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Leadership in Management Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An employee will voluntarily follow an effective leader because _____.

Question 2 2. Sharon is considering going from managing 50 people to taking on a job overseeing five people working on a very technical project working with small parts. What would be her span of control?

Question 3 3. How are managers awarded their power and authority?

Question 4 4. Which of Maslow's five needs can a manager fulfill by providing challenging work, inviting employees to participate in decision-making, and giving them flexibility and autonomy in their jobs?

Question 5 5. A leader can BEST motivate employees by _____.

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. A leader who influences employees to conceptualize the future state of the organization is _____.

Question 8 8. _____ are linked to employee motivation and arise from intrinsic conditions of the job itself.

Question 9 9. Based on the equity theory, which of the following is NOT an example of an output?

Question 10 10. Each of the following answer choices represents the fulfillment of one of Maslow's needs. Identify the answer choice that represents achieving the highest need on Maslow's Hierarchy pyramid.

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Question 11 11. Individuals become leaders based on their _____.

Question 12 12. Alfred manages a team of 25 employees as a supervisor. Beth manages a team of ten supervisors as a department manager. Calvin manages a team of five department managers as a divisional vice president. Dennis manages divisional vice presidents as president. What management principle does this example illustrate?

Question 13 13. How can a leader lose power?

Question 14 14. _____ cause dissatisfaction in the workplace, are extrinsic to the work itself, and linked to compensation and job security.

Question 15 15. What's the BEST explanation of the term 'span of control'?

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Question 16 16. How would XYZ Corporation implement Vroom's expectancy theory regarding promotions in the company?

Question 17 17. What's the BEST explanation of the term 'unity of command'?

Question 18 18. One of your employees feels like he is not being treated equally in comparison to other workers. He has not voiced that opinion, but is constantly trying to make his work seem better in comparison to others. However, you feel that his work is not as good because he isn't trying as hard. He just requested a transfer from marketing to PR. Which of the following is NOT a usual behavior when an employee feels that he is not being treated equally?

Question 19 19. How do unassigned and assigned leadership roles differ?

Question 20 20. You are working for a large international company. One of your project proposals raised the revenue of your department by 5%. Your boss said, You are an exemplary employee and your work ethic and efficiency is at such a level that the entire company should strive towards it. Which of Maslow's five needs would your boss's comment satisfy?

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Question 21 21. Why does the equity theory believe that the number of inputs must be equal to the number of outputs?

Question 22 22. A team designing their company's new marketing strategy has shown loyalty by refusing to accept a job offer from a competing firm. They have shown great knowledge, skill and enthusiasm because they have a belief that they are growing as people within their current job. Which of the following from the above scenario is NOT an input?

Question 23 23. Who developed the equity theory in 1963?

Question 24 24. Which person developed expectancy theory?

Question 25 25. How did Herzberg develop the two-factor theory?

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Question 26 26. According to Herzberg, how can employee dissatisfaction be eliminated?

Question 27 27. Which component of Vroom's expectancy theory refers to the level of effort an employee is willing to exert in hopes that the increased effort will result in better performance.

Question 28 28. What does a manager need to provide in order to satisfy his employees' physiological needs?

Question 29 29. Major McCarthy shares personal stories of his first time in battle and his rate of successful missions with his nervous troops. By taking this action, he demonstrated what result of good leadership?

Question 30 30. An employee who has a high level of expectancy for a valuable reward, also tends to have the motivation to increase performance.

Leadership in Management Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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