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8 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Leading is the management function of: A. influencing people to act or not act in a certain way. B. seeking direction. C. implementing ideas. D. setting up groups and allocating resources. 2. Which of the following is true about managers and/or leaders? A. A manager inspires achievement. B. A leader seeks and follows directions. C. A leader focuses on initiating ideas and getting them started. D . A manager inspires willingness by instilling in employees a sense of common purpose, a belief that together they can achieve something worthwhile. 3. A(n) _____ refers to the belief that an individual is the primary cause of what happens to him/herself. 4. Stella supervises 12 cashiers at ABC Grocers. Lately, the cashiers have had several instances of substantial cash shortages, because Stella has not been verifying their initial cash amounts. When approached by her manager about this situation, Stella replied, "The cashiers are lazy and just do not care." Which of the following traits is Stella exhibiting? 5. People who blame others or events beyond their control when something goes wrong are said to have a(n): 6. The leadership style in which the leader allows subordinates to participate in decision making and problem solving is known as: A. authoritarian leadership style. B. laissez-faire leadership style. C. democratic leadership style. D. dictatorial leadership style. 7. In which of the following leadership styles is the leader uninvolved and lets the subordinates direct themselves?
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8. A leader who focuses on the jobs to be done and the goals to be accomplished is: 9. Rules followed by Marine Corps officers are "never eat before your troops eat" and "never ask your troops to do something you wouldn't do". This is an example of _____ leadership.
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