Quiz 9 MGMT 300

Flashcard maker : William Hopper
As a leader behavior, consideration refers to the extent to which leaders do what they said they would do.
False
The normative decision theory
helps managers determine how much employee participation should be used in decision making
Successful business leaders are not like other people. Successful business leaders ____.
Are accurately described by all of these
As described in the path-goal theory, directive leadership is similar to the key leadership behavior of initiating structure.
True
There is no such thing as a “best” leadership style for all situations and employees
True
Transformational leadership is leadership that generates awareness and acceptance of a group’s purpose and mission and gets employees to see beyond their own needs and self-interest for the good of the group
True
According to ____, leaders need to make clear how followers can achieve organizational goals, take care of problems that prevent followers from achieving goals, and then find more and varied rewards to motivate followers who achieve those goals.
The path-goal theory
While transformational leaders use visionary and inspirational appeals to influence followers, transactional leadership is based on an exchange process.
True
The normative decision theory helps leaders decide how much employee participation should be used when making decisions.
True
Which of the following is another term for initiating structure leadership behavior?
Concern for production
Fiedler’s contingency theory states that in order to maximize work group performance, leaders must be matched to the situation that best fits their leadership style.
True
Transactional leaders
reward followers for good behavior and punish followers for poor behavior
Effective managers define ____ as the process of influencing others to achieve group or organizational goals.
Leadership
Whereas managers tend to have a short-term perspective, leaders tend to have a long-term perspective.
True
Which of the following is a major concern of leaders (as opposed to managers)?
Inspiring and motivating others
Which of the following is an example of a situational theory of leadership?
Fiedler’s contingency theory
According to the path-goal theory of leadership, ____ involves letting employees know precisely what is expected of them, giving them specific guidelines for performing tasks, scheduling work, setting standards of performance, and making sure that people follow standard rules and regulations.
Directive leadership
Strategic leadership is defined as the ability to think strategically and create a strategic plan for an organization.
False
Leadership is the process of influencing others to achieve group or organizational goals.
True
Which of the following traits refers to the extent to which leaders are truthful with others?
Honesty

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