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Leadership Research Study Set 2

Business

Quiz 10 :

Motivation and Coaching Skills

Quiz 10 :

Motivation and Coaching Skills

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Companies with less money to compensate employees should invest in coaching and development as a way to boost employee retention.
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Coaches should ask closed-ended, yes-or-no questions to keep subordinates focused on one concept at a time during a conversation.
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The motivational value of a recognition award is likely to be higher if it helps a worker attain personal goals.
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Expectancy theory is particularly useful to leaders because it emphasizes the emotional and passionate side of people.
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Feedback of a general nature is most effective in bringing about improvements in performance.
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Motivation increases when a person has high self-efficacy with respect to the task being performed.
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To avoid getting too emotionally involved with group members, the effective coach minimizes building personal relationships with them.
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To act as a strong motivator, big comprehensive goals should be broken down into smaller steps.
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To appeal to the recognition need of others, it is important to identify a meritorious behavior, and then recognize that behavior with an oral, written, or material reward.
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In the context of the implications of the expectancy theory, a task must generally be perceived as attainable to be motivational.
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A major advantage of using goals to motivate executive leaders is the guarantee that unethical means will not be used to achieve goals.
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An implication of expectancy theory is that leaders should reassure their group members that performances will lead to specific rewards.
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Giving recognition for a job well done is useful in satisfying a worker's desire to feel proud.
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The term engagement refers to :
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Rewarding people for reaching goals is a widely accepted principle of management.
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A potential ethical problem noted with executive coaching is that an executive might become too dependent upon the coach for making decisions.
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The question, "If I get the job done, will I really get my reward?" illustrates the _____ aspect of expectancy theory.
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The most effective goals, according to goal theory, are those that encourage a worker to "do your best."
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Listening is an essential ingredient in any coaching session.
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The question, "If I work hard, what will I get in return?" illustrates the _____ aspect of expectancy theory.
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