Test 4- Chapters 14-16

Test 4- Chapters 14-16 - Quiz: Test 4- Chapters 14-16 Test...

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Quiz: Test 4- Chapters 14-16 Test 4- Chapters 14-16 Submitted by aid157788 on 10/14/2011 12:01:25 PM  Points Awarded  28 Points Missed  22 Percentage  56% 1. ____ generates awareness and acceptance of a group's purpose and mission and gets employees to see beyond their own needs and self-interest for the good of the group. A. Virtual leadership B. Transactional leadership C. Leadership empowerment D. Charismatic leadership E. Transformational leadership Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: E Your Response: E 2. In Fiedler's contingency theory, the term ____ refers to the degree to which leaders are able to hire, fire, reward, and punish workers. A. task structure B. leader-member relations C. situational favorableness D. position power E. situational unfavorableness Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: D Your Response: D 3. In many organizations, sales managers develop companywide sales forecasts by asking members of the sales force to decide how much growth they anticipate in their individual sales territories. Sales managers then take the input from the individual salespeople and create the companywide sales forecasts based on this information. In the normative decision model, this would be an example of a(n) ____ decision-making style. A. Consultative B. Supportive C. Group D. Participative E. Autocratic Points Earned: 0/1 Correct Answer: A Your Response: D
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4. Which leadership style would be most likely to rely on positive and negative reinforcement? A. transformational leadership B. transactional leadership C. delegating leadership D. charismatic leadership E. participative leadership Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: B Your Response: B 5. The "great person" theory is another name for the ____ theory of leadership. A. path-goal B. leader formalization C. Situational D. Trait E. Behavioral Points Earned: 0/1 Correct Answer: D Your Response: A 6. Bill Belichick is the coach of the New England Patriots football team. As a successful coach, he has to schedule structured practices, emphasize careful planning, and assign tasks. He also has to show the players that he genuinely cares about them as people. According to the Blake and Mouton grid, Belichick’s leadership style would be characterized as ____. A. middle-of-the-road management B. authority-compliance C. team management D. impoverished management E. country club management Points Earned: 0/1 Correct Answer: C Your Response: B 7. Transformational leaders ____. A. are able to make their followers feel they are a vital part of the organization B. get employees to see beyond their own needs for the good of the group C. are accurately described by all of these D. help followers see how their jobs fit with the organization’s vision E. encourage followers to make sacrifices for the organization
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Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: C Your Response: C 8. Which one of the following traits refers to high levels of effort and is characterized by achievement, motivation, ambition, energy, tenacity, and initiative? A. Drive
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