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Business 302: Foundations of Leadership Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of states of nature in the decision analysis approach?

Question 2 2. Which statement best describes Autocratic Decision I of the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model?

Question 3 3. The final step of the decision-making process involves _____.

Question 4 4. Which leadership decision model of the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model involves the manager allowing the group to decide on the final outcome, with no input from the manager?

Question 5 5. What is the difference between Consultative Decision I (CD I) and Consultative Decision II (CD II) in the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model?

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Question 6 6. Which statement concerning the participative leadership style is most accurate?

Question 7 7. James just started a new job last week. His boss, Ken, is very demanding. He frequently raises his voice at his employees, seems to enjoy confrontations, and can be verbally abusive at times. What type of leadership style is this?

Question 8 8. Which of the elements of the 5 P's of Leadership defines how a leader leads?

Question 9 9. Which of the following answer choices contains the best explanation of what distinguishes a formal leader from an informal leader?

Question 10 10. Trait, behavior, contingency, and transformational theories are all examples of _____ theories.

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Question 11 11. A transparent leader who takes accountability for his actions is fulfilling which dimension of trustworthy leadership?

Question 12 12. This dimension of trustworthy leadership relates to making a decision based on a reasonable analysis of available options.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the opposite of an autocratic leader?

Question 14 14. Ronald Reagan, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson are all examples of which type of leader?

Question 15 15. The concept of transactional leadership makes which of the following assumptions?

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Question 16 16. Which type of power is regulated and controlled by organizational rules, and usually not arbitrary and undefined?

Question 17 17. The most important basis of authority in any formal organization, such as a government agency or a corporation, is _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the best example of a vision statement for a start-up sneaker company?

Question 19 19. A manager acts as a liaison between the company and suppliers or customers within his _____ role.

Question 20 20. Which of the following individuals at Printers, Inc. is most likely a top-level manager?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is one of the seven keys to establishing effective leadership?

Question 22 22. A leader with a low least preferred co-worker (LPC) scale is typically effective in _____.

Question 23 23. Power that is based upon an individual's perceived knowledge or skill is referred to as _____.

Question 24 24. What is the purpose of the Blake and Mouton Managerial Grid?

Question 25 25. Which type of leader attempts to reduce employee stress and job frustrations?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following decision models explains when and how to have employees participate in decision making?

Question 27 27. Joey wants to open a new daycare business. He is researching childcare laws and regulations, and looks at various locations that could be suitable for a new daycare. Which step of the decision-making process is he in?

Question 28 28. Which form of leadership encourages interactions between a manager and her subordinates, motivates employees and helps to raise productivity and employee morale?

Question 29 29. All of the following are elements of the 5 P's of Leadership EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. A charismatic leader typically displays all of the following traits EXCEPT:

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Question 31 31. All of the following statements concerning laissez-faire leadership are correct EXCEPT:

Question 32 32. Legitimate power is based upon _____.

Question 33 33. Which of the following answer choices best describes the connection between a company's mission statement and strategic plan?

Question 34 34. Which of the following leadership styles outlined in Path-Goal Theory is best suited when there is a complex task to be completed, and employees are unskilled or inexperienced?

Question 35 35. Formal leaders must be _____.

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Question 36 36. In this form of decision making, the manager describes the issue to all employees in a meeting, solicits their input, and then makes a final decision on her own.

Question 37 37. Which of the following statements best describes what a transformational leader is like?

Question 38 38. Which statement concerning situational leadership is most accurate?

Question 39 39. All of the following statements concerning low-level management are correct EXCEPT:

Question 40 40. Which statement concerning the produce or perish leader on the Blake and Mouton Managerial Grid is most accurate?

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Question 41 41. A decision-maker who is making a list of all the aspects that would stop her from fixing a problem is doing which of the following?

Question 42 42. The traditional leadership theory was based upon which of the following?

Question 43 43. Martha Stewart, Saddam Hussein, and Joseph Stalin are examples of which type of leaders?

Question 44 44. Which of the following answer choices best summarizes the difference between a manager and a leader?

Question 45 45. Situational favorableness occurs in which of the following circumstances?

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Question 46 46. Which of the following leaders often exhibits an authoritarian leadership style?

Question 47 47.

Andy's supervisor, Susannah, is a micromanager who expects Andy and the rest of the employees to follow her decisions without question. Susannah does not provide her employees with an opportunity to be involved in any decision-making process and is constantly reviewing their work to make sure that it is up to her high standards. Andy often ends the day resenting Susannah for being so controlling.

Susannah is an example of which type of leader?

Question 48 48. Which management approach believes that there is no single system to manage an organization?

Question 49 49. Which of the following is a disadvantage of expert power?

Question 50 50. Which theory of leadership is based on a person's perspective and assumptions of others?

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