Leading in Organizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Tom is a manager that allows employees to relax on the job. He often asks questions like, How are you? Is there anything I can do to help? and Are you satisfied with the working conditions here? Why is this an example of a country club leader?

Question 2 2. Mr. Rogers has been promoted to a General Manager position at local real estate agency. He has over 30 years experience and is well respected by fellow agents and former customers. Through the company's mentorship program, he is seen as a father figure to a number of the younger agents. How can Mr. Rogers BEST influence the company's agents to respect his authority?

Question 3 3. A leader who gives orders and expects compliance is which type of leader?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is TRUE of philanthropic characteristics in a leader?

Question 5 5. 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.

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Question 6 6. A leader who provides autonomy to staff and only intervenes when there is a problem is which type of leader?

Question 7 7. A leader who strives to help others reach their personal best is which type of leader?

Question 8 8. A person who encourages staff participation in the decision making process is which type of leader?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about transactional leaders and the chain of command is FALSE?

Question 10 10. Which of these power bases is commonly seen in charismatic leaders who are able to invoke a passion for followership due to their magnetic personality?

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Question 11 11. If your manager brought up 'idealized influence' in a staff meeting - which type of leadership would he be referring to?

Question 12 12. Thomas is a CEO of a large PR company. As a team leader, he believes that _____.

Question 13 13. Which of these describes the primary concern of a manager?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the most important for a middle-of-the-road leader?

Question 15 15. Who is considered to have developed the idea of bureaucratic leadership?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following scenarios depicts intellectual stimulation?

Question 17 17. What is most important to a transactional leader when delivering rewards or punishment to subordinates?

Question 18 18. A person who uses their charm and magnetic personality to gain followers is which type of leader?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a likely trait of a produce or perish leader?

Question 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. In which of these situations will bureaucratic leadership fail?

Question 22 22. A leader who influences employees to conceptualize the future state of the organization is _____.

Question 23 23. A person who adjusts their leadership style based on the surrounding circumstances is which type of leader?

Question 24 24. Task-oriented leaders are more likely to take control of a process because they _____.

Question 25 25. A leader who holds complete control over their employees is which type of leader?

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Question 26 26. A person who follows a 'by the book' management philosophy is which type of leader?

Question 27 27. Which of the following actions is an example of good leadership?

Question 28 28. Sarita recently transferred to a newly-created learning and innovation department at her company. Her new supervisor leads a team of eight but does all the decision making on new projects. Is the supervisor an effective or ineffective leader and why?

Question 29 29. What is coercive power?

Question 30 30. According to servant leadership, before anyone can lead, they first need to be a

Leading in Organizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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