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(TCO 2) Edwin Ghisselli's six traits for effective leadership include all but which of the following:

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1. (TCO 2) Edwin Ghisselli's six traits for effective leadership include all but which of the following: (Points: 3);Need for achievement;Intelligence;Decisiveness;Self-confidence;Social status;2. (TCO 2) Todd McFarlane's leadership success could be traced to: (Points: 3);Business location and financial management;Willingness to take a risk and focus on what he could control;Start up capital and delegation skills;3. (TCO 3) A leader's use of _____ and _____ is effective only for a short period of time. (Points: 3);Psychological size and overbearance;Experience and skill;Patience and understanding;Knowledge and ability;None of the above;4. (TCO 3) A _____ report identifies signs of the need for employee participation including ____, ____, ____. (Points: 3);Rand Corporation, turnover, grievances, and strikes;Harvard, waste, absenteeism, and lack of interest;BNA, communication breakdown, lack of teamwork, and high cost;Brookings Institution, lack of trust, low pride, and poor quality;MIT, lack of loyalty, inefficiency, and poor service;5. (TCO 5) _____ created the 14 Steps to Quality. (Points: 3);W. Edwards Deming;Robert Frost;Donald Dewar;Peter Drucker;6. (TCO 3) Good ways to be a servant leader include: (Points: 3);Get out of the executive suite and onto the floor;Get out of the headquarters and into the field;Get out of the ivory tower and into the real world;All of the above;None of the above;7. (TCO 3) Religious ethics are based on a _____ understanding of the world. (Points: 3);Secular;Theistic;Scientific;Phenomenological;Empirical;8. (TCO 5) An employee concerned primarily with the seniority system, insurance plan, and retirement policy is motivated by: (Points: 3);Physical needs;Social esteem needs;Affiliation needs;Security needs;9. (TCO 5) Survival needs that motivate behavior include all of the following except: (Points: 3);Sleep;Exercise;Shelter;Respect;Food;10. (TCO 5) A company that promotes communication, employee relations, and the open-door policy would interest an applicant at the: (Points: 3);Third motivation level;Fifth motivation level;Fourth motivation level;None of these levels;11. (TCO 3) In the years since World War II, the American workplace has become more: (Points: 3);Isolated;Hierarchical;Exclusive;Participative;Paternal;O 2) Almost always listed as important for leadership success is/are ____. (Points: 3);Basic intelligence;Clear and strong values;High level of personal energy;All of the above;Training;2. (TCO 2) Qualities belonging potentially to everyone, but possessed more fully by leaders, include all of the following except ____. (Points: 3);Vision and enthusiasm;Stability and concern for others;Self-confidence and persistence;Vitality and integrity;Hearing and size;3. (TCO 2) Concern for others requires _____ and ____, and the result is ____, which is the foundation of ____. (Points: 3);Experience and fortitude, learning, survival;Patience and listening, trust, loyalty;Discussion and contemplation, education, expression;Time and place, emotion, community;None of the above;4. (TCO 2) Even if the spirit is willing, _____ and _____ are needed to fulfill the tasks of leadership. The leader needs ____. (Points: 3);Strength and stamina, vitality;Money and machines, planning;Manpower and methods, organization;Order and materials, control;None of the above;5. (TCO 2) Characteristics of followers that influence the leadership process are _____ and ____. (Points: 3);Race and gender;Respect for authority and interpersonal trust;Past mistakes and future plans;Abstract reasoning and concrete experience;None of the above;6. (TCO 2) The concept of _____ is relevant to leadership development because leadership effectiveness is in direct proportion to _____ and ____, which come from within the person. (Points: 3);Multiple intelligence, commitment and passion;Hand grip, size and strength;Interpersonal attraction, identification and need;Political alliance, confidence and pride;None of the above;7. (TCO 2) Over time, the shift in emphasis for business success has been from _____ to ____. (Points: 3);Communities to systems;Command and control to relationship management;Innovation to hierarchy;Team building to skill building;None of the above;8. (TCO 2) Successful leaders today must master challenges such as _____ and ____, as well as traditional duties such as _____ and ____. (Points: 3);Purchasing and inventory control, staffing and accounting;Advertising and sales, engineering and production;Office politics and re-engineering, work design and wage administration;Giving orders and quality control, public speaking and report writing;Developing people and doing the right things, organizing work and implementing plans;9. (TCO 2) Qualities of transformational leaders include: (Points: 3);Determination, diligence, and attention to detail;Perception, persistence, and practical-mindedness;Bravery, strength, and technical expertise;Consideration, compassion, and reliability;Optimism, charm, and intelligence;10. (TCO 2) An important factor in determining leadership effectiveness is _____ based on preferred styles of leading and following. (Points: 3);The number used;Income and geography;Size and distance;Leader-follower compatibility;All of the above;11. (TCO 5) The leadership philosophy behind quality improvement efforts is both ____, based on ____, and ____, concerned with ____. (Points: 3);Technical, information systems, and strategic, business ethics;Hard, scientific management, and soft, human side of work;Masculine, support, feminine, power;Current, empirical data, historic, social influence;None of the above

 

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