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  Question 1

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A combination of _____ leadership is best for employees who are (or perceive themselves to be) inexperienced and unskilled.

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·         Question 2

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When people have leadership prototypes, they:

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·         Question 3

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The competency perspective of leadership identifies drive, integrity, and emotional intelligence as the:

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·         Question 4

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Sanco Systems uses performance-based reward systems across various departments to keep employees directed toward organizational goals. The management at Sanco Systems believes that these rewards might replace or reduce the need for task-oriented leadership. Which of the following leadership theories supports this action?

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·         Question 5

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According to the situational leadership theory (SLT) developed by Hersey and Blanchard, effective leaders vary their style with the:

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·         Question 6

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A problem associated with path-goal theory is that:

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·         Question 7

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Which of the following refers to "walking the talk"?

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·         Question 8

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Which of the following leadership theories or perspectives explicitly includes the participative and the directive style?

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·         Question 9

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Which of the following statements is most consistent with the view of shared leadership?

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·         Question 10

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Which of the following clusters of leadership behaviors are identified by the behavioral perspective of leadership?

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·         Question 11

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Which leadership theory or perspective adopts the view that leaders are agents of change?

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·         Question 12

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_____ represents the substance of transformational leadership.

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·         Question 13

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Creative Advertising Corp. wants its 100 employees to work together around specific clients yet maintain an equal emphasis on alignment with their skill specializations (advertising, graphics, copywriting and public relations). Which of the following organizational structures would work best for Creative Advertising Corp.?

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·         Question 14

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Many of the best-performing production plants are able to widen their span of control to more than 70 employees per supervisor by:

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·         Question 15

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Larger organizations:

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·         Question 16

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A wider span of control is possible if:

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·         Question 17

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When functional structures are compared with divisionalized structures, functional structures are known to:

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·         Question 18

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A steel manufacturing firm with about 1,000 employees operates in an environment that is simple and integrated (it makes a small number of steel products to a few key customers) but also dynamic and hostile (rapidly changing technology and customer needs with many competitors). Based on the environment in which this company operates, it would be more successful with a(n):

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·         Question 19

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Which of the following organizational design elements determines the sharing of resources and encourages coordination through informal communication?

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·         Question 20

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_____ establishes the chain of command—the system of common supervision among positions and units within the organization.

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·         Question 21

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Flatter organizational structures:

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·         Question 22

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When work activities are too complex to standardize through procedures or goals, companies often coordinate work effort:

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·         Question 23

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Team-based organizational structures are usually found:

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·         Question 24

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Most employees at Quokka Systems are organized into project teams. Employees report to the project leader, but they also report to a leader responsible for their functional specialization (such as engineering or marketing). Quokka Systems has a:

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·         Question 25

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An organic structure has:

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