Tonya M. Jones, BS, MA

Tonya M. Jones, BS, MA is the Learning and Organizational Effectiveness Training Manager with Sentara Healthcare, where she is responsible for facilitating and managing Professional Development Courses to over 3,000 leaders who collectively manage over 28,000 employees. She also serves as a consultant, meeting with managers and supervisors across the Organization to determine their leadership development needs and holds several training certifications such as Emotional Intelligence, Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory, Situational Leadership and Crucial Confrontations. During her 20- year career as a facilitator, she has had the opportunity to instruct in the private sector as well as the public sector to include city, state and federal government.

The Situational Leadership Model

Situational Leadership is an effective coaching tool that focuses on successfully leading employees through a specific situation and/or task. Depending on the task or situation and the employee’s readiness, leaders need to coach differently. Three key steps assist in identifying how to coach an employee. Applying Situational Leadership builds relationships, gets results and benefits the productivity of the organization.

At the end of the professional development byte, you will:

  • Identify the basic premise of the Situational Leadership Model and determine its use in the workplace setting

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Leadership Blueprint Why We Better Lead and Lead Better by Dr. Paul Hersey

Tonya Jones has disclosed she has no relevant financial relationships.