Which of the following describes the leadership style in which a leader tends to centralize authority, dictate work methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation?

1 . Which of the following describes the
leadership style in which a leader tends to centralize authority, dictate work
methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation?
A. Cultural style
B. Autocratic style
C. Democratic style
D. Laissez-faire style
2 . The ________ style of leadership
describes a leader who tends to value employee participation, including in such
areas as decision making and deciding on work methods and goals.
A. cultural
B. autocratic
C. democratic
D. laissez-faire
3 . Which of the following describes the
leadership style in which the leader generally gives the group complete freedom
to make decisions and complete the work in whatever way it sees fit?
A. Cultural style
B. Autocratic style
C. Democratic style
D. Laissez-faire style
4 . The ________ model proposed that the
results of the least-preferred coworker questionnaire could determine whether
someone was relationship or task oriented, and these results would determine
effectiveness of group performance.
A. Fiedler contingency
B. situational leadership
C. leader participation
D. path-goal
5 . Which leadership model proposed that the
final component in the model is the four stages of follower readiness, and different
levels of follower readiness call for a different leaderfollower
relationship?
A. Path-goal model
B. The Fiedler model
C. Charismatic-visionary leadership
D. Situational leadership
6 . According to Hersey and Blanchard, a low
taskhigh relationship situation calls for the ________ leadership style.
A. delegating
B. telling
C. participating
D. selling
7 . When Alan Jackman got promoted as the
head of the sales team at Mac Software Inc., he chose three of his closest
friends in the team to form the core sales group with him. Which of the
following predictions would be consistent with the leader-member exchange
theory?
A. Such an arrangement eventually becomes unstable.
B. Job satisfaction is more likely to be higher for the team members who are
not a part of the core group.
C. Team members who are not a part of Alans core group are actually far more
competent than his friends who form the core team.
D. Alans core group will engage in more helping or citizenship behaviors at
work.
8 . Which of the following is an accurate
statement about managers transferring into the role of effective team
leaders?
A. They will instinctively know how to effectively lead a team to success.
B. They will be able to apply command-and-control type functions that were used
in the past.
C. They may try to retain too much control at a time when team members need
more autonomy.
D. Team leadership will come naturally to them.
9 . Rachel Kellers colleagues and
subordinates have a high regard for her. They know that Rachel can help them
meet their goals, and she is always willing to reward them when they do. What
her subordinates like best about Rachel is that they know she appreciates their
work by the team lunches she often holds. Which of the following best describes
Rachels leadership style?
A. Transactional
B. Charismatic
C. Trait
D. Transformational
10 . Which of the following is the type of
power a person has because of his or her level of authority in the
business?
A. Legitimate power
B. Coercive power
C. Reward power
D. Expert power
11 . Sam Meyers manages a telemarketing call
center. He has 20 employees working for him who are displeased with the way he
yells and threatens to terminate them for what they see as small issues. Which
kind of power is Sam using to get the job done?
A. Legitimate power
B. Coercive power
C. Reward power
D. Referent power
12 . Marsha Lewis is the manager at a
fast-food establishment, managing a staff of 25 employees. Many of her staff
members are extremely impressed with how she handles her work, and they emulate
Marshas behaviors and actions in working with others. The team believes Marsha
is fair and understanding, and she always promotes from within when employees
have been performing well. Which two sources of power does Marsha use in this
example?
A. Reward and referent power
B. Referent and coercive power
C. Expert and reward power
D. Referent and expert power
13 . What performance measure considers the
efficiency and effectiveness of employees?
A. Employee productivity
B. Organizational citizenship behavior
C. Job satisfaction
D. Turnover
14 . What aggregate measure allows managers
to assess how happy an employee is with the many different factors at his or
her job?
A. Employee happiness
B. Workplace misbehavior
C. Employee productivity
D. Job satisfaction
15 . When an employee volunteers to run a
canned food drive, this is an example of
A. employee productivity
B. organizational citizenship behavior
C. employee happiness
D. job satisfaction
16 . In the Big Five Model of personality, an
employee who is good-natured and highly cooperative, would be referred to as
scoring high in the trait of ________.
A. extraversion
B. agreeableness
C. conscientiousness
D. emotional stability
17 . In the Big Five Model of personality,
conscientiousness refers to ________.
A. the degree to which someone is calm, enthusiastic, and secure (positive) or
tense, nervous, depressed, and insecure (negative)
B. the degree to which someone is sociable, talkative, assertive, and
comfortable in relationships with others
C. the degree to which someone is reliable, responsible, and dependable
D. the degree of influence the individual believes he or she has over certain
factors
18 . Susan is often described as being
fascinated by many things, including outdoor activities, inventive art
exhibits, and books by up-and-coming authors. According to the Big Five Model
of personality, Susan would be described as ________.
A. conscientious
B. extraverted
C. emotionally stable
D. open to experience
19 . ________ theory gauges whether a
persons behavior shows distinctiveness, consensus, and consistency.
A. Perception
B. Behavior
C. Attribution
D. Social contrast
20 . Garth manages a team of 5 salespeople.
One of the salespeople, Robert, has been late to work for the past few days. If
Garth attributes Roberts tardiness to a lack of caring about his job versus
Robert having to drop his wife at work, Garth is using the________.
A. fundamental attribution error
B. self-serving bias
C. assumption of similarity
D. halo effect
21 . At work today, Tanya received the good
news that the team she was part of secured a winning bid for her company to
serve as the architect partner for a new shopping mall. Tanya also received the
bad news that the transmission on her car must be replaced. Tanya credits the
good news to her ability to complete work on time and the bad news to the poor
craftsmanship of her car. Tanya is exhibiting a(n) ________.
A. assumed similarity
