LDR 531 Week 2 Quiz

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WEEK 2 QUIZ

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1   Contingency
theories may be difficult to implement because

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there is always a single best solution

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situational changes happen infrequently

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managers have time to evaluate
situations

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of the rapid pace of business

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2

A contingency theory that contains
mediating variables is

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situational leadership theory

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leadership substitutes theory

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cognitive resource theory

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multiple-linkage model

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3

Which statement comparing transformational
and charismatic leadership is most accurate?

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

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

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Personal identification is more important in
transformational leadership.

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Situational variables are less important for charismatic
leadership.

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4

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

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Organizational

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Group

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Dyadic

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Individual

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5

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

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Dependency on the leader

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Information is restricted

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Centralized decision making by the
leader

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Devotion to ideology not personal
identification

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6

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

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cognitive resource theory

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normative decision theory

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LPC contingency model

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multiple-linkage model theory

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7

One unique characteristic of followers in
leadership theory is

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confidence and optimism

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traits

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task commitment and effort

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skills and expertise

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8

Effective transformational leaders

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select subordinates who will be loyal and uncritical

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delegate most decisions to individuals or self-managed
teams

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use a combination of transformational and
transactional behaviors

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challenge strongly held values of followers to get their
attention

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9

Which statement about transformational and
charismatic leadership is most accurate?

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Charismatic leaders are more effective in business
organizations

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Charisma is a necessary ingredient in
transformational leadership

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Both types of leadership involve the same underlying
processes

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Both types of leadership are effective in any situation

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10

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

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normative decision theory

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situational leadership theory

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cognitive resource theory

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leadership substitutes theory

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11

Charismatic leaders add followers by

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possessing specific expertise

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considering other solutions

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appealing to emotions and articulating a
vision

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sharing the decision making

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12

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

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Behavior approach

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Power-influence approach

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Trait approach

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Situation approach

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13

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

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Tendency to make risky decisions

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Identification to the organization

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Centralized decision making

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Focus on personal power

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14

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

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Dyadic

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Intra-individual

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Group

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Organizational

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15

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

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inter-active process

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intra-individual process

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organizational process

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group process

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16

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

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motivation

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political attitudes

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identification with the leader

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task behavior

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17

CEOs who exhibit charismatic
characteristics were noted to

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increase company profitability

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generate more sales

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make company ads

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negotiate higher compensation packages

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18

Most leadership theories emphasize

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characteristics of the leadership
situation

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leader characteristics

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follower characteristics

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both leader and follower characteristics

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19

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

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contingency

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descriptive

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universal

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prescriptive

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20

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

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ethical leadership

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prescriptive leadership

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universal leadership

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descriptive leadership

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21

Ideological leaders will develop when the
leader

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has particular expertise

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appeals to emotion

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makes a rational appeal to followers

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appeals to shared values

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22

Transformational behavior can include

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passive management by exception

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active management by exception

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contingent rewards

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inspirational motivation
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