Leadership Test 2 Revisions

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 176

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A quick quiz to help you focus your study for our second quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Communication is the process of
    • A. 

      Telling people what to do

    • B. 

      Sending memos, emails and notices

    • C. 

      Transferring understanding and meaning

    • D. 

      Transferring messages through non verbal signals

  • 2. 
    What is the first step in the communication process?
    • A. 

      Decoding

    • B. 

      Encoding

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Feedforward

  • 3. 
    According to the Heresy and Blanchard model (situational management) ,  a Selling style of leadership involves:
    • A. 

      The leader providing little direction or support

    • B. 

      The leader and team share making the decision

    • C. 

      The leader provides directive and supportive behaviour

    • D. 

      The leader defines tasks and tells people what to do

  • 4. 
    According to the management grid, the country club style of management is:
    • A. 

      Getting adequate organisational performance achieved by balancing necessity and morale

    • B. 

      Getting efficiency in operational results from arranging work in such away that human interference is minimised

    • C. 

      By thoughtful attention to the needs of people an organisation creates a friendly and comfertable atmosphere and work tempo

    • D. 

      The exertion of minimum effort gets the work done

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not true for a leader
    • A. 

      They have self confidence

    • B. 

      They can influence others

    • C. 

      They have honesty and integrity

    • D. 

      They must have formal authority

  • 6. 
    According to behavioural theroies of leadership a laissez faire leader is a leader who:
    • A. 

      Tends to involve subordinates in decision making

    • B. 

      Tends to centralise authority and dictate how and what work will be done

    • C. 

      Tends to give the group complete freedom to make decisions and complete work however they want to

    • D. 

      Tends to use fear to motivate and does not consider workers abilities when giving out jobs

  • 7. 
    A visionary leader is one who
    • A. 

      Has the ability to create and articulate a realistic and credible picture of the future for an organisation

    • B. 

      Provides individualised consideration and intellectual stimulation and possess charisma

    • C. 

      Guides or motivates their followers in the direction of established goals

    • D. 

      Possess self confidence, vision, strong convictions and is unconventional

  • 8. 
    Delegation is?
    • A. 

      Assigning work that the manager does not want to do

    • B. 

      Assigning work to team members without taking into consideration their skill level

    • C. 

      Assigning authority and responsibility to a team member to carry out specific activities

    • D. 

      Allowing subordinates to participate in decision making

  • 9. 
    When delegating tasks a manager should
    • A. 

      Clarify the assignment

    • B. 

      Inform others that delegation has occurred

    • C. 

      Establish feedback controls

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    When a manager delegates their authority they should NOT take which of the following into consideration
    • A. 

      The skill level of the subordinate

    • B. 

      The complexity of the task

    • C. 

      The risk that the subordinate may outperform the manager

    • D. 

      The willingness of the subordinate to take on the task

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