UNIVERSITY / INSTITUTE: Purdue University
CLASS / COURSE: Leadership Process
Title: Chapter 2 Quiz
1. Studying the characteristics of effective leaders is the best way to learn about leadership.
2. What is Hollander's approach to leadership called?
3. A leader may be given more latitude as a newcomer than as someone who is widely respected for a history of accomplishment.
4. Which of the following statements is true?
1. Leaders have considerably more influence with out-group followers
2. Subordinates belonging to the out-group can be distinguished by their high degree of loyalty toward the leader
3. Leaders typically use different forms of influence in interacting with out-group members 100%
4. Leaders use one form of power in interacting with in-group members
5. When followers have had a say in the selection of a leader, they tend to have a heightened sense of psychological identification with the leader resulting in lowered expectations and demands.
6. What is the unique contribution of the LMX theory?
1. It looks at just the personal characteristics of the leader
2. It looks at the nature of the relationship between the leader and his/her followers 100%
3. It looks at the characteristics of the situation
4. It looks at the interaction between the leader and his/her followers
7. Followers can often provide leaders with relevant information for good solutions to be implemented since they are often at the level where many organizational problems occur.
8. Leaders who are appointed by superiors
1. Need to be sensitive to their constituencies
2. Always have credibility with subordinates
3. Are better able to influence a group toward goal achievement
4. Have the loyalty of the organization's subordinates
9. A classic study of sex roles demonstrated that there was no or limited bias in sex role stereotypes therefore women do not face problems in moving up through managerial roles.
10. All the following are reasons for dynamic changes in leader–follower relationship, except
1. Companies' downsizing increasing managers' span of control
2. Increasing pressure on all kinds of organizations to function with reduced resources
3. A decentralized authority in organizations
4. A trend toward lesser power sharing in organizations 100%
11. Men view leadership as an exchange with subordinates for services rendered.
12. According to popular literature and some social scientific literature of the role of women in management, women are depicted as leaders who, when compared to men, are
1. Less competitive
2. Less empathic
3. More analytical
4. More people-oriented 100%
13. Kotter described management in terms of coping with change and leadership in terms of coping with complexity.
14. As per the California Psychological Inventory, the lower scores for women with regard to their ratings of general well-being may reflect
1. The inadequacy of their support system for dealing with day-to-day issues of living 100%
2. Their commitment to the organizations they work for is more guarded than that of men
3. Their willingness to take career risks associated with going to new areas of a company
4. The equally analytical, people-oriented, forceful nature of women the same as men
15. Managers emphasize consistency and predictability in follower behavior.
16. What term did Rosener coin to describe how some women leaders encouraged participation and shared power and information, but went far beyond what is commonly thought of as participative management?
1. Autocratic leadership
2. Laissez faire leadership
3. Interactive leadership
4. Transactional leadership
17. Describe three specific dimensions or sub-categories of the follower element of the interactional framework.
18. Identify in-group subordinates.
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SUBJECTS / CATEGORIES:
1. Human Resource
2. Organizational Behavior