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Business 302: Foundations of Leadership Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is good general advice in conducting a diversity program?

Question 2 2. Jamie and Tyrion are going to be responsible for leading a branch of the company in Thailand. They will have to oversee operations and educate themselves on the politics and history of the wider Pattaya region. All of this is very new for them, as they were both born in New York. Jamie and Tyrion are examples of _____ leaders.

Question 3 3. What is the definition of global mindset?

Question 4 4. Don is in charge of setting up a vehicle assembly plant in Bulgaria. He will need to work with local labor unions, suppliers in China, and finance people in New York. To succeed, Don needs to develop _____

Question 5 5. When is the participative/democratic leadership style ineffective in the workplace?

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Question 6 6. Theresa is CEO of a project-managing company. She has no general approach to leadership but will react based on how the situation requires her to do so. Which of the following BEST describes her leadership style?

Question 7 7. How is the leadership style of Ronald Reagan similar to that of Richard Branson?

Question 8 8. Why is a participative leadership style unsuited for a stressful environment?

Question 9 9. Jessica is a leader in her organization, and as such, she knows communication is important for the success of any organization. Which of the following would you recommend that she do to encourage communication within her organization?

Question 10 10. Organizing is the _____ phase of the four functions of management.

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Question 11 11. What is a simple definition of management skills?

Question 12 12. Which of these choices best matches the quantitative approach?

Question 13 13. Ira is doing a decision analysis to decide whether to restructure his company or not. To deal with the uncertainties in his analysis, he should:

Question 14 14. Henry is trying to decide between two different suppliers. In decision analysis, the two suppliers (or options) he's considering are called:

Question 15 15. Tyler is considering outsourcing the marketing department to a foreign country. What might be an ethical dimension of his decision?

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Question 16 16. How many phases does the incremental decision-making model suggest?

Question 17 17. A work team has been tasked with designing a new marketing strategy. They have bitterly disagreed on several aspects but have managed to reach a final outcome with which the majority agrees. This is an example of _____.

Question 18 18. What are the three Cs in work team design?

Question 19 19. Which statement is true of the typical office culture in Japan?

Question 20 20. What is one way to make sure that everyone stays informed and up to date on decisions made during a virtual meeting?

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Question 21 21. Tom has several degrees in business management and communication. Many consider him to have a lot of knowledge on all issues pertinent to the company. He depends upon _____ power.

Question 22 22. Which of the following does not help define the scope and limitations of formal leadership authority?

Question 23 23. How do effective leaders inspire others?

Question 24 24. _____ leadership involves sharing information between the manager and the group to gather input for goal achievement, while _____ leadership involves giving specific advice or directives, clarifying expectations and assigning tasks.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is not one of the three general approaches to conflict resolution?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of a process conflict?

Question 27 27. How do the 5-Step Model and the Deming Cycle differ?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a profile of a person likely to use accommodation as a conflict management style?

Question 29 29. Kate leads a large IT department. She wants her employees to feel empowered and make important decisions without consulting her. She believes this makes her employees more creative. What is this an example of?

Question 30 30. Jeremy tends to use internal attribution in viewing his employees' behavior. Which of the following would MOST reflect this attribution?

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Question 31 31. Which of the following is an example of the Attribution Theory of Leadership?

Question 32 32. How do unassigned and assigned leadership roles differ?

Question 33 33. Which of the following is an example of using proper vocal variety in speech?

Question 34 34. What is an agenda for a business meeting?

Question 35 35. Vocal variety in speech means _____.

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Question 36 36. Interpersonal Skills are

Question 37 37. Why was Mayo's Hawthorne experiment relevant to behavioral management theory?

Question 38 38. Which of the following is considered a 'low road' approach to business ethics?

Question 39 39. Which of the following is true regarding ageism?

Question 40 40. Ethics in a project management team means _____.

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Question 41 41. What is it called when business transactions take place between two or more countries outside their political boundaries?

Question 42 42. Which of the following is an example where participate leadership would be MOST beneficial?

Question 43 43. Jennifer is starting a new business and begins by writing her mission statement. Why is it important for Jennifer to write a mission statement?

Question 44 44. Geri is looking at the sales numbers for each state and comparing them to see which state buys the most of her products. Geri is examining _____ data.

Question 45 45. Why should a virtual team engage in face-to-face virtual communication?

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Question 46 46. How can a formal leader best expand her power?

Question 47 47. Why should the divide and conquer method be implemented?

Question 48 48. Esme is a leader who nobody really respects, but everyone listens to her because she is the CEO. Katerina does not hold any formal position within the company, but everyone gladly listens to her counsel. Based on the information provided, Esme is an example of a(n) _____ leader, while Katerina is a(n) _____ leader.

Question 49 49. Paul, Jared, and Wendy all work in the marketing department of an IT company. They are all senior research analysts and are considering how to implement a new social media strategy. This is an example of a(n) _____ conversation.

Question 50 50. What is the purpose of the research of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health?

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