A Michigan study on Leadership identifies the following three types of leadership behaviour:
Task oriented behaviour
Relationship oriented behaviour
The task oriented behaviour focuses on:
Providing support systems
The broad parameters of Relationship oriented behaviour are:
In either of the above, the leader renders unqualified support to the team members to enhance their work profile. The support system provided by the leader to his team mates results in the following among the subordinates:
Reduction in the amount of stress
Higher job satisfaction
Less turnover in human resources
Increase in the self-confidence
Willingness to take additional responsibility
The leader renders unqualified support to the team members to enhance their work profile.
We will be examining the salient features of some of the above in the subsequent features.
About the Author
G. Balasubramanian is the Chairperson of Board of Adivsors to International Council for School Leadership (ICSL)
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