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Quiz 4 :

Leadership Essentials

Quiz 4 :

Leadership Essentials

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Match the leadership trait with its description. -Essential qualities for building credibility and trust
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C

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According to path-goal leadership theory,with which leadership style do managers treat employees as equals in a friendly manner while striving to improve their well-being?
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B

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In order to be a great leader,you must possess all the leadership qualities mentioned in the text.
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False

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________ is the process of inspiring,influencing,directing,and guiding others to participate in a common effort.
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According to researchers,transformational leadership is better suited to a competitive organization,whereas servant leadership is better suited to a public,religious,educational,or nonprofit organization.
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Leaders who value effective communication try to minimize their use of________,which is informal terminology unique to a business or industry that is often not understood by people outside the organization.
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According to researcher James MacGregor Burns,leadership is either transactional (based on transactions between managers and employees)or________ (based on relationships between managers and employees).
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There is no such thing as the ideal leadership style.
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Developing people involves learning about your employees and their skills,knowledge,education,goals,and dreams and meeting with them individually to create a development plan consistent with their personal goals.
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Which leadership theory contends that effective leaders have similar personality or behavioral characteristics that ineffective leaders lack?
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Which classic style of leadership behavior permits self-starters to do what they think is appropriate without interference or direction from their leader?
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Which of these situational leadership theories is based on directing,coaching,supporting,and delegating?
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Match the leadership trait with its description. -Believing in yourself and controlling your emotions
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According to Fiedler's contingency theory,a leader's performance depends on his or her basic motivation as well as on the likelihood that he or she can successfully accomplish the job.
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Which of these is not a characteristic of transformational leaders,according to the research of Bass and Burns?
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Authoritarian leaders assign people to clearly defined tasks,and there is primarily a ________ flow of communication.
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A strong commitment to honesty,integrity,ethics,and building trust is important to ________ leadership.
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In which management style on the Blake/Mouton leadership grid is work accomplished from committed people,and interdependence through a common stake in organizational purpose that leads to relationships of trust and respect?
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Fiedler's ________ theory is based on the notion that a leader's performance depends on the likelihood that he or she can successfully accomplish the job and the leader's basic motivation.
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Servant leadership differs from transformational leadership in that servant leadership focuses on leaders who inspire employees to achieve a shared vision.
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