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Reflect on the following questions in a well-written post on your Reflection Blog. Do not simply list and answer the prompts. Instead, write your blog, incorporating your thoughts into your reflection. Make certain to incorporate your own experiences into your reflection.
Blanchard (2008) includes a leader’s directive and supportive behaviors as the foundation of his situational leadership theory. Directive behavior typically represents a one-way communication where the leader directs the activity that the follower will complete. Supportive behaviors are considered “two-way” where the responses exhibit emotional and social support and the follower participates with the leader in the discussion. Consider some of your roles (parent, child, friend, leader, follower, etc.) and provide examples of how you use supportive and directive behaviors.
Course Readings (please use for at least 2 of your sources):
Northouse, P. G. (2018). Leadership: Theory and Practice 8thed. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publishing
Chapter 4: Behavioral Approach
Chapter 5: Situational Approach