The Situational Leadership framework has been around for a long time—Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard published the first version of SL in the late 60s.
But in our experience it is second-to-none in terms of helping emerging leaders understand the critical art of delegation—adapting your leadership
style not just to the individual you're delegating to, but to that person's "performance-readiness."
Craig Laviano explains more in a video below, which we made for a UK-based client. Craig (as most people reading this will know) is Learn Interactive's CLO. But he's also a protégé of one of the pioneers of Situational Leadership, Frank Wagner.