Introduction to Management Spring, Course Code 44453 Chapter 10 Quiz
Which of the following is true of the functions of a leader?
Leaders should never give people full authority to perform a given task.
Leaders serve people best by providing instructions for every decision to be taken.
Leaders should not challenge conventional and time-honored practices.
People prefer leaders to keep away from interfering in their personal development.
People want leaders to help them achieve their goals.
The best visions for an organization are both ideal and _____.
Effective followers are capable of ______, yet at the same time are actively committed to organizational goals.
obeying orders in all situations
placing their own goals first
Isabella has been working hard to achieve her performance goals. She received a positive performance review and a big pay raise from her manager. This illustrates her manager's ______ power.
Which of the following is an assumption of the trait approach to studying leadership?
Leadership can effectively be practiced and mastered.
Communication skills are important for leaders.
Leaders are born, not made.
The traits a leader exhibits depend on the situation.
All leaders utilize similar behaviors.
According to the trait approach to studying leadership, _____ is consistently related to leadership emergence and leadership effectiveness.
closeness of supervision
In exhibiting _____ behaviors, leaders take action to ensure the satisfaction of group members, develop and maintain harmonious work relationships, and preserve the group’s social stability.
The situational approach to leadership that emphasizes how leaders go about making decisions is called the:
Hersey and Blanchard's model.
Fiedler's contingency model of leadership effectiveness.
leadership substitution theory.
Substitutes for leadership refer to:
the process of delegating challenging work to deserving people.
factors in the workplace that can provide the same influence on people as leaders otherwise would have.
a style in which the leader is true to himself or herself while leading.
a combination of strong professional will and humility that builds enduring greatness.
the method used by leaders who bridge conflicting value systems or different cultures.
Which of the following is a characteristic of transformational leadership?
Giving self-interest precedence
Ignoring followers’ real needs
Viewing management as a series of transactions
Having positive self-regard