3-pages Situational leadership defines effectiveness when the leader can determine the level of development needed of the subordinates in a situation and then apply the appropriate leadership style to fill the gap. In this assignment, you will discuss the impact or influence demographics have on the four leadership style preferences. Discuss the following:
- Do you think that age influences the preference for a type leadership style? Which of the four leadership styles (delegating, supporting, coaching, directing) do you think Generation Z, Generation Y (millennials), Generation X, baby boomers, and traditionalists would prefer? Justify your answer with the literature.
- Do you think that gender influences the preference for a particular leadership style? Which of the four leadership styles do you think males and females prefer?
- Are demographics such as age and gender reflected in situational leadership approaches? Justify your answer.