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Leadership Theory


The definition of leadership the author of the textbook chose to use is comprised of four elements. Which of the following includes all of those four elements? it is a process, involves influence, occurs in groups, and involves goals
With regard to influence in the leadership process, the textbook author argues that: without influence, leadership does not exist
Leadership emergence occurs: when others perceive an individual as the most influential member of a group or organization
The textbook author indicates in the introductory chapter that the leadership approaches described in the later chapters apply: equally to emergent and assigned leaders
Which of the following is a correct listing of the five types of power French and Raven identified? expert, legitimate, reward, coercive, and referent
In the introduction and discussion materials with this lesson I stated that _____ of the studies reviewed to determine the traits of leaders involved emergent leaders. about ten percent
In a book that compared the functions of management with the functions of leadership, Kotter argued that the overriding function of management is to _________, whereas the primary function of leadership is to _________ . provide order and consistency, produce change and movement
In 1977 Zaleznik went so far as to argue that leaders and managers are basically different types of people. Which of the following would be one of the phrases he would use to describe managers? they act to limit choices
In 1948, Stogdill published a research report that reviewed much of the leadership research that had been done to that point. His report suggested that: no consistent set of traits differentiated leaders from non-leaders across a variety of situations
Stogdill's first survey identifies a group of important leadership traits that were related to how individuals in various groups became leaders. Which of the following is NOT one of these? creativity
The textbook author feels that there is evidence of a renewed interest in the trait approach because of the: emphasis many researchers place on visionary and charismatic leadership
The publication of Stogdill's first survey marked the beginning of a new approach to leadership research that focused on: leadership behaviors and leadership situations
In Stogdill's second survey, 10 characteristics were positively associated with leadership. Which of the following is NOT one of those traits? quickness and decisiveness in decision making
In 1991, Kirkpatrick and Locke proposed that six characteristics make up the "right stuff" of leadership. Which of the following lists are taken from those six? motivation, integrity, knowledge of the business
In the Odous study of BYU organizational-behavior students, he found that _____ with _____ tended to be seen as having leadership ability. women, high self-monitoring scores
The textbook author proposes that a leader should have integrity because: this inspires confidence in others
The textbook author feels that the first, (and possibly foremost) strength of the trait approach is that it is: it provides a definitive list of necessary leadership traits
A major criticism of the trait approach is that it es not provide any benchmarks for what we need to look for in leaders
The textbook author feels that research on leadership traits can be criticized for failure to: look at traits in relationship to leadership outcomes
The textbook author feels that the impetus for research on leadership skills came from an article published in the Harvard Business Review in _______. 1955
In his Harvard Business Review article, Katz proposed ___ main skills for leadership. 3
Which of the following options is a correct listing of the skills proposed by Katz in his Harvard Business Review article? technical, human, and conceptual
Katz proposed that technical skill was most needed at what level of management? supervisory management
According to the Katz article, human skill is needed most at what level of management? he felt the need was equally great at all levels
The skills model described in chapter 3 of the textbook was the result of: research funded by the U.S. Army and Department of Defense using Army officers.
The skills model proposed by Mumford and his colleagues examines the relationship between: a leader's capabilities and his/her performance.
The skills approach differs from other models we will study because: the later approaches look at behavior patterns while the skills approach frames leadership as the capabilities that make effective leadership possible.
Which of the components of the Mumford, et. al. skills model is most like the trait approach? individual attributes
You have been assigned to develop a plan to reduce the company's health care costs. Which competency described in the skills model would likely be most crucial in effectively carrying out this leadership task? problem-solving skills
Northouse feels that the process of dealing with novel, ill-defined organizational issues is complex and demanding, like a puzzle. He indicates that for leaders to deal with such issues, the skills based model suggests that _____ are essential. problem-solving skills
In the process of solving the problem of reducing health care costs in a large and complex organization, which of the following does the textbook author suggest as the last step? Check for issues in the organization that may infringe on the implementation of your changes.
Mumford, et. al. have divided social judgment skills into four categories. Which of the following is NOT one of their social judgment skill categories? effective listening
Which of the skills model's social judgment skills involves communication and persuasion? social performance
In his discussion of the knowledge competency in the skills model, Northouse states that as people gain more knowledge, they create an assortment of complex schemata. Schemata are: mental structures for the organization of knowledge.
As explained in the discussion materials for this lesson, one of the functions of a schema is: to organize information so that each new piece does not need to be treated as if it is completely unique.
According to the skills model, which of the following is the correct listing of the aspects of motivation as an individual attribute? ngness to lead, willingness to express dominance, commitment to the social good
In the skills model, _____ is described as intellectual ability that is learned or acquired over time. crystallized cognitive ability
cording to the skills model, career experience can have an impact on: on none of the other components directly.
Which of the following is NOT one of the criticisms of the skills approach and the skills model? It is not broad enough.
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