The Situational Leadership Model is arguably the most recognised, utilised and effective leadership and influence tool in the history of the behavioural sciences. Dr Paul Hersey’s task-specific, original Situational Leadership Model is based on the relationship between leaders and followers and serves as a framework to analyse each situation based on the
- Amount of guidance and direction (task behaviour) a leader gives
- Amount of socio-emotional support (relationship behaviour) a leader provides
- Readiness level that followers exhibit in performing a specific task, function, or objective.