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Question 1 According to research, what was most cited as a barrier to team success? Select one: a. Ineffective communication b. Lack of goal setting c. Keeping moral high d. Lack of role clarity e. Lack of trust Question 2 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text A set of leader characteristics that reflect high level of effort and a high need for achievement is identified as: Select one: a. drive. b. motivation. c. effort power. d. integrity. Question 3 Not yet answeredMarked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Leaders who relate to others to serve their needs and enhance their personal growth while strengthening the organization are known as: Select one: a. bridge leaders. b. servant-leaders. c. shared leaders. d. lateral leaders. Question 4 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Leaders who emphasize scheduling, maximizing efficiency and setting perfect goals are: Select one: a. consideration-centered. b. task-oriented. c. employee-centered d. initiating structure. Question 5 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Path-goal theory is concerned with: Select one: a. the relationship of follower maturity to leader behaviors. b. the level of participation that a leader might allow a workgroup to assume under varying conditions c. how leaders influence subordinate's perceptions of their work and how their goals might be attained. d. the personal style of the leader in combination with the maturity level of followers. Question 6 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The right or authority to tell employees what to do and they are obligated to comply with the order is referred to as: Select one: a. legitimate power. b. referent power. c. coercive power. d. expert power. Question 7 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Strategic leadership is characterized by: Select one: a. day-to-day coaching. b. guidance and corrective feedback. c. support and corrective feedback. d. purpose and meaning for the organization. Question 8 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Integrity as an identified leadership trait refers to: Select one: a. rationality. b. honesty and credibility. c. self-discipline. d. the ability to overcome obstacles. Question 9 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which of these occurs when individuals believe that their contributions are not important, that others will do the work for them or that their lack of effort will go undetected? Select one: a. Social facilitation effect b. Social Loafing c. Social conflict d. Loss of self-esteem e. Social integrating Question 10 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The need found at the bottom of Maslow's hierarchy is Select one: a. ego. b. physiological. c. safety d. self-actualization. e. social. Question 11 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The three basic stages of implementing change within an organization are Select one: a. unfreezing, freezing and thawing. b. storming, norming and performing. c. mobilizing, moving and fastening. d. planning, instituting and evaluating. e. unfreezing, moving and refreezing. Question 12 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text ____________ power to dominant when a leader is followed due to his or her charisma. Select one: a. Referent b. Expert c. Reward d. Legitimate Question 13 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which of the following statements about group norms is true? Select one: a. Norms about knowledge sharing hinder team performance. b. They are usually negative and destructive. c. They are positive because they are developed toward accomplishing the tasks of the organization. d. They are different sets of expectations of how various individuals should behave. e. They are shared beliefs about how the group members should think and behave within the group. Question 14 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Performance standards can be set with respect to which of the following? Select one: a. Quality, time used, and quantity. b. Quality, temperament, and cost. c. Quality, time used and functionality. d. Quantity, quality, and temperament. Question 15 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text As groups develop, they go through which of the following stages? Select one: a. Warming b. Growing c. Achieving d. Storming e. Regulating Question 16 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Forces that energize, direct and sustain a person's efforts are known as Select one: a. leadership b. psychological contract. c. management. d. None of the answers are correct. e. power Question 17 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The amounts a corporation owes to creditors are referred to as Select one: a. stockholders' equity. b. ROI. c. leverage. d. liabilities. e. assets. Question 18 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text A leader is Select one: a. someone with authority over others. b. someone who influences others to attain goals. c. someone well-respected by others. d. strategic level manager. e. a top level manager in a firm or business. Question 19 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text A small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, set of performance goals and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable is referred to as a Select one: a. team. b. virtual team. c. quality circle. d. work force. e. work group. Question 20 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The process of comparing the organization's practices and technologies to that of the industry's standards is known as Select one: a. scanning. b. feasibilty analysis. c. innovation. d. benchmarking. e. technology. Question 21 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which of the following is best described as a mental image of a possible and desirable future state of the organization? Select one: a. Vertical communication b. Leadership c. Horizontal communication. d. Vision e. Mission Question 22 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The theory that added the idea that the maturity of followers is a key situational factor is:Select one: a. Leader substitute theory b. Fiedler's contingency theory c. Hersey and Blanchard's situational theory d. Path-goal theory Question 23 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which type of control takes place while plans are being carried out? Select one: a. Preliminary control b. Feedforward control c. Concurrent control d. Feedback control Question 24 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text A form of leadership in which the leader solicits input from subordinates is referred to as Select one: a. autocratic leadership. b. subordinated leadership. c. democratic leadership. d. laissez-faire. e. participation in decision-making. Question 25 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text According to Organizational Behavior Modification theory, positive consequences that motivate behavior are referred to as: Select one: a. consequences. b. effectors. c. behavioral antecedents. d. reinforcers. Question 26 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Motivation refers to forces that Select one:. a. are basically involuntary. b. energize, direct and sustain a person's efforts. c. all of the answers are correct. d. are acquired through education. e. none of the answers is correct. Question 27 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The reward a worker derives directly from performing the job itself is referred to as: Select one: a. job enrichment. b. extrinsic reward. c. intrinsic reward. d. job enlargement. Question 28 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The effort-to-performance link in expectancy theory is called: Select one: a. motivational forces. b. expectancy. c. outcomes. d. instumentality. Question 29 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Bureaucratic control deals with: Select one: a. market forces. b. economic forces. c. pricing mechanisms. d. rules and regulations. Question 30 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Any process that directs the activities of individuals toward achieving organizational goals is Select one: a. directing. b. control. c. planning. d. budgeting. e. clan control. Question 31 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text An interference in the system of communication that blocks perfect understanding is referred to as Select one: a. dialogue. b. communication. c. noise. d. static. e. filtering. Question 32 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The transmission of information and meaning from one party to another through the use of shared symbols is referred to as Select one: a. communication. b. dialect. c. symbolism. d. negotiating. e. discussion. Question 33 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which type of communication is the richest medium because it offers a variety of cues in addition to words? Select one: a. Face-to-face b. Electronic c. Two-way d. One way e. Nonverbal Question 34 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text A parallel team can be best described by which of the following? Select one: a. The team is responsible for making goods or doing services. b. It works to solve a particular problem. c. Members are relieved of their usual duties while on the team. d. It works on long-term projects. Question 35 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text _______________ is a situational model that focuses on the participative dimensions of leadership, or how leaders go about making decisions. Select one: a. Path-goal theory b. Leaders substitutes theory c. Fiedler's contingency model d. The Vroom model Question 36 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Alderf's ERG Theory focuses on: Select one: a. existence needs, relatedness needs, and growth needs. b. effort, return, and goal setting. c. existentialism, relativity, and governance. d. expectancy, risk, and growth. Question 37 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The last step in the control process is: Select one: a. determining deviations. b. measuring performance. c. taking corrective action. d. comparing performance. Question 38 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The ability to influence others is referred to as: Select one: a. motivation. b. power. c. charisma. d. cohesion. Question 39 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The most important needs for managers, according to McClelland, are the needs for: Select one: a. achievement, affiliation, and power. b. equity and fair treatment. c. existence, relatedness, and growth. d. motivation and hygiene. Question 40 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text The performance-to-outcome link in expectancy theory is called: Select one: a. valence. b. expectancy. c. equity. d. instrumentatility. Question 41 Not yet answeredMarked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Withdrawing or failing to provide a reinforcing consequence is referred to as: Select one: a. extinction. b. negative reinforcement. c. expectancy. d. organizational behavior modification. Question 42 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Herzberg's theory describing hygiene and motivators as factors affecting peoples work motivation and satisfaction is referred to as: Select one: a. two-factor theory. b. path-goal theory. c. equity theory. d. the hierarchy of needs. Question 43 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text _____________ is a change in technology, a departure from previous ways of doing things. Select one: a. Innovation b. Technology c. Invention d. Intervention e. Process Question 44 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which type of power is dominant when a leader is respected for his knowledge? Select one: a. Reward power b. Legitimate power c. Referent power d. Expert power Question 45 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text For goals to be motivating, they must be Select one: a. quantifiable. b. disliked by employees. c. open-ended. d. subjective e. easy to achieve. Question 46 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which situational approach theory postulates that effectiveness depends on the personal style of the leader and the degree to which the situation gives the leader power, control and influence over the situation? Select one: a. Fiedler's contingency model b. Path-goal theory c. The Vroom model d. Hersey and Blanchard's situational theory Question 47 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text An evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of various systems within an organization is called a: Select one: a. internal audit. b. management audit. c. external audit. d. Six Sigma analysis. Question 48 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which type of power is dominant when a leader utilizes his/her ability to control punishments? Select one: a. Reward power b. Coercive power c. Expert power d. Legitimate power e. Referent power Question 49 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text Which of these are voluntary groups of people drawn from various product teams who make suggestions about quality, but have no authority to make decisions or execute? Select one: a. Semi-autonomous work groups b. Management teams c. Quality circles d. Self-designing teams Question 50 Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00 Flag question Question text A theory stating that people assess how fairly they have been treated according to outcomes and inputs is referred to as: Select one: a. equity theory. b. quality of work life. c. ERG theory. d. empowerment.
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Question 1

