The Path-Goal Theory and Leadership Styles


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Path-Goal Theory involves _____.

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1. Mike is a sales manager who was recently informed of a large account his company will be acquiring this year. He brought this new information up at his monthly meeting so his team could discuss what that might mean for their sales goals this fiscal year. What style of leadership is Mike displaying?

2. When a manager gives specific advice, clarifies expectations, and assigns tasks, he is using which leadership style?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a collection of complete the sentence style questions. The questions will give you a definition and you will complete the sentence with the correct term. Other questions will describe the actions of a manager. You will have to categorize her leadership style.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following:

  • Path-Goal Theory
  • Sharing information with employees
  • Identify various leadership styles

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Path-Goal Theory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding leadership styles and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - ensure you understand the ways mangers address moral and incentives in the workplace

Additional Learning

This corresponding lesson entitled The Path-Goal Theory and Leadership Styles will help you absorb the various subtleties of the given information. The lesson covers these topics:

  • Defining Path-Goal Theory
  • Exploring Path-Goal Theory leadership styles
  • Applying knowledge to managerial scenarios