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The decision procedure that empowers




The decision procedure that empowers a subordinate the most is;Answer;joint decision-making.;proactive consultation.;delegation.;reactive consultation.;2 points;Question 2;What was found in the research of participative leadership?;Answer;participative leadership does not affect subordinate performance;the results were inconsistend and inconclusive;the more participation a leader uses, the more satisfied subordinates will be;participative leadership substantially improves subordinate performance;2 points;Question 3;What is the most likely benefit from using participation in decision making?;Answer;the decision will be made more quickly;the quality of the decision will be better;there will be greater agreement among the participants.;there will be more dicision acceptance by participants.;2 points;Question 4;Substantial delegation is most likely to occur when;Answer;the task is important;subordinate jobs are highly interdependent;the manager is confident and secure;work procedures are highly standardized;2 points;Question 5;Which of the following is not likely to be a benefit from using delegation?;Answer;more development of the subordinate's skills;less responsibility for an overloaded manager;increased commitment by the subordinate;more efficient time management for the manager;2 points;Question 6;Which of the following is not a guideline for how to delegate effectively?;Answer;specify the subordinate's scope of authority and limits of discretion.;tell the subordinate to report any problems immediately;explain the new responsibilities and the expected results;arrange for the subordinate to receive relevant information;2 points;Question 7;A manager should not delegate tasks that are;Answer;unpleasant;symbolically important;complex and difficult;urgent but not important;2 points;Question 8;Decisions about what to delegate to a subordinate are most likely to be influenced by;Answer;how much the subordinate wants the assignment;how competent and trustworthy the subordinate is;how much the manager is overloaded with extra work;how long the subordinate has worked for the manager;2 points;Question 9;Which employee trait is least likely to facilitate effective empowerment?;Answer;high need for achievement;high self acceptance;external locus of control orientation;relevant technical knowledge;2 points;Question 10;Which was not recommended as a guideline for psychological empowerment?;Answer;provide direct access to relevant information;provide adequate resources to support the work;encourage initiative and problem solving by employees;ensure that control systems are functioning properly


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