What Type Of Leader Are You?

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What Type Of Leader Are You?

Take this quiz and find out whether or not you are a leader, and if you are, what kind. Visualize yourself in a leading position in the workplace, and answer honestly what you would do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How often do you take breaks? 
    • A. 

      Never, everything must be supervised at all times.

    • B. 

      Rarely, as I must guarantee the rules are being followed.

    • C. 

      Sometimes, depending on the progress we have made.

    • D. 

      Often, as I try to give others as much of a say as possible.

    • E. 

      Constantly, I have confidence in my workers, and let them work individually most of the time.

  • 2. 
    If a group member makes a mistake, what would you do? 
    • A. 

      Rules must always be followed, consequences must be dealt out.

    • B. 

      Poor performance will cost him or her future opportunities.

    • C. 

      Reprimand him, but give no true punishment.

    • D. 

      Use his/her mistake as a teaching opportunity, offering tips on how to improve.

    • E. 

      Offer to take the blame, give encouragement.

  • 3. 
    If someone in your group contradicts you, what is your response? 
    • A. 

      Immediately shut it down. You are the leader, and your group does what you say.

    • B. 

      Let them have their opinions. All members of your group are capable individuals, and anything they come up with must have at least some value.

    • C. 

      Consider his statement. Take action based on how reasonable it is.

    • D. 

      Take a vote. Majority rules.

    • E. 

      Accept it and put it into plan, the will of your group mates supercedes your own.

  • 4. 
    What do you value in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Fairness and equality. Everyone should get representation and a say in how things are being done.

    • B. 

      Freedom and the room for innovation. Each member is unique and bring valuable talents to the table.

    • C. 

      Accomplishing the task at hand. Take it one step at a time, and work to the ultimate goal.

    • D. 

      Teamwork. My charisma helps my group members work together to succeed.

    • E. 

      Improvement is all that matters. Learn from failures to eventually achieve success.

  • 5. 
    How do you respond to crises and times of great stress? 
    • A. 

      I move forward like usual, enforcing my commands.

    • B. 

      I follow the rules, as order and organization will get us through times of trouble.

    • C. 

      I establish a chain of command and make it clear I will reward good performances but punish bad practice.

    • D. 

      People naturally follow me, and my influence allows me to lead.

    • E. 

      I lack the strength and the willpower to confidently lead my team.