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Leadership Principles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Individuals become leaders based on their _____.

Question 2 2. Which of these describes the primary concern of a manager?

Question 3 3. How can a leader lose power?

Question 4 4. How does Hofstede view Masculinity in a given society?

Question 5 5. How would the Power Distance dimension apply within a given organization?

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Question 6 6. How would a collectivist look at success?

Question 7 7. Diversity within the workforce can be related to employee _____.

Question 8 8. Alice and Leon are colleagues. Alice was brought up in a culture that taught her to respond to questions with 'Yes, ma'am' or 'Yes, sir.' She gets offended when Leon does not respond in this manner. This is an example of different styles of:

Question 9 9. How does being diverse help a company?

Question 10 10. A leader can BEST motivate employees by _____.

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Question 11 11. How do unassigned and assigned leadership roles differ?

Question 12 12. The membership representatives at a health insurance company have been working hard during a particularly stressful open enrollment. The manager decides to throw a catered lunch for the employees because _____.

Question 13 13. How do democratic leaders significantly differ to laissez-faire leaders?

Question 14 14. Why are there opposing views on how the leadership of an organization should be conducted?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an example of a behavioral theory leader?

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Question 16 16. A culture that is rule-oriented and bureaucratic in nature is likely to place a high value on which of the characteristics of organizational culture?

Question 17 17. Tammy is employed at a beverage company and is free to develop new flavors and concepts for sodas targeted towards teenagers. If one of her new drinks flops in a test market, she is not chastised for her efforts and is encouraged to go back to the drawing board to develop a new beverage. Her organization places a high value on _____.

Question 18 18. Elaine is hired by a telemarketing company to sell burial plots over the phone. The culture of the organization places a high value on achievement orientation. How would Elaine's manager reinforce this with her?

Question 19 19. Which category of roles does Sara the store manager use when she makes up the weekly schedule for her employees?

Question 20 20. Fred the football coach must meet with the media and answer questions about team performance after every game. Which one of Mintzberg's managerial roles is Fred fulfilling?

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Question 21 21. Rita is the regional manager for a clothing retailer. She attends a ribbon cutting ceremony every time a new store opens for business. Which one of Mintzberg's managerial roles is she fulfilling?

Question 22 22. John, a manager, is leading his team on a new promotional strategy to make the company best positioned for the acquisition of what used to be a very competitive company. He is trying to determine the skills of his workers, and what are their strengths and weaknesses. Why is this an example of role taking?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is true in regards to Leader-Member Exchange Theory?

Question 24 24. Jane leads a team that is working in the R&D department, where they focus on developing new lines of products for customers. They are pretty used to working with each other more cohesively, and have given up on establishing some basic norms that they follow because they think it is a waste of time. Why is this NOT an example of routinization?

Question 25 25. Which of these statements is relevant for the relationship between subordinates and managers?

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Question 26 26. Define Uncertainty Avoidance in Hofstede's cultural dimensions.

Question 27 27.

Diverse employees need their managers' awareness of their culture and language so that the employees can _____.

A. Develop their professional talents.

B. Find appropriate food in the company cafeteria.

C. Make friends at work.

D. Communicate successfully with colleagues.

Question 28 28. A leader who influences employees to conceptualize the future state of the organization is _____.

Question 29 29. How does the trait theory of leadership differ from the behavioral theory of leadership?

Question 30 30. New employees to an organization are expected to learn the system of shared values, beliefs, and assumptions that govern how people behave, which is known collectively as _____.

Leadership Principles Chapter Exam Instructions

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