MGT Ch.14 Quiz

Flashcard maker : Mary Browning
__________ leadership helps employees pursue organizational goals over self-interests
transformational
Which of the following statements is not a practical implication of the behavioral approaches to leadership
There is one best style of leadership
Narcissism is a view manifested in such expressions as “All people lie to get what they want” and “you have to cheat to get ahead”
False
Which of the following is considered a “soft” tactic used to influence others
ingratiating tactics
Initiating structure leadership is more concerned with task accomplishment than employee satisfaction or retention
True
Which of the following statements about leadership and management is true
management and leadership are complementary systems of action
Which of the following is incorrect about the leader-member exchange (LMX) model of leadership
The LMX focuses only on the behaviors or traits of leaders
__________ leaders focus on providing increased service to others – meeting the goals of both followers and the organization – rather than themselves
servant
According to John Kotter, management is about coping with complexity
true
Medical knowledge possessed by doctors results in their __________ power
expert
__________ focuses on clarifying employees’ roles and task requirements and providing rewards and punishments contingent on performance
Transactional leadership
The primary purpose of relationship-oriented leadership behavior is to ensure that people, equipment, and other resources are used in an efficient way to accomplish the mission of a group or organization
false
The primary purpose of task-oriented leadership behavior is to
ensure that people, equipment, and other resources are used in an efficient way to accomplish the mission of a group or organization
Narcissism is a key positive leadership trait
false
Among the positive attributes associated with leadership are
extraversion, agreeableness and communication skills
Carlos is a manager who has poor leader-member relations with his employees who perform unambiguous, easily understood tasks. He should use a task-motivated leadership style
false
The optimal leadership style for poor leader-member relations and high task structure is
relationship-motivated leadership
The best leaders display both transactional and transformational leadership styles
true
Fiedler’s contingency leadership model argues that leadership should be determined by position power only
false
Contingency leadership model determines if a leader’s style is
1.) task-oriented
2.) relationship-oriented
Personalized Power is directed at helping others
false
Personalized Power
directed to helping oneself
A possible explanation for the limited number of women holding executive leadership positions is that women typically do not aspire to be CEOs
false
E-leadership is using information technology for one-to-one, one-to-many, and between group and collective interactions
true
In the ___________ leadership model, a leader makes desirable rewards available in the workplace and clarifies how followers can obtain them
path-goal
___________, which all managers have, is power that results from managers’ authority to reward their subordinates. Rewards can range from praise to pay raises, from recognition to promotions
Reward Power
Followers seek and admire leaders who create feelings of significance, community and excitement
true
Authority is the extent to which a person is able to influence others so they respond to orders
false
Power is the extent to which a
person is able to influence others so they respond to orders

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