Task Behavior Vs Relationship Behavior

Task Behavior:

1. Task-oriented individuals concentrate on attaining specific goals and objectives.

2. They give importance to organizing work effectively, clearly defining roles, and establishing procedures to aid task completion.

3. Task-oriented leaders stress productivity, efficiency, and achieving goals.

4. Their approach revolves around tasks, emphasizing the successful execution of work tasks and projects.

Relationship Behavior:

1. Relationship-oriented people prioritize building connections and nurturing positive relationships.

2. They focus on the well-being of their team members and fostering a supportive work environment.

3. Relationship-oriented leaders emphasize creating camaraderie, trust, and respect within the team.

4. They value individuality, address personal needs, and cultivate a positive atmosphere for collaboration and teamwork.

Source — Leadership: Theory and Practice by Peter G. Northouse