Leadership Theory in Organizational Behavior: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Juan never worked as a waiter before. He asked his boss to let him take a few tables. He said he was ready to take on the challenge. Which leadership style would be best for Juan?

Question 2 2. The Least Preferred Co-worker ranking system is about:

Question 3 3. Clara is a veteran waitress who knows what to do and enjoys her work and chatting with the customers. Which leadership style would be best for Clara?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true in regards to Leader-Member Exchange Theory?

Question 5 5. Tom is a new graduate just appointed to be supervisor. He walks around with a stopwatch timing how quickly tasks are getting done and suggesting improvements. He does not care to get to know his employees. What kind of situation has Tom created?

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Question 6 6. Fred the football coach is known as one of the league's best. He explains complex plays in a way that everyone on the team understands. The team members like Coach Fred because he takes a personal interest in each of them and they have confidence that his game strategies will work. Fred has created what type of work situation?

Question 7 7. The manager of a retail store sets a sales goal of over 1,000 pairs of sneakers to be sold in a day, more than any shoe store has ever sold. He rallied the sales team to sell sneakers and encouraged each salesperson during the sales event. This manager was using _____.

Question 8 8. A manager that expresses and shows concern for the well-being of weary employees is using _____.

Question 9 9. Joe seems on edge and is short-tempered with everyone at work. His boss, Leon, thinks that Joe's behavior is caused by the extreme pressure of recent work deadlines and the current staff shortage. Leon is using _____ to explain Joe's behavior.

Question 10 10. According to the Attribution Theory of Leadership, there are many ways in which an organization might be negatively impacted by a leader's attributions. How might that organization be positively affected?

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Question 11 11. This type of leader will make decisions without consulting their teams.

Question 12 12. This type of leader will involve his or her team members and get consensus or feedback from his or her team.

Question 13 13. Jeremy tends to use internal attribution in viewing his employees' behavior. Which of the following would MOST reflect this attribution?

Question 14 14. When a manager gives specific advice, clarifies expectations, and assigns tasks, he is using which leadership style?

Question 15 15. Mike is a sales manager who was recently informed of a large account his company will be acquiring this year. He brought this new information up at his monthly meeting so his team could discuss what that might mean for their sales goals this fiscal year. What style of leadership is Mike displaying?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT part of the leadership style matrix:

Question 17 17. Why is it better to be in the in-group rather than the out-group?

Question 18 18. Sarah the supervisor has a high LPC score. How can the regional manager use this in Sarah's job assignments?

Question 19 19. A theory that explains how managers develop relationships with team members is called:

Question 20 20. It is Darla's first day at her very first job at the ice cream parlor. Darla does not know anything about how an ice cream parlor is run. Which leadership style would be best for Darla?

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Question 21 21. If Juan is able to but unwilling to perform a task, he would be best suited with which type of leadership style?

Question 22 22. Follower ability means:

Question 23 23. Larry the leader has a low LPC score. Which situation will he work best in?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT correct regarding the attribution theory of leadership?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of the Attribution Theory of Leadership?

Question 27 27. Team members begin working on projects, and the manager begins to see how devoted they are to the work that needs to be done. What is this process called?

Question 28 28. The following is true in regards to Leadership Theory.

Question 29 29. Tara is a very good hairdresser. She was asked to style the mayor's hair today. She refused to do it because she was afraid she may make a mistake. Which leadership style would work best with Tara?

Question 30 30. Follower confidence is:

Leadership Theory in Organizational Behavior: Help and Review 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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