Leadership Test 1 Revision

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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Leadership Quizzes & Trivia

A self assessment tool for Leadership students to assist in preparing for our first quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the skills that Robert L.Katz identified as an essential skill of a manager
    • A. 

      An ability to think independently and decisively

    • B. 

      An ability to think and to conceptualise about abstract and complex situations

    • C. 

      An ability to work well with other people individually and in a group

    • D. 

      Knowledge of and proficiency in a certain field

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the functions of management
    • A. 

      Plan, Decide, Coordinate, Staff

    • B. 

      Plan, Staff, Organise, Control

    • C. 

      Plan, Lead, Organise, Control

    • D. 

      Plan, Direct, Assess, Lead

  • 3. 
    An efficient manager gets the  ---------- output from the least amount of inputs.
  • 4. 
    An organisation that is creative, has a wide span of control, and is flexible is said to be a _____ organisation
  • 5. 
    An organisation that is rigid, highly structured, and a narrow span of control are said to be a _______ organisation.
  • 6. 
    A well structured problem is one that is 
    • A. 

      Neatly presented by subordinate staff

    • B. 

      Straightforward, familiar and easily defined

    • C. 

      Best dealt with by the board of directors

    • D. 

      New, unusual for which information is ambiguous or incomplete

  • 7. 
    A staff member has spilt a cup of coffee on a customer, the manager would apply which type of decision to rectify this
    • A. 

      Non-programmed

    • B. 

      Programmed

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Perfect

  • 8. 
    Managers are said to operate under assumptions of bounded rationality these would be
    • A. 

      Assumptions that are unusual and distinctive

    • B. 

      Assumptions that are rational and unique

    • C. 

      Assumptions that are rational and within the parameters of simplified decision making

    • D. 

      Assumptions that consider all alternatives and all information

  • 9. 
    A manager has been asked to make a decision in regards to the organisation's long term objectives, which of the managers functions would it best fall under
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Leading

    • C. 

      Organising

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 10. 
    Which of the following decisions would be part of the managers function of leading?
    • A. 

      Deciding what activities in the organisation need controlling

    • B. 

      Deciding how difficult individual goals are

    • C. 

      Deciding how jobs should be designed

    • D. 

      Deciding how to manage a staff member with low motivation

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not part of the decision making process
    • A. 

      Identify the problem

    • B. 

      Select an alternative

    • C. 

      Communicate the issues

    • D. 

      Analysis of alternatives

  • 12. 
    What is a SMART Goal?
    • A. 

      A goal which has many steps and shows how clever the manager is

    • B. 

      A goal which is speedy, measurable, artistic, realistic, and together

    • C. 

      A goal which can has adjustments built in just in case problems come along when implementing it

    • D. 

      A goal which is specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely

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