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Week 2 Quiz

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

·         Identification to the organization

·         Focus on personal power

·         Tendency to make risky decisions

·         Centralized decision making


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

·         inter-active process

·         organizational process

·         intra-individual process

·         group process


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

·         LPC contingency model

·         cognitive resource theory

·         multiple-linkage model theory

·         normative decision theory


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

·         Individual

·         Organizational

·         Group

·         Dyadic


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

·         prescriptive

·         contingency

·         universal

·         descriptive


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

·         task behavior

·         identification with the leader

·         motivation

·         political attitudes


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

·         descriptive leadership

·         ethical leadership

·         universal leadership

·         prescriptive leadership


8) Ideological leaders will develop when the leader

·         appeals to shared values

·         has particular expertise

·         appeals to emotion

·         makes a rational appeal to followers


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

·         Dyadic

·         Organizational

·         Intra-individual

·         Group


 10) CEOs who exhibit charismatic characteristics were noted to

·         generate more sales

·         increase company profitability

·         negotiate higher compensation packages

·         make company ads


11) Which of the following is a characteristic of a positive charismatic?

·         Centralized decision making by the leader

·         Dependency on the leader

·         Devotion to ideology not personal identification

·         Information is restricted


12) One unique characteristic of followers in leadership theory is

·         confidence and optimism

·         traits

·         task commitment and effort

·         skills and expertise


 13) Contingency theories may be difficult to implement because

·         situational changes happen infrequently

·         managers have time to evaluate situations

·         of the rapid pace of business

·         there is always a single best solution


14) Transformational behavior can include

·         passive management by exception

·         inspirational motivation

·         contingent rewards

·         active management by exception


15) Effective transformational leaders


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


17) Which statement comparing transformational and charismatic leadership is most accurate?


18) Which statement about transformational and charismatic leadership is most accurate?


 19) Charismatic leaders add followers by


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


21) A contingency theory that contains mediating variables is

22) Most leadership theories emphasize


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