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MGHB02H3 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Leadership Studies, Bundesautobahn 61, Michael EisnerExam


Department
Management
Course Code
MGHB02H3
Professor
Phani Radhakrishnan
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Name___________________________________
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1)
Which of the following is not a trait?
A)
Low intelligence
B)
High energy
C)
Tallness
D)
Emergent leadership
E)
Honesty
1)
2)
Which of the following is not a trait that might be investigated in leadership studies?
A)
Leader reward behaviour
B)
Emotional stability
C)
Height
D)
Self-confidence
E)
Need for achievement
2)
3)
When did serious scientific research on leadership traits begin?
A)
During World War II
B)
During the Trudeau years
C)
During World War I
D)
During the lifetime of Charles Darwin
E)
During the Great Depression
3)
4)
Who is most likely to emerge as a task leader in a newly formed group?
A)
The most honest person
B)
The person who talks the most
C)
The oldest person
D)
The person who is most humourous
E)
The shortest person
4)
5)
Boris is the task leader of a group. Which of the following situations is least likely?
A)
Boris doesn't get along well with the social-emotional leader of the group.
B)
Boris is perceived as having expertise relevant to the group's task.
C)
Boris is very interested in accomplishing the group's assigned tasks.
D)
Boris is also the social-emotional leader of the group.
E)
Boris is the person who talks the most in the group.
5)
6)
Suppose we ask group members the following four questions. Which question will tell us who
the social-emotional leader of the group is?
A)
Which group member do you like the most?
B)
Who is the smartest group member?
C)
Who is the most emotional and excitable group member?
D)
Who has the most relevant expertise?
E)
Who is the most dominant group member?
6)
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7)
Which statement about leadership is true?
A)
Often the quietest member of a group emerges as the leader.
B)
There is a set of leadership traits that strongly and consistently predicts leader
effectiveness across a broad range of situations.
C)
Leadership can be exhibited by persons other than those formally designated as leaders
by the organization.
D)
Initiating structure is a leadership trait.
E)
The most effective leader will exhibit high consideration and high initiating structure in all
leadership situations.
7)
8)
As discussed in the text, __________ are examples of potential leadership traits.
A)
dominance and intelligence
B)
consideration and initiating structure
C)
task leadership and social-emotional leadership
D)
directive and supportive behaviours
E)
neutralizers and substitutes
8)
9)
A leader who stresses standard procedures, schedules the work to be done, and assigns
subordinates to particular tasks is high on
A)
consideration.
B)
leader reward behaviour.
C)
task structure.
D)
initiating structure.
E)
supportive behaviour.
9)
10)
If Mark's job is clear and certain, a leader is most likely to increase Mark's satisfaction by
A)
being moderate on both consideration and initiating structure.
B)
being considerate and high on initiating structure.
C)
being high on initiating structure.
D)
not being considerate and being low on initiating structure.
E)
being considerate.
10)
11)
Research shows that consideration on the part of a leader
A)
is most important when employees lack basic knowledge and skills related to the job.
B)
is most likely employed by a task-oriented leader.
C)
is viewed as a weakness by employees.
D)
is effective when employees are experiencing external threat or pressure.
E)
is effective when job goals and methods are very clear.
11)
12)
Fiedler's Contingency Theory of leadership is most clearly a
A)
theory of leadership emergence.
B)
theory of participation.
C)
situational theory.
D)
path-goal theory.
E)
trait theory.
12)
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13)
The task is unstructured, the group members hate the leader, and the leader has no position
power. According to Fiedler, the leader will perform best if he or she
A)
is charismatic.
B)
uses participation.
C)
is relationship-oriented.
D)
is social-emotional.
E)
is task-oriented.
13)
14)
Fiedler's Contingency Theory of leadership predicts that relationship-oriented leadership will be
most effective in
A)
situations of medium favourableness.
B)
very favourable situations.
C)
very favourable and very unfavourable situations.
D)
virtually all situations.
E)
very unfavourable situations.
14)
15)
According to Fiedler, the most favourable situation for leadership involves good leader-member
relations, a(n) __________ task, and __________ position power.
A)
structured; strong
B)
challenging; informal
C)
structured; weak
D)
unstructured; strong
E)
unstructured; weak
15)
16)
In Fiedler's Contingency Theory of leadership, an LPC score measures
A)
leader-member relations.
B)
task structure.
C)
position power.
D)
Least Personal Charisma
E)
type of leadership orientation.
16)
17)
Nellie is a high LPC leader. According to Fiedler's Contingency Theory of leadership, she
A)
will be most effective in very favourable leadership situations.
B)
has high position power and low task structure.
C)
will be most effective in very unfavourable leadership situations.
D)
is more task-oriented than relationship-oriented.
E)
is more relationship-oriented than task-oriented.
17)
18)
What is the "contingency" variable in Fiedler's Contingency Theory of leadership?
A)
Task structure
B)
Leadership orientation
C)
Consideration
D)
Position power
E)
Situational favourableness
18)
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