MGT 521 Week 4 Knowledge Check

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MGT 521
Week 4 Knowledge Check


The material presented below is not meant
to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the content area. Rather
it is a starting point for building your knowledge and skills. Additional study
materials are recommended in each area below to help you master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results: 

Score: 21 / 21





Concepts


Mastery


Questions





Early Leadership Theories


100%


·        
1
·        
2
·        
3




Contingency Leadership Theories


100%


·        
4
·        
5
·        
6




Contemporary Leadership Theories


100%


·        
7
·        
8
·        
9




Five Sources of Leader Power


100%


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Goals of Organizational Behavior


100%


·        
13
·        
14
·        
15




The Big Five Model


100%


·        
16
·        
17
·        
18




Attribution Theory


100%


·        
19
·        
20
·        
21




Concept: Early
Leadership Theories





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
1
·        
2
·        
3




Materials on the
concept:


·  University of
Iowa Studies

·  Managers as
Leaders

·  Leadership
Behavior Theories



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1.

Which of the following describes the leadership
style in which a leader tends to centralize authority, dictate work methods,
make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation?

·        
A.

Cultural style

·        
B.

Autocratic style

·        
C.

Democratic style

·        
D.

Laissez-faire style



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2.

The ________ style of leadership describes
a leader who tends to value employee participation, including in such areas as
decision making and deciding on work methods and goals.

·        
A.

cultural

·        
B.

autocratic

·        
C.

democratic

·        
D.

laissez-faire



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3.

Which of the following describes the
leadership style in which the leader generally gives the group complete freedom
to make decisions and complete the work in whatever way it sees fit?

·        
A.

Cultural style

·        
B.

Autocratic style

·        
C.

Democratic style

·        
D.

Laissez-faire style



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Concept: Contingency
Leadership Theories





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
4
·        
5
·        
6




Materials on the
concept:


·  Contingency
Theories of Leadership

·  Managers as
Leaders

·  The Fiedler Model

·  Hersey and
Blanchard’s Situational Leadership Theory



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4.

The ________ model proposed that the
results of the least-preferred coworker questionnaire could determine whether
someone was relationship or task oriented, and these results would determine
effectiveness of group performance.

·        
A.

Fiedler contingency

·        
B.

situational leadership

·        
C.

leader participation

·        
D.

path-goal



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5.

Which leadership model proposed that the
final component in the model is the four stages of follower readiness, and
different levels of follower readiness call for a different leader–follower
relationship?

·        
A.

Path-goal model

·        
B.

The Fiedler model

·        
C.

Charismatic-visionary leadership

·        
D.

Situational leadership



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6.

According to Hersey and Blanchard, a low
task–high relationship situation calls for the ________ leadership style.

·        
A.

delegating

·        
B.

telling

·        
C.

participating

·        
D.

selling



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Concept: Contemporary
Leadership Theories





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
7
·        
8
·        
9




Materials on the
concept:


·  Leader–Member
Exchange (LMX) Theory

·  Contemporary
Views of Leadership

·  Managers as
Leaders

·  Team Leadership

·  Transformational-Transactional
Leadership



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7.

When Alan Jackman got promoted as the head
of the sales team at Mac Software Inc., he chose three of his closest friends
in the team to form the core sales group with him. Which of the following
predictions would be consistent with the leader-member exchange theory?

·        
A.

Such an arrangement eventually becomes
unstable.

·        
B.

Job satisfaction is more likely to be
higher for the team members who are not a part of the core group.

·        
C.

Team members who are not a part of Alan’s
core group are actually far more competent than his friends who form the core
team.

·        
D.

Alan’s core group will engage in more
helping or citizenship behaviors at work.



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8.

Which of the following is an accurate
statement about managers transferring into the role of effective team leaders?

·        
A.

They will instinctively know how to
effectively lead a team to success.

·        
B.

They will be able to apply
command-and-control type functions that were used in the past.

·        
C.

They may try to retain too much control at
a time when team members need more autonomy.

·        
D.

Team leadership will come naturally to
them.



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9.

Rachel Keller’s colleagues and
subordinates have a high regard for her. They know that Rachel can help them
meet their goals, and she is always willing to reward them when they do. What
her subordinates like best about Rachel is that they know she appreciates their
work by the team lunches she often holds. Which of the following best describes
Rachel’s leadership style?

·        
A.

Transactional

·        
B.

Charismatic

·        
C.

Trait

·        
D.

