In order to understand the interactive effects of direction and support on employee outcomes in a more rigorous way, the researchers at The Ken Blanchard Companies designed a study to investigate the effectiveness of the four leadership styles found in the SLII model, and desirable organizational outcomes like performance, trust, job satisfaction, and talent retention.
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Forty years of Blanchard research has proven that the best leadership style is the one that matches the developmental needs of the person you’re working with.
Blanchard’s chatbot helps learners apply and master leadership skills taught in SLII by providing quick access to common questions.
This study investigates the effectiveness of the four leadership styles of the SLII model, which evolved from initiating structure and consideration.
Discover the power of the SLII® model through these peak performance stories and learn how it guides you to provide just the right amount of direction and support exactly when it is needed.
With SLII, managers and direct reports learn how to speak a common language that builds trust and a sense of partnership.
Learn how managers connect with their people using a situational approach to leadership.
The Experience of good leadership connects, empowers, and inspires.
The SLII Experience uses game-changing leadership development techniques that immerse learners in SLII quickly, deeply, and effectively.
Effective leader behaviors are context-specific, depending on the development level of the follower on a particular goal or task.
Achieve a deeper understanding of the concept of development level and its components.
Learn how to help your leaders diagnose development level on new tasks and goals, and how to provide people with the proper amounts of direction and support to get up-to-speed quickly.