Styles of Leadership Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Monitoring employees is a critical activity for the laissez-faire leader for all of the following reasons EXCEPT

Question 2 2. According to servant leadership, before anyone can lead, they first need to be a

Question 3 3. Anne coaches girls soccer. This season she is working with teams from two different age groups, one team is for 8-9 year old girls, and the other is for 14-16 year old girls. How can Anne apply situational leadership based on the capacity of the followers?

Question 4 4. The servant leader is concerned with helping

Question 5 5. When is the participative/democratic leadership style considered effective?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about transactional leaders and the chain of command is FALSE?

Question 7 7. Transactional leadership assumes people are motivated by _____.

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Which school of thought produced situational management?

Question 10 10. In which of these situations will bureaucratic leadership fail?

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Question 11 11. The degree to which one is either task-oriented or people-oriented is referred to as one's _____.

Question 12 12. Drawbacks of the authoritarian style of leadership include all of the following EXCEPT

Question 13 13. Wendy's supervisor constantly monitors her performance closely. He scrutinizes her work for potential problems and quickly jumps in to correct her to prevent additional errors. Which type of management is he exhibiting?

Question 14 14. Autocratic leaders

Question 15 15. Mike coaches boys baseball. During practice, Mike spends a lot of time working with each of the boys on specific baseball skills. On game day, however, Mike becomes very directive, giving rapid instructions to the boys. This is an example of situational leadership based on the _____.

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Question 16 16. All of the following can occur when a charismatic leader has personal motives EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. 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

Question 18 18. Which of the following scenarios depicts a bureaucratic leader?

Question 19 19. Bureaucratic leadership follows a _____ management philosophy.

Question 20 20. What sets the transformational leader apart from many other leadership styles is their ability to influence others to follow them through all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21. The laissez-faire leader provides their employee with which of the following?

Question 22 22. What is most important to a transactional leader when delivering rewards or punishment to subordinates?

Question 23 23. Charismatic leaders are good role models because they _____.

Question 24 24. Laissez-faire is a French phrase that translates into:

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Employees under a participative/democratic leadership tend to have a high level of _____ and _____.

Question 27 27. In which of these situations would a bureaucratic leadership style be most effective?

Question 28 28. What type of personality often emerges in the business environment as the authoritarian or autocratic leader?

Question 29 29. When is the participative/democratic leadership style ineffective in the workplace?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is TRUE of philanthropic characteristics in a leader?

Styles of Leadership Chapter Exam Instructions

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