path global theory

Path-Goal Theory depend on the match between a leader’s behavior, the task at hand, and the characteristics of the subordinates. Path-Goal Theory states that employees can be motivated if they believe their work will reap rewards.

As you begin this Discussion, think about the relationship between Path-Goal Theory and follower motivation. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of Path-Goal Theory and its impact on subordinate behavior. Review the Leader Behaviors described in the course text, Leadership: Theory and Practice. Find an article that discusses leadership behavior.

Post a description of the leadership behavior in the article you found. Describe how this behavior impacted or might impact subordinates. Analyze the relationship of Path-Goal Theory and follower motivation to achieve goals and objectives. Explain how the strengths and weaknesses of Path-Goal Theory are illustrated in the article.