Axia College Material
Contingency Theory of Leadership
|Description of work environment | |
| |Describe the work environment you intend to review for this assignment. |
| |I would like to explain the electronic retail business. The duties include customer |
| |service, stocking, receiving new products, inventory, and selling of products. The |
| |employees will have these task to do on a daily basis. |
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In the table below, categorize different leadership approaches that could be used in the work environment you have described. Provide different suggestions for each of the four approaches to leadership.
|Directive approach |Supportive approach |
|Each new employee will receive a handbook with all procedures and|I will want to introduce myself and find out more of the employee|
|policies. They will have 2 weeks’ worth of hands on training so |by asking questions on what weak points they may have in a sales |
|that they become familiar with each product and to know what is |technique. I will have them shadow me for a couple of days to see|
|planned each day on the sales floor. They will need to know their|how we operate. Also I want them to ask me any question they may |
|responsibilities by performing the duties to show exactly what is|have as we go through the...