LDR531 LDR/531 Week 2 Quiz - 56480

Solution Posted by
Solution Detail
Price: $12.00
  • From: Business,
  • Posted on: Tue 08 Apr, 2014
  • Request id: None
  • Purchased: 0 time(s)
  • Average Rating: No rating
Request Description

1 Which of the following is a characteristic of a positive charismatic?

Information is restricted

 Devotion to ideology not personal identification

 Centralized decision making by the leader

 Dependency on the leader

 

2  Most leadership theories emphasize

both leader and follower characteristics

 follower characteristics

 leader characteristics

 characteristics of the leadership situation

 

 3 CEOs who exhibit charismatic characteristics were noted to

increase company profitability

 generate more sales

 make company ads

 negotiate higher compensation packages

 

 4 A leadership contingency theory that stresses the intelligence and experience of the leader is

situational leadership theory

 leadership substitutes theory

 normative decision theory

 cognitive resource theory

 

5  Which statement about transformational and charismatic leadership is most accurate?

 Charismatic leaders are more effective in business organizations

Both types of leadership involve the same underlying processes

Charisma is a necessary ingredient in transformational leadership

Both types of leadership are effective in any situation

 

 6  A contingency theory of leadership that depends on specific procedures for leader behaviors and has strong support is

normative decision theory

 cognitive resource theory

 LPC contingency model

 multiple-linkage model theory

 

  7  The leadership process that describes how a group operates in an open system with other groups is called

organizational process

 group process

 intra-individual process

 inter-active process

 

 8  The concept that some people are natural (born) leaders is an attribute of which leadership approach?

Behavior approach

 Trait approach

 Power-influence approach

 Situation approach

 

 9 Which statement comparing transformational and charismatic leadership is most accurate?

There are no important differences between the two types of leadership.

 Personal identification is more important in transformational leadership.

Leader articulation of an appealing vision is important in both theories.

Situational variables are less important for charismatic leadership.

 

 10 Which characteristic of negative charismatic leadership is more likely to lead to failure?

Tendency to make risky decisions

 Centralized decision making

 Identification to the organization

 Focus on personal power

 

 11 A theory that emphasizes leader traits and skills as determinants of leadership behavior is best categorized at what level?

Organizational

 Group  

Individual 

Dyadic

 

 12 Most of the leadership theory and research explaining the actions of leaders and why those actions occurred has described

prescriptive leadership

 descriptive leadership

 universal leadership

 ethical leadership

  13 A theory that explains the most effective pattern of leadership behavior in a specified situation is best classified as

descriptive

 universal  

prescriptive

 contingency

 

14  A contingency theory that contains mediating variables is

cognitive resource theory

 leadership substitutes theory

 situational leadership theory

 multiple-linkage model

 

  15 Distant charismatics are often described in terms of their effect on follower

political attitudes

 identification with the leader

 task behavior

 motivation

 

  16  Charismatic leaders add followers by

appealing to emotions and articulating a vision

 considering other solutions

 possessing specific expertise

 sharing the decision making

 

  17  Transformational behavior can include

inspirational motivation

 passive management by exception

 active management by exception

 contingent rewards

 

 18 One unique characteristic of followers in leadership theory is

task commitment and effort

 confidence and optimism

skills and expertise

 traits

 

 19 Contingency theories may be difficult to implement because of the rapid pace of business

 managers have time to evaluate situations

 there is always a single best solution

 situational changes happen infrequently

 20 Ideological leaders will develop when the leader

appeals to emotion

 appeals to shared values

 makes a rational appeal to followers

 has particular expertise

 

  21  What level of leadership process is emphasized in most theories of effective leadership?

Group

 Organizational

 Intra-individual

 Dyadic

 

22 Effective transformational leaders

delegate most decisions to individuals or self-managed teams

use a combination of transformational and transactional behaviors

 challenge strongly held values of followers to get their attention

select subordinates who will be loyal and uncritical

Solution Description

1 Which of the following is a characteristic of a positive charismatic?

Information is restricted

 Devotion to ideology not personal identification

 Centralized decision making by the leader

 Dependency on the leader

 

2  Most leadership theories emphasize

both leader and follower characteristics

 follower characteristics

 leader characteristics

 characteristics of the leadership situation

 

 3 CEOs who exhibit charismatic characteristics were noted to

increase company profitability

 generate more sales

 make company ads

 negotiate higher compensation packages

 

 4 A leadership contingency theory that stresses the intelligence and experience of the leader is

situational leadership theory

 leadership substitutes theory

 normative decision theory

 cognitive resource theory

 

5  Which statement about transformational and charismatic leadership is most accurate?

 Charismatic leaders are more effective

Attachments
LDR531Week2Quiz.doc
LDR531Week2Quiz...