Fernandez, S., Cho, Y. J., & Perry, J. L. (2010). Exploring the link between integrated leadership and public sector performance. The Leadership Quarterly, 21(2), 308–323. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2010.01.009
For this paper, review the article by Fernandez, Cho, and Perry in the Learning Resources. Consider some of the strengths and limitations of situational leadership presented in the article. Then, select a leader with whom you are familiar and a situation or event in which the leader was involved. Think about how the Hersey and Blanchard Model of situational leadership applies to the leader and situation you selected.
Write a 2 page paper
(a) description of two strengths and two limitations of situational approaches to leadership.
(b) Briefly describe the leader and situation you selected.
(c) Evaluate the leader’s response and leadership effectiveness based on the Hersey and Blanchard model.
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