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Situational Leadership® (Dr. Paul Hersey)
"Situational Leadership®" is more than ever "the n° 1 tool".
In times of continuous change, talent development and cross-functional teamwork, the need for strong and inspiring leadership is key. A flexible, situational and thus effective approach in influencing your environment is expected.
With "Situational Leadership®" you have an invaluable tool at your disposal allowing you to react in an effective and motivating way to the needs of your environment.
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Deployed in over 70% of Fortune 500 companies, Situational Leadership® is the most successful and widely used leadership model available. Developed by Dr.Paul Hersey at The Center for Leadership Studies, the Situational Leadership® Model is a powerful, yet flexible tool that serves as a practical road map that leaders can leverage when making complex decisions. With over 40 years of practical application regarding both professional and personal influence, Situational Leadership® transcends cultural barriers and geographic borders, equipping leaders around the globe with the skills necessary to overcome any challenge and seize every leadership opportunity.
As the most widely adopted leadership model in the world, Situational Leadership® has undoubtedly proven to be highly effective at driving behavior change and building successful leaders around the globe. Still, the question needs to be asked, "Why Situational Leadership®?"
Core and Critical Content: Situational Leadership® integrates foundational contributions from pioneers in the behavioral sciences (Taylor; Mayo; Herzberg; McClelland; and many more)
Universal Appeal: Situational Leadership® has been successfully implemented and sustained as a part of leadership development initiatives in private, public, for profit and nonprofit organizations around the world for over 40 years
Compatibility: Situational Leadership® can be effectively integrated with other core influence models (like Myers-Briggs, DiSC® and Emotional Intelligence) and leveraged to successfully implement change, build teams and manage conflict constructively
Simple and Actionable: Some models take simple things and make them difficult. Situational Leadership® takes difficult things and condenses them into a series of easy to understand, actionable steps
In memory of Dr. Paul Hersey
On Tuesday December 18th, Dr. Paul "Doc" Hersey, Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Center for Leadership Studies, passed away peacefully at the age of 81. In his final moments, he was surrounded by his loving wife Suzie, close family and friends.
Dr. Paul Hersey is internationally recognized as a leading authority on training and development in leadership and management. The Situational Leadership® Model he developed has been used to train more than 14 million managers in thousands of companies across the globe and is deployed in 70% of Fortune 500 companies.
A staunch advocate of education, Dr. Hersey has received numerous degrees from various institutions, including a doctorate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science from Seton Hall University.
After developing The Situational Leadership® Model in the late 1960s, Dr. Paul Hersey spent the last 40+ years traveling the globe to teach his model to leaders from all over the world. His love of teaching was unmatched as was evidenced by his insistence to follow through on a client commitment in mid-November, despite his failing health.
At the time of this death, Dr. Paul Hersey was a Distinguished Professor of Leadership Studies at Nova Southeastern University and formerly served on the faculties of Northern Illinois University, California State College at Chico, The University of Arkansas and Ohio University. In addition, Dr. Hersey also served as Chairman of the Department of Management, Dean of the School of Business and President of California American University - Graduate School of Applied Behavioral Science.
Dr. Hersey has authored or coauthored numerous papers, articles and books, including the best-selling management text "Management of Organizational Behavior: Utilizing Human Resources" along with "Organizational Change Through Effective Leadership" and "Selling: A Behavioral Science Approach", "The Situational Leader", "Situational Selling", "Situational Service: Customer Care for the Practitioner" and "Situational Parenting". Dr. Hersey introduced his most recent book at ASTD in May of 2012 titled "Leadership Blueprint: Why We Better Lead and Lead Better".
Most importantly, Dr. Paul Hersey will be remembered as a man with an incredibly generous spirit who adored his wife Suzie, his 6 children, 16 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.