PLACE Business Education: Leadership Theory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Least Preferred Co-worker ranking system is about:

Question 2 2. Sarah the supervisor has a high LPC score. How can the regional manager use this in Sarah's job assignments?

Question 3 3. 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?

Question 4 4. If Juan is able to but unwilling to perform a task, he would be best suited with which type of leadership style?

Question 5 5. Follower confidence is:

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following is NOT part of the leadership style matrix:

Question 8 8. Follower ability means:

Question 9 9. 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?

Question 10 10. Path-Goal Theory involves _____.

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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. What type of trait is Machiavellianism?

Question 13 13. 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?

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

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. 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 17 17. 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 18 18. 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 19 19. Larry the leader has a low LPC score. Which situation will he work best in?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following characteristic is common in low Machs?

PLACE Business Education: Leadership Theory Chapter Exam Instructions

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