Ch09 - Chapter 9Leading Effectively: Foundations TRUE/FALSE...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9Leading Effectively: Foundations TRUE/FALSE 1. According to Learning from Experience: Steve Bennetts Leadership at Intuit, Bennett believes in command-and-control leadership. ANS: F Bennett does not believe in command-and-control leadership. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 261-262 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 2. According to Learning from Experience: Steve Bennetts Leadership at Intuit, Bennett told his managers to create a psychological contract with every employee. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 261-262 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 3. The text assumes that since leadership can be learned, it can also be taught. ANS: F The assumption is that leadership can be learned, but not taught. Learning leadership means that an individual is actively seeking to make the personal changes required to become a leader. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 262 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 4. Effective leadership encompasses five of the seven competencies developed throughout the book. ANS: F While effective leadership encompasses all seven of the foundation competencies, it also goes beyond them. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 262 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 5. Leadership is getting others to follow your suggestions. ANS: F Leadership is more complex. It is the process of developing ideas and a vision, living by values that support those ideas and vision, influencing others to embrace them in their own behaviors, and making hard decisions about people and other resources. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 262 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 6. Values, ideas, vision, influencing others, and making tough decisions are the key attributes of leadership. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 262 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 7. The job of a traditional manager is to direct, control, and plan the work of others and to be responsible for results. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 262 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 8. The job of a traditional leader is to direct, control, and plan the work of others and to be responsible for results. ANS: F This is what a traditional manager does. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 262 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 9. The three key functions that effective managers in organizations usually accept in their roles are (1) authority, (2) responsibility, and (3) accountability ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 263 OBJ: 9-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 10. The zone of indifference is an area within which employees will accept certain directives without questioning the managers power....
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Ch09 - Chapter 9Leading Effectively: Foundations TRUE/FALSE...

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