Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Situational Leadership

Situational leadership is a management approach that acknowledges that different management styles are more effective in some situations, depending on the task at hand and the needs of an individual employee. Leaders need to understand what the response options are in order to develop situational awareness for tailoring their approach to the circumstance. Gartner’s situational leadership model identifies five general patterns of behaviors: Commander, Catalyst, Coach, Collaborator and Consultant.

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021. Discover the top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021.