ch...... - Chapter 13: Entrepreneurial Leadership MULTIPLE...

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Chapter 13: Entrepreneurial Leadership MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. “The ability to influence through communication the activities of others, individually or as a group, toward the accomplishment of worthwhile, meaningful, and challenging goals.” This is the definition of ____. a. Direction b. Leadership c. Motivation d. Management ANS: B Leadership is the ability to influence through communication the activities of others, individually or as a group, toward the accomplishment of worthwhile, meaningful, and challenging goals. REF: 13-2 2. The exercise of ____ is the essence of leadership behavior. a. Influence b. Power c. Force d. Control ANS: A The exercise of influence is the essence of leadership behavior. REF: 13-2a 3. Which of the following is not mentioned as an influence strategy for entrepreneurial leadership roles? a. Reason b. Coalition c. Friendliness d. Dictating ANS: D Seven influence strategies have been proposed as vital for entrepreneurial leadership roles: 1. Reason; 2. Friendliness; 3. Coalition; 4. Bargaining; 5. Assertiveness; 6. Higher Authority; 7. Sanctions. REF: 13-2a 4. Research indicates that if employees are allowed to influence the way the organization works, ____. a. They can create chaos b. They demonstrate higher levels of motivation c. It could run into loss d. Management can breathe easy ANS: B
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Research indicates that employees demonstrate higher levels of motivation if they’re allowed to influence the way the organization works. REF: 13-2a 5. According to Harvard scholar Abraham Zaleznick, managers are primarily concerned with ____ and leaders are primarily concerned with ____. a. Management, leadership b. Quality, production c. Process, substance d. Quality, quantity ANS: C In Zaleznick’s terminology, managers are primarily concerned with process and leaders are primarily concerned with substance. REF: 13-2b 6. Which theory attributes performance differences among employees to the individual characteristics of leaders? a. The contingency theory of leadership b. The behavior theory of leadership c. The trait theory of leadership d. The group theory ANS: C The trait theory of leadership: Attributes performance differences among employees to the individual characteristics (traits) of leaders. REF: 13-3 7. Which leadership theory attributes performance differences among employees to the behaviors and style of leaders? a. The trait theory b. The behavioral theory c. The group theory d. The contingency theory ANS: B The behavioral theory of leadership: Attributes performance differences to the behaviors and style of leaders. REF: 13-3 8. Which theory attributes performance differences among employees to the leader’s behavior and style in combination with situational factors? a.
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ch...... - Chapter 13: Entrepreneurial Leadership MULTIPLE...

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