According to research, what was most cited as a barrier to team success?

Select one:

a. Ineffective communication

b. Lack of goal setting

c. Keeping moral high

d. Lack of role clarity

e. Lack of trust

Question 2

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

A set of leader characteristics that reflect high level of effort and a high need for achievement is identified as:

Select one:

a. drive.

b. motivation.

c. effort power.

d. integrity.

Question 3

Not yet answeredMarked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

Leaders who relate to others to serve their needs and enhance their personal growth while strengthening the organization are known as:

Select one:

a. bridge leaders.

b. servant-leaders.

c. shared leaders.

d. lateral leaders.

Question 4

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

Leaders who emphasize scheduling, maximizing efficiency and setting perfect goals are:

Select one:

a. consideration-centered.

b. task-oriented.

c. employee-centered

d. initiating structure.

Question 5

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

Path-goal theory is concerned with:

Select one:

a. the relationship of follower maturity to leader behaviors.

b. the level of participation that a leader might allow a workgroup to assume under varying conditions

c. how leaders influence subordinate's perceptions of their work and how their goals might be attained.

d. the personal style of the leader in combination with the maturity level of followers.

Question 6

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

The right or authority to tell employees what to do and they are obligated to comply with the order is referred to as:

Select one:

a. legitimate power.

b. referent power.

c. coercive power.

d. expert power.

Question 7

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

Strategic leadership is characterized by:

Select one:

  1. day-to-day coaching.

b. guidance and corrective feedback.

c. support and corrective feedback.

d. purpose and meaning for the organization.

Question 8

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

Integrity as an identified leadership trait refers to:

Select one:

a. rationality.

b. honesty and credibility.

c. self-discipline.

d. the ability to overcome obstacles.

Question 9

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

Which of these occurs when individuals believe that their contributions are not important, that others will do the work for them or that their lack of effort will go undetected?

Select one:

a. Social facilitation effect

b. Social Loafing

c. Social conflict

d. Loss of self-esteem

e. Social integrating

Question 10

Not yet answered Marked out of 1.00

Flag question

Question text

The need found at the bottom of Maslow's hierarchy is

Select one:

a. ego.

b.

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