Dreyfus Skill Acquisition & Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership

When I read about the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition I couldn’t help to notice the resemblance with the The Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership® Theory I wrote about in a previous article.

Here is the updated table after the connections have been made: Continue reading


Leadership skills: The Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership® Theory

Among the many leadership theories out there, the Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership® Theory is on top of my favourites. Briefly, it states that successful leaders match their leadership style with the maturity and experience levels of the people they’re leading. When successfully using this theory, leaders are placing more or less emphasis on the task or the relationship with the person, depending on what are the needs to successfully accomplish an objective. Continue reading