Ch12 - Ch12 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best...

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Ch12 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. According to John Kotter, leadership (in contrast to management) entails: a. planning and budgeting b. organizing and staffing c. problem solving d. setting a direction for the organization 2. Kotter suggests that leadership and management: a. consist of very similar activities b. involve the alignment of people to the overall direction of the organization through com- munication c. involve the management of major change efforts within the organization d. are two distinct, yet complementary systems of action in organizations 3. Zaleznik's distinction between leaders and managers having contrasting personalities is similar to the distinction made between: a. male and female leaders b. charismatic and transformational leaders c. transformational and transactional leaders d. Delorean at General Motors and Cisneros as mayor of San Antonio 4. Trait theories of leadership attempt to: a. fit traits to various situations b. emphasize the situation in classifying approaches to leadership c. suggest leaders are born and not made d. focus on leaders physical attributes, personality, and abilities 5. A major difference between trait and behavioral theories of leadership is: a. trait theories, unlike behavioral theories emphasize the leader as opposed to the situation b. trait theories help organizations train and develop leaders rather than select them c. d. trait theories emphasize personality & ability attributes versus the characteristics of the followers themselves 6. When comparing autocratic leadership style to democratic leadership style, democratic leaders: a. are more directive and less likely to allow follower initiative b. force compliance to rules and procedures c. do not closely supervise and allow employee initiative and decision making d. require more structure in the work environment 7. The most pronounced consequence of laissez-faire leadership tends to be: a. high job satisfaction b. the development of leadership at lower levels of the organization
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