Critically analyse contingency and situational theory
In the light of the situational leadership theory and contingency theory, the situational contingency theory proposes that leadership or organizational effectiveness, depends on two factors: the leader of the incentive structure or the extent of the leadership style and leadership situation for leader control and influence on the results and the overall situational leadership methods show that leaders must adopt flexible ways to diagnose the appropriate leadership style, and able to apply the appropriate style. Leader is not a special varieties or birth, on the contrary, individuals must develop their abilities in organization function for leadership. There are two types of the leadership styles they are task-oriented and person-oriented. In addition, leadership styles and situational control could both contribute to the team performance in the team cooperation.In the practice of these two separatetheory in the two in the form of the discussion of the real situation, so that these two theories could be better understand.
What effects do situational-specific factors have on leadership?
In the definition of the situational specific factors, the task oriented and person oriented, they are all depend on the leadership. The personality of the leader could have the positive impact on the team performance; also the leader should in charge of the key terms in the process of the team cooperation. In the real example, the leader and team members are all contributed to the certain task in the term of the cooperation, so that they should make a plan on how to achieve the final goal in the task oriented. Besides that, the members are always followed by the certain leader in the term of the certain task.
How do contingency factors influence the effectiveness of leadership styles?
There are three types of the contingency factors; they are the favorableness of the leader-match relations, the degree to which the tasks performed by the group were structured, and the leader’s position. In the real example in the team performance, the leadership and situation control could decision on the performance of the team. Normally, the leader has decision on the direction of the team such as the key decision making on the financial budget, policy and other rules in the process of the team cooperation. In addition, the team members could also contribute in the team on their own talent and skills in a team, so that the team could be performance well. #p#分页标题#e#
What are the strengths and weaknesses of each theory and how might the shortcomings of each be overcome?
in the term of the discussion of the each theory, the positive side of the situational theory, the situations should be considered well before the cooperation. In addition, the leadership theory could be focus on the style of the leaders in the terms of the cooperation. The downside could be summarized the relationship between the leaders and team members on the matter of the conflict to overcome, so that the factors such as background, education and cultural factors, these are also important in the term of the team cooperation.