GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology Social Psychology-Group Dynamics Study Material (Page 1 of 2)

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the Vroom & Yet Tons Theory


The Vroom & Yet Tons Theory

  • The most prominent role of the leader in this theory, as propounded by the fetus and Eton (Vroom & Yet ton, 1973) , is considered to be decision making, and this is the point in which this theory basically throws light. This principle is based on the following three postulates: -
    • Alternative Decision Style
    • Decision Effectiveness
    • Choosing Particular Decision Style
  • Alternative Decision Style - Here we will describe these three in detail. Under the alternative decision style, the leader has the choice of what style he will use. In this theory, alternative decision style is divided into three types: -
    • Autoc…

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the Situational Theory


The Situational Theory

  • According to the circumstantial theory, leadership does not have the hand of the qualities of the individual, but rather the characteristics of the group situation. The determination of who will be the leader of the group is not by modesty of personality but by the present situation or time of the group.
  • Therefore, this theory is also called Time Theory or Zeitgeist Theory. In order to be effective and successful in becoming a leader, a leader must be able to understand his style and different circumstances. Credit for the rendering of this theory goes to Paul Hersy and…

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