OB12_TIF13 - Chapter 13 Contemporary Issues in Leadership...

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Chapter 13 Contemporary Issues in Leadership MULTIPLE CHOICE Framing: Using Words to Shape Meaning and Inspire Others 1. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech is an example of _____. a. cooptation b. dissonance management c. transactional leadership d. schematizing e. framing (e; Moderate; p. 430) 2. _____ is a way to use language to manage meaning. a. Framing b. Influencing c. Highlighting d. Trust e. Paralinguistics (a; Easy; p. 362) 3. Framing is used for all of the following purposes with the exception of_____. a. influencing followers’ perceptions of the world b. influencing the meaning of events c. influencing visions of the future d. influencing how others see and interpret idealism e. affecting the interpretations of others (d; Moderate; p. 362) 4. Framing is particularly relevant to leadership today because _____. a. the world is so complex that followers need to become “focused” on the facts b. people need to notice, understand, and remember problems c. there is considerable maneuverability with respect to “the facts” d. it is difficult to influence how others see and interpret facts e. all of the above (c; Challenging; p. 362) 5. The text suggests that the 2003 war against Iraq was labeled “Operation Iraqi Freedom” most likely because _____. a. the U.S. government sought to urge Iraq to free American prisoners of war b. the Bush administration wished to avoid evoking religious connotations c. this label helped U.S. leaders frame the war in a positive manner d. previous military efforts in Iraq had failed to liberate American hostages e. anti-war leaders in the U.S. sought to maximize opposition to the war (c; Moderate; p. 362) Inspirational Approaches to Leadership 6. The author of the text discusses CNN co-founder Ted Turner in order to _____. a. illustrate the claim that introverted individuals can still demonstrate charisma b. support the argument that charisma is a learned, rather than inherited, trait c. demonstrate how media attention can influence the public’s perception of a leader 8
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d. emphasize the importance of humility for effective leadership e. provide an example of a bold and colorful charismatic leader (e; Moderate; p. 363) 7. Which of the following is not true of charismatic leaders? a. They have a vision and the ability to articulate the vision. b. They have behavior that is unconventional. c. They are willing to take high personal risk. d. They exhibit behaviors that are consistent with their followers’ behaviors. e. all of the above are true (d; Challenging; Ex 12-3; p. 363) 8. The author of the text would be most likely to disagree with which of the following statements regarding charismatic leaders?
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OB12_TIF13 - Chapter 13 Contemporary Issues in Leadership...

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