What do you believe leader’s primary role when it comes to influencing the culture of an organization?
Getting to know each employee on a personal level and creating a deep meaningful friendship with every person in the organization.
Maintaining the culture put in place by the previous leader at all costs.
Implementing formal programs and systems and influencing others through ideological appeals and repeated articulation of their overarching vision.
What sort of power do you have?
Legitimate Power, magical power and information power.
Expert Power, referent power and ecological power.
Reward Power, and Legitimate Power.
When encouraging participation in an organization, which of the following do you believe is incorrect?
Encourage people to express their concerns.
Describe a proposal as tentative.
Record ideas and suggestions and look for ways to build on ideas and suggestions.
Be tactful about expressing concerns about a suggestion.
Ensure to stick to your own personal opinion and avoid any dissenting views from being discussed.
Try to utilize suggestions and show appreciation for suggestions.
How do leaders at the executive level influence organizational performance?
Create a short and long term strategy, implement that strategy, empower all employees, and create an improvement program.
Create a short and long term strategy, fail to implement the strategy, empower all employees, and create an improvement program.
Create only a short term strategy, implement that strategy, empower certain employees, and create an improvement program.
Which influence tactics you think that can be applied to you?
Pressure : Using demands, threats, frequent checking, or persistent reminders to influence the target to carry out a request.
Coalition Tactics: Seeking the aid of other to persuade the target to do something, or using the support of others as a reason for the target to agree.
Exchange: Offering an incentive, suggesting an exchange of favors, or indicating a willingness to reciprocate at a later time if the target will do what the agent requests.