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Chapter 13: Leadership and Ethics True/False 1. A project leader can be the project manager or an individual who assumes a leadership role at some time during the project. 2. Leadership is the same thing as management. 3. Leadership focuses on activities related to planning, organizing, controlling, staffing, evaluating, and monitoring. 4. Although management and leadership tend to overlap, leadership centers on vision, change, and getting results. 5. A leader who “Models the Way” sets an example that wins people’s respect based on behavior and not title or position. 6. One practice of exemplary leadership is to inspire a shared vision so people become committed to a purpose 7. A leader who “challenges the process” should also be critical of other people’s ideas in order to challenge them to be more creative. 8. A practice of an exemplary leader is to enable others to act by encouraging collaboration and building trust. 9. An exemplary leader who “encourages from the heart” should show appreciation for other’s accomplishments by creating a culture of celebration even if it involves recognitions or celebrations that are insincere. 10. The coercive style of leadership can be effective in a crisis situation. 11. A leader who follows the Authoritative Style provides outlines a clearly defined goal but empowers people to choose their own means for achieving it. 12. The affiliative style of leadership does NOT work well in situations that require building team harmony, morale, trust, or communication. 13. One problem with the democratic style of leadership is that it can lead to seemingly endless meetings in order to gain group consensus. 14. The democratic style of leadership is most effective in a crisis situation. 15. The pacesetting style of leadership may be appropriate in situations that require quick results from a highly motivated team.
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16. The coaching style of leadership helps people identify their strengths and weakness so that long-term professional goals can be set. 17. Emotional intelligence is largely genetic just like a person’s intelligence quotient (IQ). 18. Emotional intelligence focuses on understanding and learning how to manage relationships better. 19. Emotional intelligence includes five styles: coercive, authoritative, affiliative, democratic, and coaching. 20. Emotional intelligence includes four capabilities: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and social skills. 21. Strengthening your emotional intelligence requires an honest assessment of how others view your leadership and how you would like to be viewed by others in the future. 22. A person has only one leadership style that can never be changed. 23. Ethics can be defined as a set of moral principles and values.
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2011 for the course IT PMIT taught by Professor Andr during the Spring '11 term at Boğaziçi University.

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ch 13 - Chapter 13: Leadership and Ethics True/False 1. A...

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