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Chap015 - Chapter 15 - Leadership Chapter 15 Leadership...

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Chapter 15 - Leadership Chapter 15 Leadership True / False Questions 1. Some individuals possess characteristics that are so attractive to others that they are considered leaders. True False 2. External factors may be overwhelming and uncontrollable, no matter how good a leader may be. True False 3. Team leaders always emerge from within the team. True False 4. An extreme intelligence difference between a leader and his or her followers is always beneficial to the organization. True False 5. Leadership traits don't operate singly to influence followers, but act in combination. True False 6. Patterns of effective behavior depend largely on the situation. True False 7. A strong leader should never admit mistakes. True False 15-1
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Chapter 15 - Leadership 8. Supervisors who score high on initiating structure tend to receive high proficiency ratings from superiors, but also have more employee grievances filed against them. True False 9. Behavior that is helpful or even essential in some situations can be detrimental in others. True False 10. As a rule, being given greater authority lessens one's position power. True False 11. If a decision has high quality and follower commitment, it is an effective decision, regardless of how long it takes to make it. True False 12. Individuals with an internal locus of control are generally more satisfied with a directive leadership style. True False 13. Leadership variables include the job tasks, the formal authority system of the organization, and the work group. True False 14. A person who is high in job readiness has the self-motivation and desire to do high- quality work. True False 15. Asking an insecure follower to participate will always lessen their insecurity. True False 15-2
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Chapter 15 - Leadership 16. Keen analytical abilities can contribute to effectiveness in non-charismatic leaders. True False 17. Linking followers with the organization's direction, mission, and goals is easier if they're dissatisfied or unchallenged by the current situation. True False 18. Noncharismatic leaders are experts in achieving goals within the framework of the existing order. True False 19. Charismatic leaders nudge or order people to share their views. True False 20. Charismatic leaders are perceived as being strongly committed to their visions and willing to sacrifice and take significant personal risk to achieve them. True False 21. Successful charismatic leaders have total confidence in their ability to overcome obstacles and get things accomplished. True False 22. Charismatic leaders always have positive effects on their followers. True False 23. Research shows that when contingent reinforcement is used, followers exhibit a decrease in performance and satisfaction. True False 15-3
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Chapter 15 - Leadership 24. When using management by exception , the leader is not involved unless objectives aren't being accomplished.
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Chap015 - Chapter 15 - Leadership Chapter 15 Leadership...

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