Style 2 (S2).
This leadership style is characterized byabove-average amounts of both task and relationship behavior.
Style 3 (S3).
This style is characterized by above-averageamounts of relationship behavior and below-averageamounts of task behavior.
Style 4 (S4).
This style is characterized by below-average amounts of both relationship behavior and task behavior.The authors state the leadership situations involving the family,schools or other settings, different words may be more appropriate than
behavior-but the underlying definitions remain thesame.
Figure 1: Effective Leader Behavior (page 192)
Adapted from Paul Hersey, Situational Selling (Escondido, Calif.: Center for Leadership Studies, 1985), p. 20.