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44. All contingency theories of leadership are based on the idea that effective leadership depends on:A.making use of the best path for the goal that is identifiedB.selecting the right leadership style that matches the level of follower readinessC.the proper match between a leader's style and the control the situation gives the leaderD.successfully managing interpersonal relationships among subordinatesE.using a leadership style that is appropriate to relevant situational conditions45. Which of the following theories argues that leaders establish a special relationshipwith a small group (in-group) of their subordinates?46. In transformational leadership, idealized influence is very similar to what type of power?47.
Researchers are conducting a study of a company called Acme Corp, which they
believe is led by a transformational leader. Which of the following, if true, would most support the conclusion that Acme’s leader is a transformational leader?48. In terms of the full range of leadership models, which leadership behavior is the least effective?A.management by exception (active)B.individualized considerationC.laissez-faireD.management by exception (passive)E.contingent reward49. Servant leadership reflects the ________.50. The top management of Myers Corp is planning a reorganization of their companyto cut costs and increase efficiency. The different department heads have been asked to present their departmental strengths, needs, and concerns at a meeting. The various division heads have come to an agreement that clarity of goals and tasks, detailed procedural guidelines like employee manuals, and a cooperative workforce are their main strengths. Additionally, they are of the opinion that cutting managerial positions to reduce costs and reorganizing Myers Corp as a relatively flat organization is a goodapproach. This scenario reflects the operation of ________ in replacing the support and ability offered by leaders.