Which of the following statements accurately captures the development of leadership theory during the past century? (Points : 1) From the 1940s to the 1950s, organizations were typically shrinking in size, thus understanding employees was not important. In the 1950s,

1. Which of the
following statements accurately captures the development of
during the past century? (Points : 1)
From the 1940s
to the 1950s, organizations were typically shrinking in size, thus
understanding employees was not important.
In the 1950s,
scientists were trying to understand leadership in the context of
cross-functional teams.
In the 1970s,
scientists were starting to understand leader behaviors and employee
motivations.
From the 1970s
to the 1990s, scientists studied leadership by focusing on the impact of
leadership on followers and relationships.

Question 2. 2. June
sees herself as able to control and predict what happens to her. What term best
describes this characteristic of June? (Points : 1)
External locus
of control
Theory X
Internal locus
of control
Theory Y

Question 3. 3. Which
of the following statements is TRUE about the practical applications of
path-goal theory? (Points : 1)
It is a practical and helpful model because
it incorporates aspects of the task and employer-employee relationship.
Each of the
leader styles relates directly to the type of leader recommended by the theory.
The directive
style is always related to follower outcomes.
Even though it
is statistically linked to outcomes, it isn’t a useful theory because managers
find it too difficult to understand.

Question 4. 4. Which
of the following statements was NOT listed as one of the major needs in a
survey of leaders around the world? (Points : 1)
Reskilling of
human resources
Decreasing the
cost of goods and services
Leadership
Talent
acquisition

Question 5. 5. John
wants to develop a culture based on trust and open communication within his
workgroup, but the company’s overarching culture has caused employees to be
doubtful of new initiatives and ideas. John is struggling with managing due to
issues with the organization’s _____. (Points : 1)
persons
systems
processes
mindset

Question 6. 6. Which
of the following statements is NOT true of leadership? (Points : 1)
Relationships
are an essential element of leadership.
An
understanding of leadership begins with an understanding of individuals,
followers, teams, and groups.
An
understanding of organizational goals and objectives is not a relevant element
of leadership.
An
understanding of leadership and follower styles is an important element of
successful leadership.

Question 7. 7. Marta
was recruited to lead a customer service team in a flat, team-based
organization. What skill does she need to develop? (Points : 1)
Commanding
others
Intimidating
subordinates
Communicating
vision
Demanding
outcomes

Question 8. 8. Lane
is very self-aware and is particularly skilled at noticing how his behavior
affects the emotions of his peers and followers. Which of the following
attributes best describes Lane? (Points : 1)

Agreeableness
Extraversion
Awareness
Emotional
intelligence

Question 9. 9. Which
of the following is included in Hogan and Hogan’s (2001) 11 characteristics
associated with the dark side of personality? (Points : 1)
Aggrandizement
Excitability
Toxicity

Machiavellianism

Question 10. 10. On
the first day of class, Professor Oliver always outlines the strict format and
assignment expectations, and she enforces rules regarding food, drinks, and
tardiness. As the semester progresses, Professor Oliver tends to relax the
rules, showing concern for learning details about her students and their
careers. Which of the following statements best depicts Professor Oliver’s
behavior? (Points : 1)
She started off
showing consideration, but began to show initiating structure as the semester
progressed.
She maintained
high levels of consideration throughout the course of the semester.
She maintained
high levels of initiating structure throughout the course of the semester.
She started
off showing initiating structure, but began to show consideration as the
semester progressed.