Fred E. Fiedler provided a starting point for situational leadership research.
Fred E. Fiedler provided a starting point for situational leadership research. Fiedler and his associates at the University of Illinois suggested a contingency theory of leadership which holds that people become leaders not only because of the attributes of their personalities but also because of various situational factors and the interactions between leaders and managers. In this regard, situational leadership is a contingency theory that focuses on
[B]The least-preferred coworker
[C]The leader's preferred style