Leadership Theory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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?

Question 2 2. According to Fiedler's Contingency Theory, which three elements determine a leader's situational control?

Question 3 3. Which is the definition of participative leadership?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT correct regarding the attribution theory of leadership?

Question 5 5. In the situational leadership model, which style would be appropriate with followers who have the skills, ability and confidence to perform the work?

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Question 6 6. If Juan is able to but unwilling to perform a task, he would be best suited with which type of leadership style?

Question 7 7. Path-Goal Theory involves _____.

Question 8 8. This type of leader will involve his or her team members and get consensus or feedback from his or her team.

Question 9 9. If your manager states that employee maturity is the main indicator of that person's readiness to work, which theory is he referring to?

Question 10 10. Why is it better to be in the in-group rather than the out-group?

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Question 11 11. A manager that expresses and shows concern for the well-being of weary employees is using _____.

Question 12 12. Jeremy tends to use internal attribution in viewing his employees' behavior. Which of the following would MOST reflect this attribution?

Question 13 13. A person who says that the ends justify the means is referring to work by:

Question 14 14. Which is the definition of directive leadership?

Question 15 15. Grant is a high school student who is taking a math test. The teacher had to step out of the room for an emergency and instructed the class to continue silently taking their tests. One of the other students realizes the teacher left the answer key on his desk and begins passing it around. Grant continues to silently take his test and does not look at the answers when they pass his desk. Where is Grant on the Mach scale?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. In the situational leadership model, which style would be appropriate with followers who lack the skills, ability but have high confidence to perform the work?

Question 18 18. Which of the following characteristic is common in low Machs?

Question 19 19. Follower ability means:

Question 20 20. Which type of Mach flourishes in face-to-face settings where there are limited rules and structure, and emotions hold little value in goal achievement?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. In the situational leadership model, which style would be appropriate with followers who lack the skills, ability and confidence to perform the work?

Question 23 23. 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?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Sue is a law enforcement officer. She is excellent at gaining confessions from suspects through her persuasive personality and questionable interrogation techniques. Where would Sue likely land on the Mach scale?

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Question 26 26. Which type of leader will work best in an environment requiring fast decision making?

Question 27 27. The Least Preferred Co-worker ranking system is about:

Question 28 28. Which of the following is true in regards to Leader-Member Exchange Theory?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT part of the leadership style matrix:

Question 30 30. In the situational leadership model, which style would be appropriate with followers who have the skills, ability but lack the confidence to perform the work?

Leadership Theory Chapter Exam Instructions

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