Discuss when it is appropriate for a leader to use 9,9; 5,5; 9,1; and 1,9 supporting each style with a specific example .

Classic Leadership Theories MilestoneSelect three of the four classic theories listed below to discuss in an 8 – 10 page paper. For each theory selected, respond to the following questions.Leadership GridBlake and Mouton’s Leadership Grid model identifies 5 leadership styles based on the leader’s concern for people versus concern for results. The Grid styles are: Team Leadership (9,9), Middle of the Road Leadership (5,5), Authority-Compliance Leadership (9,1), Country Club Leadership (1,9), and Improvised Leadership (1,1). Discuss the styles of the Leadership Grid by responding to all the following:Define each of the five leadership styles identifying the leader’s concern for people versus concern for resultsDiscuss when it is appropriate for a leader to use 9,9; 5,5; 9,1; and 1,9 supporting each style with a specific exampleReflect on the value of the Leadership Grid to your leadership practice identifying two or more important insights gained.Situational LeadershipHersey and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership model prescribes the appropriate leadership behavior based on the follower’s competence and commitment. The model assumes leaders can adapt their behavior to the styles of Directing (S1), Coaching (S2), Supporting (S3), and Delegating (S4) based on follower’s needs. Discuss the Situational Leadership model by responding to all the following:Define and match each of the four leadership styles with the follower’s developmental levelDiscuss when it is appropriate for a leader to use S,1; S,2; S,3; and S,4 supporting each with a specific example.Reflect on the value of Situational Leadership to your leadership practice identifying two or more important insights gained.Path GoalPath Goal theory focuses on how leaders motivate followers to accomplish goals emphasizing the relationships between the leader’s style, and the characteristics of followers and tasks. By using the appropriate leadership style of directive, supportive, participative or achievement-oriented, leaders increase followers’ success and job satisfaction. Discuss the Path Goal theory by responding to all the following:Define and match each of the four leadership styles with follower and task characteristicsDiscuss when it is appropriate for a leader to use the directive, supportive, participative or achievement-oriented style supporting each with a specific exampleReflect on the value of Path Goal to your leadership practice identifying two or more important insights gained.Leader-Member Exchange (LMX)LMX theory emphasizes the relationship and interaction between leaders and followers. Discuss the LMX theory by responding to all the following:Compare and contrast the characteristics of in-groups versus out-groups discussing the leader’s role in determining who is in each group; support your response with specific examples.Discuss the phases of stranger, acquaintance and partner that leaders and followers experience to develop high quality relationships, considering how roles, communication and outcomes change.Reflect on the value of LMX to your leadership practice identifying two or more important insights gained.