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Path-goal Theory


Path-goal theory is half leadership, half motivational theory. Path-goal theory is a contingency theory, in that it predicts how leaders style will interact with follower needs and the nature of the task. Intro to Leadership Theory. Why Theory. A Word on Theory. Trait Theory.

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14 Leadership Studies – Quick Overview of Leadership


The fundamental lesson of this theory is that there is no one “best” style of leadership, and to truly be effective, leaders have to change and adapt their methods depending on the situation and the person or group they’re working with. CONTINGENCY THEORY OF LEADERSHIP. Not bad advice, no matter who you’re leading.