Formal authority grants __________ power.
All of the following are stages of team development except __________.
none of the above
The organizational team with the greatest independence for decision making is a(n) __________.
When team members only exhibit the minimum effort required to complete the tasks, a good team leader may want to:
increase team conflict
train all team members
support the team direction
set higher objectives
The ____________ philosophy approaches conflict by maximizing the positives and minimizing the negatives.
Teams often have which of the following benefits for organizations?
all of the above
A manager who makes a decision and then announces it to the group is using __________ leadership style.
The active ingredient or catalyst to "igniting" leadership is:
Power that comes to people because of the kind of personality or personal attractiveness they have to others is known as:
The first step in the process of team building is to ____________.
identify and eliminate barriers
define the mission and objectives
The autocratic style of leadership primarily focuses upon the ____________.
Which team member's role is to propose new solutions, new methods, and new systems for team problems?
Project teams are also called ____________.
ad hoc teams
Leadership styles are made up of both perceived approaches and:
The contingency, path-goal, and life-cycle theories of leadership are:
Which of the following is not a stage of team development?
The characteristics of effective teams include the following except:
they trust each other.
they focus on symptoms, not causes, when problems occur.
they are committed to and involved in clear, shared goals.
they are flexible.
Traits commonly associated with effective leadership include the following except:
The horizontal organizational team that does not disband immediately after it accomplishes its pre-set objectives is the ____________ team.
A conflict strategy in which the manager diplomatically acknowledges that conflict exists but downplays its importance is called: