2013 Global PM Symposium - Leadership Compass

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2013 Global PM Symposium - Leadership Compass

In Order to get your 1. 5 PDU credits applicable to your PMP certification you must complete this knowledge check. You must score 80% to pass


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Personal Leadership Philosophy can describe both “the current you” and “the aspirational you”.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is a Personal Leadership Philosophy?
    • A. 

      Your thoughts on the meaning of life

    • B. 

      Some fancy thing that is only for executives

    • C. 

      A Project Management specific tool

    • D. 

      A written statement that lets people know what you expect, what you value, how you’ll act, and how you’ll measure performance

  • 3. 
    Which is not one of the authors of “The Leader’s Compass – A Personal Leadership Philosophy Is Your Key to Success”:
    • A. 

      Ed Ruggero

    • B. 

      Dennis F Haley

    • C. 

      Bob McDonald

  • 4. 
    To be successful at project management requires:
    • A. 

      Diligent and well executed technique (the “science” of project management)

    • B. 

      Effective leadership (the “art” of project management)

    • C. 

      Avoid being a project manager because there is no way to be successful!

    • D. 

      “a” and “b”

  • 5. 
    Which are some of the leadership and related models that were mentioned as often useful to help define your PLP?  (multiple select)
    • A. 

      GBS Leadership Behaviors

    • B. 

      “At Cause”

    • C. 

      Mushroom Theory

    • D. 

      Leading From The Front

    • E. 

      Work/Life Balance

  • 6. 
    A PLP has a required format and writing style.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A PLP is only valuable for executives or people with formal direct reports:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The concept of a Personal Leadership Philosophy grew out of the US military approach for its leaders to define a command philosophy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    P&G CEO Bob McDonald has endorsed the Personal Leadership Philosophy approach and shared his PLP on www.pg.com as well as in the book The Leader’s Compass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A practical way to move forward with defining your Personal Leadership Philosophy is simply to reserve two half-hours with yourself and one half-hour with a colleague in which to draft and share your thoughts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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