Rey Ty’s Notes
Reference: David G. Myers. (2012). Psychology in Everyday Life. 2nd
ed. NY: Worth Publishers.
“How can leaders be most effective?
Harness strengths by matching tasks to talents and reinforcing positive behaviors.
Set specific, challenging goals that stretch employees, but not beyond what they can do.
Choose an appropriate leadership style for the situation, such as task leadership when a more
directive style is needed, or social leadership when a more democratic style fits best.
The most effective leaders often combine task and social leadership styles” (Myers, 2012, p.