Organizational Behavior Study Set 14

Business

Quiz 7 :

Be an Effective Leader and Follower

Quiz 7 :

Be an Effective Leader and Follower

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There is usually one right solution when it comes to leadership.
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Followership is how individuals choose to engage with leaders in the leadership process. It represents an individual's capacity or willingness to follow a leader.
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Contingency theories try to predict leadership efficiency.
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Follower role orientation refers to the tendency to attribute organizational outcomes (both good and bad) to the acts and doings of leaders.
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The trait approach to leadership assumes that if we can identify particular and socially desirable traits, we can select individuals for leadership positions based on their natural tendencies.
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Shared leadership is a dynamic, interactive influence in which individuals lead together to achieve group and organizational goals.
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Relations-oriented behavior involves providing direction and enforcing performance standards needed to drive production.
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Behavioral approaches to the study of leadership focus on identifying patterns and categories of relevant leadership behavior and examining the effectiveness of these behaviors.
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In order to find out if leaders have a certain trait, you should examine their behaviors.
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Formal leadership is exerted by persons who become influential due to special skills or their ability to meet the needs of others.
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Common sense would tell us that not all traits or behaviors of leaders are positively related to effectiveness all the time. Instead, whether a leader behavior is effective or not will depend on the situation.
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Early findings using the trait approach were very successful because researchers looked for significant correlations between traits and leadership outcomes instead of focusing on mediating variables.
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Informal leadership is exerted by persons who become influential due to special skills or their ability to meet the needs of others.
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Constructive follower orientation is the extent to which one accepts that power in institutions and organizations is distributed unequally.
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Leadership identity construction means that leadership is constructed and produced in social and relational interactions among people acting in context.
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Identity grants occur when people bestow the identity of a leader or a follower on another person.
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Co-leadership represents views of leadership not as a property of individuals and their behaviors but as a social phenomenon constructed in interaction.
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Implicit leadership theories are the attributes we associate with leaders and followers and our beliefs about what makes them effective.
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Task-oriented behavior involves concern for relationships and socioemotional support.
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Contingency views of leadership recognize that the effectiveness of a particular leadership approach depends on the demands of a situation.
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