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Leadership Theory in Organizational Behavior: Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The transformational leader uses _____ to control how they are viewed by their followers.

Question 2 2. What type of personality often emerges in the business environment as the authoritarian or autocratic leader?

Question 3 3. All of the following can occur when a charismatic leader has personal motives EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is the most important for a middle-of-the-road leader?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. How is vision central to a transformational leader's goal?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Which of the following is a likely trait of a produce or perish leader?

Question 9 9. Task-oriented leaders are more likely to take control of a process because they _____.

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. Charismatic leaders use their _____ to appeal to followers.

Question 12 12. The degree to which one is either task-oriented or people-oriented is referred to as one's _____.

Question 13 13. In which of these situations would a bureaucratic leadership style be most effective?

Question 14 14. The transformational leader uses individualized consideration, intellectual stimulation, charisma, and _____ to convince employees to transcend their personal interests for the sake of the larger organization.

Question 15 15. After Mario completes his monthly report, his boss reviews it to see if the standards were met. If there are errors, Mario is told he has to work an extra hour each day for the next two weeks. This is an example of which type of management?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. The servant leader is concerned with helping

Question 18 18. Who is considered to have developed the idea of bureaucratic leadership?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of the Attribution Theory of Leadership?

Question 20 20. Larry the leader has a low LPC score. Which situation will he work best in?

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Question 21 21. This type of leader will make decisions without consulting their teams.

Question 22 22. 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?

Question 23 23. Which type of leader is concerned with making employees happy by supporting, developing, and accommodating them?

Question 24 24. Laissez-faire leadership is most likely to be effective with which of the following groups of employees?

Question 25 25. Monitoring an employee's performance closely and intervening only when an employee is not meeting the expectations, often resulting in a punishment, is referred to as

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Question 26 26. Monitoring employees is a critical activity for the laissez-faire leader for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

Question 27 27. Why is it better to be in the in-group rather than the out-group?

Question 28 28. Path-Goal Theory involves _____.

Question 29 29. Thomas is a CEO of a large PR company. As a team leader, he believes that _____.

Question 30 30. The charismatic leader's influence over others is due to his/her _____ power.

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