You are the executive director of the local animal humane society A staff

You are the executive director of the local animal

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34. You are the executive director of the local animal humane society. A staff member you supervise has been working at the society for about one year. At the annual performance evaluation review, you share that you are pleased to see the employee has mastered both the basic and more difficult tasks of the job. You notice, however, that this employee still lacks theconfidence and motivation to take on new tasks. Based on the Situational Leadership® Approach, which leadership style should you exhibit? a. Delegatingb.Supportingc. Coachingd. DirectingAns: BCognitive Domain: ApplicationAnswer Location: How Does the Situational Approach Work?Question Type: MC 35. You are the executive director of the local animal humane society. You hired a staff member four weeks ago. You notice this new employee cheerfully interacting with other staff and potential adopters and daily attempting to learn new tasks. It is clear this employee needs more time and help learning the correct policies and methods to complete the work, and when you share this information, the employee readily accepts these directions. Based on the Situational Leadership® Approach, which leadership style should you exhibit?
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36. As the executive director of the local animal humane society, you work with several employees who are at varying levels of experience in working with animal welfare issues and with varying degrees of motivation to continue this important work. Using Situational Leadership® concepts, you should a. Adapt your style based on experience and skill level of the staff b. Adapt your leadership style based on the motivation level of the staff c. Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in your style to each staff member d. Demonstrate little flexibility in your style as you interact only with high-level staff members Ans: C Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: How Does the Situational Approach Work? Question Type: MC 37. Which of the following would a leader ask when determining the commitment level of a follower? a. What task are the followers being asked to perform? b. How can I best alter the styles of the followers? c. Do the followers have the desire to complete the task? d. How complex is the task? Ans: C Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: How Does the Situational Approach Work? Question Type: MC 38. Followers can move back and forth along the developmental continuum, therefore leaders should a. Use the one leader behavior with which they are most comfortable b. Put structures in place to limit this movement c. Be flexible in their leadership behavior d. Challenge the movement and direct followers to stay where they are Ans: C Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: How Does the Situational Approach Work?
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