Examples of applying Situational and Style Leadership Approaches. I work in the accounting field for the Department of Defense and in my office; where there are five employees and one supervisor.
A situational leader pays close attention to the changing needs of the team, task, and organization. They adjust their leadership style as needed to bring out the best in team members and ensure successful outcomes. Active listening.
Ken Blanchard introduced a newly revised version of Situational Leadership in 1985 in A Situational Approach to Managing People. The leadership model does feature a few differences but still operates by pairing leadership styles to an employee’s needs.