The Situational Leader


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Which of the following is NOT an example of situational leadership?

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1. Anne coaches girls soccer. This season she is working with teams from two different age groups, one team is for 8-9 year old girls, and the other is for 14-16 year old girls. How can Anne apply situational leadership based on the capacity of the followers?

2. Mike coaches boys baseball. During practice, Mike spends a lot of time working with each of the boys on specific baseball skills. On game day, however, Mike becomes very directive, giving rapid instructions to the boys. This is an example of situational leadership based on the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet helps you check your knowledge of characteristics found in a situational leader. You will be quizzed on situational theories and traits of situational leadership.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Circumstances that require situational leaders to adjust their style
  • Characteristics of a situational leader
  • Factors assessed by a situational leader before decisions are made
  • Situational management

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about decision making in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding situational leaders
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about behavior and practices associated with situational management

Additional Learning

Learn more about situational leadership by reviewing the corresponding lesson on The Situational Leader. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what situational leadership is
  • Examine characteristics of a situational leader
  • Understand principles of situational management
  • Identify factors a situational leader must assess before making a decision