Leadership Theories Quiz: Behavioral vs Contingency

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Contingency leadership theories focus on the idea that there is one best way to lead in all situations.

Contingency leadership theory variables include leader-member relations, task structure, and position power.

The path-goal leadership model is a descriptive leadership model.

The normative leadership model has four styles and two variables.

The major difference between behavioral and contingency leadership theories is that behavioral theories focus on specific behaviors of leaders, while contingency theories focus on situational factors.


Test your knowledge of leadership theories with a focus on behavioral and contingency approaches. This quiz covers the major differences between the two theories and explores the behavioral contribution to contingency leadership.

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