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Question 1 Correct 2.00 points out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The leadership paradox is best stated as the fact that: Select one: a. teams usually need leaders, but the very presence of a leader threatens the autonomy of a team. b. leaders often know what to do, but are reluctant to share that knowledge with their team. c. leaders must pay attention to cognition (rationality) and emotion (intuition) when making decisions. d. leaders often change their mind immediately after having made a decision. Question 2 Correct 2.00 points out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The theory that argues that leadership is largely an inborn characteristic of a person, and is largely inflexible and not easily developed, learned, or acquired is best termed: Select one: a. incremental theory. b. leadership paradox. c. entity theory. d. leader categorization theory. Question 3 Correct 2.00 points out of 2.00
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Flag question Question text The trait theory of leadership argues that leadership is largely an inborn characteristic of a person. Which of the following traits is attributed to people who are one of these types of theoretical leaders? Select one: a. Their leadership style encourages team freedom and autonomy. b. Their command is viewed as decentralized. c. They have great humility and nobility. d. They take and are given too little blame for corporate failures. Question 4 Correct 2.00 points out of 2.00 Flag question Question text The research on personality and leadership has found evidence for all of the following EXCEPT: Select one: a. intelligence, and in particular, GMA (General Mental Ability) is linked to career success. b. narcissistic people are more likely to emerge as leaders in a group, but they are no more skilled than others. c. there is some indication from cross-sectional data that first-born children may be more intelligent. d. male leaders engage in more task-oriented behavior; female leaders engage in more relational- oriented behaviors. Question 5 Correct 2.00 points out of 2.00
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Flag question Question text There is overwhelming evidence that environmental and situational factors strongly affect leadership. Of the following, which is the best example of one of those situational factors? Select one: a. Positive personality b. Pragmatism about solutions c. Seating arrangements d. Diversity of network contacts Question 6 Correct 2.00 points out of 2.00 Flag question Question text In terms of leadership selection, an investigation of team performance showed that teams with __________ leaders performed better on all organizational decision-making tasks than did teams whose leaders were __________.
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