Leadership Orientation: Task-Oriented & People-Oriented


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

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1. How do people-oriented leaders try to focus their employees?

2. Which of the following is a characteristic of a task-oriented leader?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet help assess your understanding of two very different approaches to leadership. In order to pass the quiz, you'll need to be able to identify the key features of each orientation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to check your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of task-oriented leaders
  • Characteristics of people-oriented leaders
  • The primary goals of each type of leader
  • The definition of leadership orientation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo lets you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on leadership orientation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the two leadership orientations
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, like task-oriented and people-oriented

Additional Learning

To learn more about leadership orientation, review the accompanying lesson on task-oriented and people-oriented leadership. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define leadership orientation
  • Identify the key differences between task-oriented and people-oriented leaders
  • Understand the main priorities of task-oriented and people-oriented leaders