- Relationship-oriented leaders – motivated primarily by close personal relationships with others
- Task-oriented leaders – motivated primarily by getting the job done
(Ayman, Chemers, & Fiedler, 1995)
Please note that most effective leaders excel at both relationships and getting tasks completed.
Ayman, R., Chemers, M. M., & Fiedler, F. (1995). The contingency model of leadership effectiveness: Its level of analysis. Leadership Quarterly, 6(2), 147–167.