Ohio State Leadership Studies states leaders exhibit two types of behaviors, Initiating Structure and Consideration in managing employees to achieve goals.
Michigan Leadership Studies is a Behavioral Leadership Theory that identify which leadership styles results in higher performance from the workforce.
Both transactional and transformational leadership are needed. The transactional leaders ensure that routine work is done reliably, while the transformational leaders look after initiatives that add value.
Hersey-Blanchard’s contingency theory of leadership means is that leaders are products of real situations rather than gifts of nature.
Fiedler’s Contingency Theory of Leadership holds that people become leaders not only because of their qualities but also because of various situational factors.
Leadership continuum shows a wide range of leadership style on a continuum that moves from authoritarian to free-rein.
The core of transactional leadership lies in the notion that the leader, who holds power and control his or her employees or followers, provides incentives for followers to do what the leader wants.
Trait model of leadership is based on the characteristics of many leaders both successful and unsuccessful, used to predict leadership effectiveness.
Path Goal Theory indicates that a leader must properly set path to goal, guide and explain how to achieve the goal successfully to followers.
Behavioral Leadership Theories are developed by scientifically studying the behaviors of leaders and effects of them on the workforce and environment.