The Managerial Grid Analysis
Below is a list of statements about leadership behavior. Read each one carefully, then, using the following scale, decide the extent to which it actually applies to you. For best results, answer as truthfully as possible. never 0 1 sometimes 2 3 4 always 5


___4____ I encourage my team to participate when it comes decision making time and I try to implement their ideas and suggestions.

____3___ Nothing is more important than accomplishing a goal or task.

____4__ I closely monitor the schedule to ensure a task or project will be completed in time.

____4___ I enjoy coaching people on new tasks and procedures.

_____4__ The more challenging a task is, the more I enjoy it.

____4___ I encourage my employees to be creative about their job.

___4____ When seeing a complex task through to completion, I ensure that every detail is accounted for.

____4___ I find it easy to carry out several complicated tasks at the same time.

and journals about training. and trade journals about my profession. _____4__ I manage my time very efficiently. ___4____ I enjoy analyzing problems. ___4____ I enjoy explaining the intricacies and details of a complex task or project to my employees. ____4___ When correcting mistakes. and psychology. ____4___ I enjoy reading articles. I do not worry about jeopardizing relationships. leadership. and then putting what I have read into action. _____4__ Counseling my employees to improve their performance or behavior is second nature to me. ____4___ I honor other people's boundaries. ____4___ Breaking large projects into small manageable tasks is second nature to me. books. ___4____ Nothing is more important than building a great team. . books.___4____ I enjoy reading articles. and then implementing the new procedures I have learned.

6 I inform subordinates about what needs to be done and how it needs to be done. I ask for suggestions from subordinates concerning how to carry out assignments. I say things that hurt subordinates' personal feelings. Key: 1 = Never 2 = Hardly ever 3 = Seldom 4 = Occasionally ______________________________________________________________________ _____1.3 . .5 I let subordinates know that I expect them to perform at their highest level. _____2.4 I ask subordinates to follow standard rules and regulations. . . . -6 I act without consulting my subordinates. _____7.3 I listen receptively to subordinates' ideas and suggestions. _____4.5 I consult with subordinates when facing a problem. Indicate how often each statement is true of your own behavior. _____5. . .1 _____12.2. I let subordinates know what is expected of them. I set goals for subordinates' performance that are quite challenging. .4 I do little things to make it pleasant to be a member of the group. Path-Goal Theory Analysis Path-Goal Leadership Questionnaireiii INSTRUCTIONS: This questionnaire contains questions about different styles of pathgoal leadership.3 _____11.5 5 = Often 6 = Usually 7 = Always _____10.5 I maintain a friendly working relationship with subordinates. . . _____9. _____3. . . _____8. _____6.

– 3 _____17. -5 _____18. I ask subordinates for suggestions on what assignments should be made. I show that I have doubts about their ability to meet most objectives. . I explain the level of performance that is expected of subordinates. 1 _____19. I consistently set challenging goals for subordinates to attain.6 _____14. I encourage continual improvement in subordinates' performance. . I give vague explanations of what is expected of subordinates on the job.5 _____16. ._____13. I help subordinates overcome problems that stop them from carrying out their tasks. I behave in a manner that is thoughtful of subordinates' personal needs.6 _____15. .4 _____20. -3 .

Wait until they're ready to speak up. Visualize yourself in charge of a group discussion. Read the first problem and possible solutions. Suggest that the group vote on what to do next. Discussion is lively. which matches that solution. As you lead the group. but reluctant to speak up.3. Your group is having trouble getting started. the following six problems arise. a. You have tried to make everyone feel comfortable. ______________________________________________________________________ 1. Make some specific assignments to different people and help them complete their assignments. c. . Everyone seems interested and cooperative. The group is operating extremely well. Reduce your leadership. a. Leadership Style – Democratic Leadership style analysis LEADERSHIP STYLE QUESTIONNAIRE Instructions .Think of a group or organization in which you are a member. Members get along well with each other. b. Be sure agreement is reached on each point before proceeding. Keep the group firmly under your control or the group will lose its momentum. 2. b. You have allowed time to get acquainted. Everyone is contributing to the group. c. Choose the best of the possible solutions and circle the letter. You want to insure that this continues. Keep in mind that you are in charge of group discussion for a particular group. Let group members lead the group as much as possible.

Outline the changes and see that they are made. The group was going great. a. If no one strongly disagrees. . Leave the group alone. but you would like to make some changes so that more members will get involved. 5. Someone has just suggested that maybe the group should take a recess for two or three months. The group is working well and relations among members are very positive. then let the group decide what will be done. Tell it like it is.3. Two or three members have done most of the talking and all of the work. Propose a new course of action for the group. list possible topics. 4. but no one wants to take any action although several activities would be appropriate and each activity has been discussed. Members are beginning to bicker. a. Slowly assert yourself to give the group more direction. c. then comply with their wishes. but now it is falling apart. Don't get involved. Propose the changes. a. c. Take a vote on the suggested recess. Ask the group if you should provide more direction. Suggest that the group move on to another topic. b. Everyone seems happy. It is hard to stay on the subject. b. make assignments and see that they are carried out. Your group has completed an excellent discussion of a topic they chose. Let everyone have their say. You feel somewhat unsure about your lack of direction of the group. Explain why they are needed. 6. c. b. a. If no one disagrees. Don't do anything that might threaten group productivity. The group has been very productive.

. c. Just keep quiet until the group arrives at a decision.b. Choose an activity for the group and make assignments.

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