Path-Goal Style

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Path-Goal Style For many years, people have wondered what makes a good leader. Is it the environment that they are born into or are they made into good leader, who knows. One would believe that we could not give a clear definition of what makes a leader. According to (Kinicki & Kreitner, 2009, p. 346) leadership is defined as “a social influence process in which the leader seeks the voluntary participation of subordinates in an effort to reach organizational goals. Leadership for many is a desirable quality learned through the experience of becoming great followers. Directive, supportive, participative, and achievement-oriented leaderships are styles to be considered in order to achieve effective leadership approach. Through the path-goal model, appropriate leadership styles in certain situation or circumstances are easily determined. While working as an employment specialist, job developer, coordinator, and supervisor for UCAN Family Works can be a stressful position. For an employment specialist the job consist of preparing individuals from a public housing development to beco...
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