12e_TB_Chap_12

Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages

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Chapter 12 - Leadership and Culture Chapter 12 Leadership and Culture Multiple Choice Questions 1. (p. 326) _____________ is the process and practice by key executives of guiding and shepherding people in an organization toward a vision over time and developing that organization's future leadership and organizational culture. A. Organizational structure B. Organizational strategy C. Organizational leadership D. Cultural context Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 2. (p. 328) Which of the following is NOT a way through which leaders galvanize commitment to embrace change? A. Involve every employee in corporate strategic decision making B. Shape organizational culture C. Build the organization D. Clarify strategic intent Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 3. (p. 328) Leaders help their company embrace change by setting forth their ________ a clear sense of where they want to lead the company and what results they expect to achieve. A. Strategic quota B. Mission C. Vision D. Strategic intent Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 12-1
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Chapter 12 - Leadership and Culture 4. (p. 328) Traditionally, the concept of _________ has been a description or picture of what the company could be that accommodates the needs of all its stakeholders. A. Mission B. Vision C. Strategy D. Performance Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 5. (p. 328) A _________ is an articulation of a simple criterion or characterization of what the leader sees the company must become to establish and sustain global leadership. A. Leader's principle B. Mission C. Leader's vision D. Strategic intent Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 6. (p. 329) A key element of good organizational leadership is to make clear the ___________ a leader has for the organization and managers in it, as they seek to move toward the vision. This will help keep the firm on track in the present term. A. Strategic purpose B. Strategic goals C. Alternative structures D. Performance expectations Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 12-2
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7. (p. 331) Because leaders are attempting to embrace change, they are often _____________ their organization. A. Abandoning B. Rebuilding or remaking C. Divesting businesses in D. Repositioning Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 8. (p. 331) ____________ is the effort to familiarize future leaders with the skills important to the company and to develop exceptional leaders among the managers you employ. A. Identifying an action plan B. Education and leadership development C. Developing principles D. Creating passion Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 3 9. (p. 333) ____________ are your fundamental personal standards that guide your sense of honesty, integrity and ethical behavior. A.
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12e_TB_Chap_12 - Chapter 12 - Leadership and Culture...

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