Transformational



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Concept: Five
Sources of Leader Power





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Materials on the
concept:


·  Leadership
Issues in the Twenty-First Century

·  Managing Power

·  Managers as
Leaders



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10.

Which of the following is the type of
power a person has because of his or her level of authority in the business?

·        
A.

Legitimate power

·        
B.

Coercive power

·        
C.

Reward power

·        
D.

Expert power



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11.

Sam Meyers manages a telemarketing call
center. He has 20 employees working for him who are displeased with the way he
yells and threatens to terminate them for what they see as small issues. Which
kind of power is Sam using to get the job done?

·        
A.

Legitimate power

·        
B.

Coercive power

·        
C.

Reward power

·        
D.

Referent power



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12.

Marsha Lewis is the manager at a fast-food
establishment, managing a staff of 25 employees. Many of her staff members are
extremely impressed with how she handles her work, and they emulate Marsha’s
behaviors and actions in working with others. The team believes Marsha is fair
and understanding, and she always promotes from within when employees have been
performing well. Which two sources of power does Marsha use in this example?

·        
A.

Reward and referent power

·        
B.

Referent and coercive power

·        
C.

Expert and reward power

·        
D.

Referent and expert power



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Concept: Goals
of Organizational Behavior





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
13
·        
14
·        
15




Materials on the
concept:


·  Focus and Goals
of Organizational Behavior

·  Goals of
Organizational Behavior

·  Understanding
Individual Behavior



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13.

What performance measure considers the
efficiency and effectiveness of employees?

·        
A.

Employee productivity

·        
B.

Organizational citizenship behavior

·        
C.

Job satisfaction

·        
D.

Turnover



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14.

What aggregate measure allows managers to
assess how happy an employee is with the many different factors at his or her
job?

·        
A.

Employee happiness

·        
B.

Workplace misbehavior

·        
C.

Employee productivity

·        
D.

Job satisfaction



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15.

When an employee volunteers to run a
canned food drive, this is an example of

·        
A.

employee productivity

·        
B.

organizational citizenship behavior

·        
C.

employee happiness

·        
D.

job satisfaction



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Concept: The
Big Five Model





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
16
·        
17
·        
18




Materials on the
concept:


·  The Big Five
Model

·  Understanding
Individual Behavior

·  Personality



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16.

In the Big Five Model of personality, an
employee who is good-natured and highly cooperative, would be referred to as
scoring high in the trait of ________.

·        
A.

extraversion

·        
B.

agreeableness

·        
C.

conscientiousness

·        
D.

emotional stability



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17.

In the Big Five Model of personality,
conscientiousness refers to ________.

·        
A.

the degree to which someone is calm,
enthusiastic, and secure (positive) or tense, nervous, depressed, and insecure
(negative)

·        
B.

the degree to which someone is sociable, talkative,
assertive, and comfortable in relationships with others

·        
C.

the degree to which someone is reliable,
responsible, and dependable

·        
D.

the degree of influence the individual
believes he or she has over certain factors



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18.

Susan is often described as being
fascinated by many things, including outdoor activities, inventive art
exhibits, and books by up-and-coming authors. According to the Big Five Model
of personality, Susan would be described as ________.

·        
A.

conscientious

·        
B.

extraverted

·        
C.

emotionally stable

·        
D.

open to experience



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Concept: Attribution
Theory





Mastery :


100%


Questions :


·        
19
·        
20
·        
21




Materials on the
concept:


·  Attribution
Theory

·  Understanding
Individual Behavior

·  Perception



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19.

________ theory gauges whether a person’s
behavior shows distinctiveness, consensus, and consistency.

·        
A.

Perception

·        
B.

Behavior

·        
C.

Attribution

·        
D.

Social contrast



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20.

Garth manages a team of 5 salespeople. One
of the salespeople, Robert, has been late to work for the past few days. If
Garth attributes Robert’s tardiness to a lack of caring about his job versus
Robert having to drop his wife at work, Garth is using the________.

·        
A.

fundamental attribution error

·        
B.

self-serving bias

·        
C.

assumption of similarity

·        
D.

halo effect



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21.

At work today, Tanya received the good
news that the team she was part of secured a winning bid for her company to
serve as the architect partner for a new shopping mall. Tanya also received the
bad news that the transmission on her car must be replaced. Tanya credits the
good news to her ability to complete work on time and the bad news to the poor
craftsmanship of her car. Tanya is exhibiting a(n) ________.

·        
A.

assumed similarity

·        
B.

stereotyping

·        
C.

fundamental attribution error

·        
D.

self-serving bias
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