What Is Situational Leadership? - Theories, Styles & Definition


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Situational leadership theory is a part of which group of theories?

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1. What are the two leadership behaviors that a manager can manipulate based on his assessment of his employees?

2. Which theorist helped develop situational leadership?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of situational leadership styles. Some of the material you'll be assessed on includes knowing the theorist who developed situational leadership as well as identifying the larger group of theories to which situational leadership theory belongs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Two leadership behaviors
  • Management approaches of situational leadership
  • Components of a followers maturity

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on situational leadership styles
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the four management approaches of situational leadership and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the theorist who developed situational leadership
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about two leadership behaviors that a manager can manipulate based on his assessment of his employees

Additional Learning

To learn more about leadership, review the accompanying lesson called What is Situational Leadership? - Theories, Styles & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the larger category of leadership theories
  • Identify the four leadership behaviors and define each
  • Explain how an employee's psychological and task maturity levels fit into a leader's style of situational leadership