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Power in Communication & Leadership Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is a potential challenge of empowerment in the workplace?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not a disadvantage in the use of coercive power?

Question 3 3. What resources might employees need to make good decisions about their work?

Question 4 4. Which of the following does not make legitimate power effective?

Question 5 5. What is expert power?

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Question 6 6. Which are skills employees might need to feel empowered?

Question 7 7. Which of the following best describes a serious problem with expert power?

Question 8 8. Which is NOT a desired result of employee empowerment?

Question 9 9. What does referent power encourage?

Question 10 10. What is empowerment within a business context?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is important for a manager to be aware of when modeling behavior?

Question 12 12. What is coercive power in leadership and management?

Question 13 13. What's a disadvantage of legitimate power?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not an example of coercive power in the workplace?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of employee empowerment?

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Question 16 16. Why might application of coercive power in the workplace provide an obstacle to innovation and creativity?

Question 17 17. How can expert power turn a power relationship upside down?

Question 18 18. Which one of the following is NOT a theoretical approach to employee empowerment?

Question 19 19. Which one of the following is a disadvantage of employee empowerment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following accurately describes a key point of the critical approach to employee empowerment?

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Question 21 21. How might a manager with legitimate power supplement it?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an element of employee empowerment?

Question 23 23. In which of following contexts would application of referent power be most effective?

Question 24 24. What are two features of referent power?

Question 25 25. What's the basis of legitimate power?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is not an example of a person holding legitimate power?

Question 27 27. Where might expert power not be present?

Question 28 28. Which is an example of expert power?

Question 29 29. Why is the term 'referent' used in this theory?

Question 30 30. What is an advantage of coercive power?

Power in Communication & Leadership Chapter Exam Instructions

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