Identify which elements of the path–goal theory are represented in the following examples.

Employees at an In-N-Out hamburger outlet consistently meet their manager’s goal for completing each customer’s order within a certain amount of time. 

This is due to the structured nature of the task, which includes a specific routine for taking orders, preparing the food, and delivering it to a customer. This is an example of the environmental characteristics   element of the path–goal theory.