1. What explanation would you offer to show how the style approach works? In what situations do you think leaders need to be more task oriented, and when do they need to be more relationship oriented? Support with examples.
2. Identify and discuss the three-skills approach and provide one workplace example where they can be very successful in a leadership process. How does the new skills-based model of organizational leadership extend the knowledge of the three-skills approach?
3. Using Blake and Mouton's leadership/managerial grid found in the Northouse textbook, in what situations are the different styles best? Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each.