The managerial grid, propounded by Robert Blake and Jane Srygley Mouton, is a well-deve
The managerial grid, propounded by Robert Blake and Jane Srygley Mouton, is a well-developed approach to defining leadership styles. It identifies five distinct leadership styles. According to this grid, the (9, 9) manager
(a)Gives thoughtful attention to the needs of people, for a satisfying relationship leads to a comfortable, friendly atmosphere and work tempo
(b)Believes that concern for people and tasks are compatible and that tasks need to be carefully explained and decisions endorsed by subordinates to achieve a high level of commitment
(c)Believes in compromise, so that decisions are taken but only if endorsed by subordinates
(d)Exerts minimum effort to get required work done
(e)Is task-oriented and stresses the quality of the decision over the wishes of subordinates.