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MGMT 3030: CRITICAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS Sample Midterm Examination 2007 Name (Print)______________________________________________Team #______ ID:A Instructions Your responses should be both complete and concise. Organizing your thoughts with bullet points is encouraged over writing in essay form. Please pay more attention to questions that request explanations and/or applications than to those that just ask you to list, identify, or define something. Good Luck! _____________________________________________________________________________ Section 1: Short Answers (3 points each; 15 points) Please answer the following questions in three to five sentences. 1. How did Lincoln prepare for speeches, and how much preparation did he usually put into his speeches? What influence did his preparation have on his success? 2. Explain the concept of “First Who, Then What,” and describe how it applies to leadership. 3. According to Collins & Porras, what is a BHAG and why is it so powerful and motivating? 4. Define 2 of the 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. 5. In his presentation on March 5, 2007, Jim Collins encouraged students to consider entrepreneurship as a career path. What was his argument about why he believed entrepreneurship wasn’t as risky of a path as many think? Section 2: Case Studies (10 points each; 20 points) Please answer the following case studies thoroughly and thoughtfully. 6. “Finding a Career” Jack got accepted to Stanford Law School. He was excited about the prospect of being an attorney. In order to be more successful in his studies and meet the demands of his rigorous course
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