LDR/531 Week 2 Quiz - 47692

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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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