Leadership Theories - Important Theories of Leadership
Just as management knowledge is supported by various theories, the leadership function of management too is authenticated by various theories. While the behavioural theories of leadership focused on discovering the constant relationship between leadership behaviours and the group performance, the contemporary theories emphasized the significance of situational factors (such as stress level, job structure, leaders intelligence, followers traits, etc.) as well.
Some of the important leadership theories are as follows:
- Blake and Moutons Managerial Grid
- Houses Path Goal Theory
- Great Man Theory
- Trait Theory
- LMX Theory
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