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

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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

 

 

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