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- What are the advantages and disadvantages to style leadership and situational leadership?
- Provide at least one example of a situation in which each approach would be most effective in managing teams.

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The answer to this problem explains situational and style leadership. The references related to the answer are also included.

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The first advantage of the style approach to leadership is that it focuses on the behavior of the leaders. The second advantage is that it helps brings a balance in leadership behavior from being task oriented to being people oriented. The third advantage is that gives a simple framework to evaluate leadership. The two types of behavior are easy to understand and identify (Bonnici. C, 2011).

The first disadvantage of this approach is it focuses on the leader and its behavior but not on organizational factors. The second disadvantage is that it does not consider ...

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