Tag: Leadership Traits

The Path-Goal Theory of Leadership

One of the more notable, as well as complicatedleadership theories is the Path-Goal Theory of Leadership. Much like the situational leadership theorydeveloped by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard, the path-goal theory operates with the ideathat leaders should adapt their leadership styles to their subordinates. Developed in 1971 by Robert House, the path-goaltheory is actually based on the popular expectancy theory...