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Chapter 08 Test Bank KEY 1. Leading is the management function of: A. influencing people to act or not act in a certain way. B. seeking direction and implementing ideas. C. determining how to achieve organizational objectives. D. setting up groups and allocating resources. AACSB: Analytic Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Bloom's: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Objective: 08-01: Discuss the possible link between personal traits and leadership ability. Topic: Characteristics of a Successful Leader Feedback: Leading is the management function of influencing people to act or not act in a certain way. Supervisors must be leaders. 2. Which of the following is true about managers and leaders according to management consultants Herb Greenberg and Patrick Sweeney? A. Managers give directions, whereas leaders seek directions. B. Managers implement ideas, whereas leaders initiate ideas. C. Unlike leaders, managers inspire achievement. D. Unlike leaders, managers influence people to act in a certain way. AACSB: Analytic Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Bloom's: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 08-01: Discuss the possible link between personal traits and leadership ability. Topic: Characteristics of a Successful Leader Feedback: Management consultants Herb Greenberg and Patrick Sweeney say managing involves implementing ideas (putting them into action), whereas leading focuses on initiating ideas (getting them started).Managers seek and follow direction. Leaders inspire achievement. 3. A factor that differentiates leaders from managers is that leaders: A. inspire achievement, whereas managers seek direction. B. implement ideas, whereas managers initiate ideas. C. engage in tactical planning, whereas managers engage in strategic planning. D. are authoritative, whereas managers are democratic. AACSB: Analytic Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Bloom's: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 08-01: Discuss the possible link between personal traits and leadership ability. Topic: Characteristics of a Successful Leader Feedback: A factor that differentiates leaders from managers is that leadersinspire achievement, whereas managers seek direction.Managing involves implementing ideas (putting them into action), whereas leading focuses on initiating ideas (getting them started). 4. Which of the following traits is most likely to be a predictor of good leadership? A. External locus of control B. Self-confidence C. Egocentrism D. Self-righteousness AACSB: Analytic Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Bloom's: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Objective: 08-01: Discuss the possible link between personal traits and leadership ability. Topic: Characteristics of a Successful Leader
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Feedback: Self-confidence is most likely to be a predictor of good leadership. A supervisor who believes in his or her ability to get the job done will convey confidence to employees.
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