MGT chapter 14

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MGT chapter 14 quiz

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Question 1

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_____ is the process of influencing others to achieve group or organizational goals.
Answer
  • Reinforcement
  • Autonomy
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal influence
  • Transaction

Question 2

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Which of the following statements about leaders and managers is true?
Answer
  • Managers are critical to inspiring employees and setting long-term direction.
  • Leaders are more concerned with means, while managers are more concerned with ends.
  • Organizations need both leaders and managers.
  • Most organizations place greater emphasis on leadership than on management.
  • Leaders are critical to getting out the day-to-day work.

Question 3

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Relatively stable characteristics such as abilities, psychological motives, or consistent patterns of behavior, form the basis for the _____ theory of leadership.
Answer
  • Situational
  • Contingency
  • Trait
  • Expectancy
  • Path-goal

Question 4

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Which one of the following traits refers to high levels of effort and is characterized by achievement, motivation, energy, tenacity, and initiative?
Answer
  • Drive
  • Emotional Stability
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Self-confidence

Question 5

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According to the Blake/Mouton leadership grid, _____ leadership style occurs when leaders care about having a friendly, enjoyable work environment but don't really pay much attention to production or performance.
Answer
  • middle-of-the-road
  • team management
  • country club
  • authority-compliance
  • impoverished management

Question 6

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Which of the following is an example of a situational theory of leadership?
Answer
  • Fiedler's contingency theory
  • Stimulus-response theory
  • Equity theory of leadership
  • Trait theory
  • Charismatic leadership theory

Question 7

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In Fiedler's contingency theory, the term _____ refers to the degree to which a particular condition either permits or denies a leader the chance to influence the behavior of group members.
Answer
  • situational favorableness
  • initiating structure
  • position power
  • task favorableness
  • cognitive dissonance

Question 8

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In Fiedler's contingency theory, the term _____ refers to the degree to which leaders are able to hire, fire, reward, and punish workers.
Answer
  • authority-compliance
  • position power
  • initiating structure
  • situational favorableness
  • task structure

Question 9

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Which of the following is an example of an environmental contingency in path-goal theory?
Answer
  • Locus of control
  • Perceived ability
  • Subordinate performance
  • Task structure
  • Subordinate experience

Question 10

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A study was conducted by a company on how leadership behavior influences employees' attitude toward their job. It was found that it is important for leaders to be friendly with and to show concern for their employees to promote job satisfaction. Which of the following leadership behaviors is emphasized in this scenario?
Answer
  • Compliance
  • Achievement orientation
  • Initiating structure
  • Task orientation
  • COnsideration

Question 11

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Which of the following is NOT one of the four leadership styles identified in the path-goal theory of leadership?
Answer
  • Participative
  • Supportive
  • Charismatic
  • Achievement-oriented
  • Directive

Question 12

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According to the path-goal theory of leadership, which of the following leadership styles involves being friendly and approachable to employees, showing concern for them and their welfare, treating them as equals, and creating a friendly climate?
Answer
  • Leadership empowerment
  • Supportive leadership
  • Directive leadership
  • Achievement-oriented leadership
  • Participative leadership

Question 13

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The founder of a medical products distributor, establishes challenging goals for his employees and is confident that they will be able to achieve these goals. In terms of the path-goal theory, the founder is exhibiting a(n) _____ leadership style.
Answer
  • charismatic
  • participative
  • relationship-oriented
  • supportive
  • Achievement-oriented

Question 14

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The _____ is an organization's set of procedures, rules, and policies.
Answer
  • position power
  • primary work group
  • formal authority system
  • locus of control
  • situational favorableness

Question 15

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The normative decision theory _____.
Answer
  • states that the situation determines what leadership style to use
  • helps leaders determine how much employee participation should be used in decision making
  • assumes that certain inalienable characteristics determine the most effective leaders
  • assumes leaders are generally unable to change their leadership style
  • assumes leader behavior can be fitted to subordinate characteristics

Question 16

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Which of the following is a rule used within normative decision theory to increase decision acceptance?
Answer
  • The subordinate information rule
  • The leader information rule
  • The commitment requirement rule
  • The goal congruence rule
  • The problem structure rule

Question 17

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_____ is the ability to anticipate, envision, maintain flexibility, and work with others to initiate change that will create a positive future for an organization.
Answer
  • Autocratic leadership
  • Empathetic leadership
  • Progressive leadership
  • Initiating leadership
  • Strategic leadership

Question 18

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_____ is leadership that creates a positive image of the future that motivates organizational members and provides direction for future planning and goal setting.
Answer
  • Visionary leadership
  • Participative leadership
  • Autocratic leadership
  • Supportive leadership
  • Power-oriented leadership

Question 19

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The two types of visionary leadership are _____.
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  • situational leadership and transactional leadership
  • charismatic leadership and transformational leadership
  • transformational leadership and transactional leadership
  • situational leadership and strategic leadership
  • tactical leadership and charismatic leadership

Question 20

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The two kinds of charismatic leaders are _____.
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  • optimistic charismatics and pessimistic charismatics
  • visionary and nonvisionary leaders
  • effective charismatics and ineffective charismatics
  • transformational and transactional leaders
  • ethical charismatics and unethical charismatics

Question 21

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_____ is a leadership that generates awareness and acceptance of a group's purpose and mission and gets employees to see beyond their own needs and self-interest for the good of the group.
Answer
  • Autocratic leadership
  • Charismatic leadership
  • Transformational leadership
  • Virtual leadership
  • Transactional leadership

Question 22

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Transformational leaders _____.
Answer
  • do not allow followers to question assumptions
  • help followers see how their jobs fit with the organization's vision
  • have moral standards that put their interests before everyone else's
  • often rely on discipline to bring performance up to standards
  • do what is best for themselves instead of their organizations

Question 23

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Transactional leaders often _____.
Answer
  • put their interests before their organization's needs
  • motivate followers by providing them with meaningful and challenging work
  • pay special attention to individual needs by creating learning opportunities
  • help followers see how their jobs fit with the organization's vision
  • rely too heavily on discipline or threats to bring performance up to standards

Question 24

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Which type of leader behaviour is demonstrated by a CEO who visits company plants to meet and talk to employees at all levels in order to better understand their concerns and feelings?
Answer
  • Initiating structure
  • Consideration
  • Self-confidence
  • Reciprocity
  • Autonomy

Question 25

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When an individual is running for a local political office, he or she makes lots of promises to people. When the individual wins the election and assumes office, he or she is often unable to carry out the political promises. In the context of leadership traits, the individual lacks _____.
Answer
  • drive
  • charisma
  • self-confidence
  • empathy
  • integrity
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