Final - 4. (Points:2.0)

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4. (Points: 2.0)      According to _____ leaders have one dominant leadership style that is resistant to change - either task  motivated or relationship motivated.  1. Graen's leader-member exchange model 2. Hersey and Blanchard's situational leadership theory 3. House's path-goal theory 4. Fiedler's contingency model 5. Stogdill's trait theory . (Points: 2.0)      Which of the following is true?  1. Wider spans of control complement today's trend toward greater worker autonomy. 2. Organizational theorists agree that the ideal span of control is ten. 3. The narrower the span of control, the looser the supervision. 4. The narrower the span of control, the lower the administrative costs. 5. Historically, spans of control of two to three were considered best. 6. (Points: 2.0)      Which of the following is the correct evolutionary sequence of leadership theories?  1. Behavioral, contingency, transformational. 2. Transformational, behavioral, situational. 3. Situational, trait, behavioral. 4. Behavioral, situational, trait. 5. Trait, situational, behavioral.
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2. (Points: 2.0)      You own your own management consulting firm. At a recent seminar, the owner of a local supermarket  chain asks you to help him differentiate between a coalition and a network. Which of the following would be  a correct response?  1. Networks are people oriented. 2. Coalitions have longer term agendas. 3. Coalitions involve the pursuit of general self-interests. 4. Coalitions always coincide with formal group membership. 5. Networks revolve around specific issues. 8. (Points: 2.0)      _____ involve(s) sharing varying degrees of power with lower-level employees to tap their full potential.  1. Mutuality of interest 2. Influence tactics 3. Organizational politics 4. Impression management 5. Empowerment 1. (Points: 2.0)      According to the _____ theories of leadership, leadership is something that is learned. In other words,  leaders are made, not born.  1. behavioral styles 2. servant
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3. trait 4. situational 5. attribute 9. (Points: 2.0)      _____ represents a decrease in an organization's resource base (e.g. money, customers, talent, or  innovations).  1. Organizational decline 2. Integration 3. A closed organization 4. An old-style organization 5. Differentiation 3. (Points: 2.0)      A key managerial implication of path-goal theory is that ____.  1. managers should be trained to improve leader-member relations 2. organizational effectiveness can be enhanced by appropriately matching leaders with situations 3. managers should use the leadership style demanded by the situation 4. managers need to give employees ample opportunity to prove themselves
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course BUSI 3720 taught by Professor Jhonson during the Spring '11 term at University of North Texas Health Science Center.

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Final - 4. (Points:2.0)

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