Use Table 6.1 Path-Goal Theory: How it Works in Northouse to assess the subordinate and task characteristics of your leadership challenge, and determine which of the four leader behaviors is predicted to be most effective? Compare this with your score on Path-Goal Questionnaire at the end of chapter 6. According to this theory, is your preferred leadership style predicted to be effective in this situation or not? f not, what style would be more effective?
Use the LMX Questionnaire at the end of chapter 7 in Northouse to measure the leader-follower respect, trust and obligation in your leadership challenge. Based on this analysis, what are the strengths and challenges facing you as the leader?