The Vroom-Yetton decision-making style model is one of the toughest topics that we’ve covered in the class. In essence it is fairly simple—as a leader, the style you choose for making a decision depends on the situation. What makes it more difficult though is that the diagram and other features can be intimidating.
For this discussion, first review the background readings on this model. Then find some sources online regarding this model—they can be either webpages or a videos. Make sure the information presented in this source matches what you’ve read in the background materials, but also find one that you think helps simplify or explain this model in a clear manner.
The Vroom-Yetton model can be difficult to follow and understand at first, so be sure to go carefully through these three readings to develop a solid understanding of the model before you begin your assignments:
Rigolosi, E. (2005). Chapter 6: Diagnosing the task. Management and Leadership in Nursing and Health Care : An Experiential Approach. New York, NY, USA: Springer Publishing Company, 2005. [eBook Academic Collection.]
Vroom, V. (1976). Can leaders learn to lead? Organizational Dynamics, 4(3), 17-28. [ProQuest]
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