B. stereotyping
C. fundamental attribution error
D. self-serving bias
1 . Which of the following describes the
leadership style in which a leader tends to centralize authority, dictate work
methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation?
A. Cultural style
B. Autocratic style
C. Democratic style
D. Laissez-faire style2 . The ________ style of leadership
describes a leader who tends to value employee participation, including in such
areas as decision making and deciding on work methods and goals.
A. cultural
B. autocratic
C. democratic
D. laissez-faire3 . Which of the following describes the
leadership style in which the leader generally gives the group complete freedom
to make decisions and complete the work in whatever way it sees fit?
A. Cultural style
B. Autocratic style
C. Democratic style
D. Laissez-faire style4 . The ________ model proposed that the
results of the least-preferred coworker questionnaire could determine whether
someone was relationship or task oriented, and these results would determine
effectiveness of group performance.
A. Fiedler contingency
B. situational leadership
C. leader participation
D. path-goal5 . Which leadership model proposed that the
final component in the model is the four stages of follower readiness, and different
levels of follower readiness call for a different leaderfollower
relationship?
A. Path-goal model
B. The Fiedler model
C. Charismatic-visionary leadership
D. Situational leadership6 . According to Hersey and Blanchard, a low
taskhigh relationship situation calls for the ________ leadership style.
A. delegating
B. telling
C. participating
D. selling7 . When Alan Jackman got promoted as the
head of the sales team at Mac Software Inc., he chose three of his closest
friends in the team to form the core sales group with him. Which of the
following predictions would be consistent with the leader-member exchange
theory?
A. Such an arrangement eventually becomes unstable.
B. Job satisfaction is more likely to be higher for the team members who are
not a part of the core group.
C. Team members who are not a part of Alans core group are actually far more
competent than his friends who form the core team.
D. Alans core group will engage in more helping or citizenship behaviors at
work.8 . Which of the following is an accurate
statement about managers transferring into the role of effective team
leaders?
A. They will instinctively know how to effectively lead a team to success.
B. They will be able to apply command-and-control type functions that were used
in the past.
C. They may try to retain too much control at a time when team members need
more autonomy.
D. Team leadership will come naturally to them.9 . Rachel Kellers colleagues and
subordinates have a high regard for her. They know that Rachel can help them
meet their goals, and she is always willing to reward them when they do. What
her subordinates like best about Rachel is that they know she appreciates their
work by the team lunches she often holds. Which of the following best describes
Rachels leadership style?
A. Transactional
B. Charismatic
C. Trait
D. Transformational10 . Which of the following is the type of
power a person has because of his or her level of authority in the
business?
A. Legitimate power
B. Coercive power
C. Reward power
D. Expert power11 . Sam Meyers manages a telemarketing call
center. He has 20 employees working for him who are displeased with the way he
yells and threatens to terminate them for what they see as small issues. Which
kind of power is Sam using to get the job done?
A. Legitimate power
B. Coercive power
C. Reward power
D. Referent power12 . Marsha Lewis is the manager at a
fast-food establishment, managing a staff of 25 employees. Many of her staff
members are extremely impressed with how she handles her work, and they emulate
Marshas behaviors and actions in working with others. The team believes Marsha
is fair and understanding, and she always promotes from within when employees
have been performing well. Which two sources of power does Marsha use in this
example?
A. Reward and referent power
B. Referent and coercive power
C. Expert and reward power
D. Referent and expert power13 . What performance measure considers the
efficiency and effectiveness of employees?
A. Employee productivity
B. Organizational citizenship behavior
C. Job satisfaction
D. Turnover14 . What aggregate measure allows managers
to assess how happy an employee is with the many different factors at his or
her job?
A. Employee happiness
B. Workplace misbehavior
C. Employee productivity
D. Job satisfaction15 . When an employee volunteers to run a
canned food drive, this is an example of
A. employee productivity
B. organizational citizenship behavior
C. employee happiness
D. job satisfaction16 . In the Big Five Model of personality, an
employee who is good-natured and highly cooperative, would be referred to as
scoring high in the trait of ________.
A. extraversion
B. agreeableness
C. conscientiousness
D. emotional stability17 . In the Big Five Model of personality,
conscientiousness refers to ________.
A. the degree to which someone is calm, enthusiastic, and secure (positive) or
tense, nervous, depressed, and insecure (negative)
B. the degree to which someone is sociable, talkative, assertive, and
comfortable in relationships with others
C. the degree to which someone is reliable, responsible, and dependable
D. the degree of influence the individual believes he or she has over certain
factors18 . Susan is often described as being
fascinated by many things, including outdoor activities, inventive art
exhibits, and books by up-and-coming authors. According to the Big Five Model
of personality, Susan would be described as ________.
A. conscientious
B. extraverted
C. emotionally stable
D. open to experience19 . ________ theory gauges whether a
persons behavior shows distinctiveness, consensus, and consistency.
A. Perception
B. Behavior
C. Attribution
D. Social contrast20 . Garth manages a team of 5 salespeople.
One of the salespeople, Robert, has been late to work for the past few days. If
Garth attributes Roberts tardiness to a lack of caring about his job versus
Robert having to drop his wife at work, Garth is using the________.
A. fundamental attribution error
B. self-serving bias
C. assumption of similarity
D. halo effect21 . At work today, Tanya received the good
news that the team she was part of secured a winning bid for her company to
serve as the architect partner for a new shopping mall. Tanya also received the
bad news that the transmission on her car must be replaced. Tanya credits the
good news to her ability to complete work on time and the bad news to the poor
craftsmanship of her car. Tanya is exhibiting a(n) ________.
A. assumed similarity
B. stereotyping
C. fundamental attribution error
D. self-serving bias


 

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