Ols 284 Exam 1 Practice

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1.  A leader with socialized power motive is more likely to:
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2.  What is the most common element in definitions of leadership?
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3.  What is the most accurate conclusion about traits and success as a manager?
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4.  According to LMX theory, effective leaders try to accomplish:
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5.  Which influence tactic is used most frequently in organizations?
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6.  What are the impression management tactics?
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7.  What level of leadership processes is emphasized in most theories of effective leadership?
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8.  Effective leaders are likely to have which of the big five personality traits?
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9.  Which of the following is least likely to be an outcome of leader supporting behavior?
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10.  Which are the four general processes in managerial work?
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11.  A leader with a personalized power motive is more likely to:
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12.  Fleishman and Harris found that grievances and turnover were lowest when:
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13.  What techniques are not good examples of impression management by followers?
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14.  According to Blake and Mouton, effective leaders are most likely to:
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15.  When is a special exchange relationship with some subordinates least likely to occur?
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16.  What are recommended as guidelines for psychological empowerment
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17.  What is an example of "Initiating Structure" as defined in the Ohio State Studies?
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18.  What is the least important reason for delegating to subordinates?
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19.  Which influence process is most likely to result in continued commitment to a task objective regardless of the manager's subsequent actions?
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20.  The status and influence accorded an emergent leader depends primarily on:
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21.  A theory that emphasizes leader traits and skills as determinants of leadership behavior is best categorized at what level
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22.  According to Mintzberg, which type of role is likely to get the highest priority?
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23.  Which two kinds of power have been found to be related most strongly to leader effectiveness in motivating subordinates?
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24.  The status and influence accorded an emergent leader depends primarily on
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25.  Which tactic is used more often to influence superiors than to influence subordinates?
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26.  According to the Vroom and Yetton model of leadership, the leader should not use autocratic decision-making when:
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27.  Which decision procedure combines participation with leader control over the final decision?
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28.  What is the best way to deal with a subordinate's performance deficiencies?
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29.  What are the dimensions of emotional intelligence?
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30.  What kind of power is dependent upon friendship and trust?
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31.  What is the most likely benefit from using participation in decision making?
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32.  What are the defining elements of psychological empowerment according to Spreitzer?
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33.  Consideration by a leader is most likely to result in:
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34.  A very narcissistic leader is most likely to:
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35.  When there is a high LMX relationship, the leader is more likely to:
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36.  According to the Vroom and Yetton Model of leadership, the leader should not use group decision-making when:
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37.  What level of psychological commitment does legitimate power typically produce?
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