Pme Course 9 Volume 2

163 questions | Total Attempts: 151

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Leadership Quizzes & Trivia

 Leadership and Management 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What measurement tools are available to assess leaderships skills?
    • A. 

      Scores of assessments, evaluations, tests, indices, surveys, etc...

    • B. 

      PME, CDC, EPR

    • C. 

      Self assessments, EPRs, Subordinates feedback, CCAF

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 2. 
    What are some organizational norms? 
    • A. 

      Technology, Task, Structure, and People

    • B. 

      Structure, General, Adminstrative, and Leadership

    • C. 

      Training, Job, Evaluation, and Motivation

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 3. 
    What is the definition of discipline as it relates to the Air Force? 
    • A. 

      Discipline is \"A specific type or pattern of behaviors intended to ensure work center effectiveness and mission accomplishment brought about by a state of order and obedience.\"

    • B. 

      Discipline is a state of order and obedience existing within a command

    • C. 

      Discipline is Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement.

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 4. 
    \What is effective planning? 
    • A. 

      It requires vision and the ability to communicate that vision to other people.

    • B. 

      Managers outline the steps to be taken in moving the organization toward its objectives

    • C. 

      A scheme or method of acting, doing, proceeding, making, etc., developed in advance: battle plans

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 5. 
     According to Vroom's Expectancy Theory, how does motivation occur?
    • A. 

      Motivation occurs because a person assigns meaning or value to what they see or perceive as a realistic outcome based on their behavior

    • B. 

      Motivations occurs when leadership influences subordinates in a common goal.

    • C. 

      Movtivations occurs when the person is working towards a goal or award.

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 6. 
     How are team goals developed?
    • A. 

      Teams goals are developed through a group process of team interaction and agreement in which each team is willing to work towards acheiving these goals.

    • B. 

      Team Goals developed when leadership expresses the desire to work towards a goal that is vital for the success of a mission

    • C. 

      Team goals are developed when an energetic group of people who are committed to a common purpose and who enjoy working well together for a specific and measurable performance outcomes to be accomplished

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 7. 
     Communicating with public officials lets them know your feelings and concerns on issues. Communication highlights things that are important to you as an idividual and to the military as a whole. It serves to educate officials that you are communicating with about the environment and issues surrounding the military. Communicating with our public officials is an effective way to let them know if we are getting the resources we need to accomplish the mission. \n
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     Name a key element to keep in mind when organizing your desk or workstation. 
    • A. 

      Don't concentrate so much on the "prettiness" of your desk; think, instead, about the level of organization a structured work area contributes to productivity.

    • B. 

      Makes sure your desk or workcenter looks well organized so when outside personal come to the work area they can see you pay attention to the smallest detail.

    • C. 

      A clean workcenter is a happy workcenter

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 9. 
    If you choose the wrong change cycle, it can tend to demotivate your subordinates. In a highly-motivated well-educated and task-oriented work section comprising seasoned hard-chargers, directive change may not be the best approach. In like fashion, participative change might never be realized among a work section staffed by one-stripers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Directive change cycles is from the bottom up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Paticipative Change cycles works from the top down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
     What is the defininition of stress?
    • A. 

      Stress is a reaction or wear and tear on our bodies experience to an external demand placed by our continually hanging evironment; it has physical and emotional effects on us creating positive or negative feelings or behaviors.

    • B. 

      Stress means to highlight , bring out, or emphasize

    • C. 

      Stress has no physical or emotional effects on our behaviors

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 13. 
     What programs should we be actively involved in to maintain a high degree of proficiency in our specialty? 
    • A. 

      CDC

    • B. 

      IDEA

    • C. 

      CCAF

  • 14. 
    Job Enrichment is the process of upgrading the job-task mix in order to increase the potential for growth, acheivement, responsibility and recognition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
     The proper completion of step 3, in the six-step problem-solving process, is very important because it breaks down the elements of the individual, goal, obstacle and dentifies the problem that needs to be solved. By knowing what the problem is, those involved can begin to find a workable, permanent solution. As the problem is sovled, work center personnel are able to focus on the job and mission accomplishment rather than the problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What are the potential benefits of increasing subordinate's involvement?
    • A. 

      Reduction in tardiness and absenteeism

    • B. 

      Improvement in supervisor subordinate relations

    • C. 

      Greater acceptance of change

    • D. 

      Greater ease in leading subordinates

    • E. 

      Greater buy-in to decisions made

    • F. 

      More empowering for the supervisor

  • 17. 
    The purpose of the Enlisted Force Structure is to define the specific respondsibilities for each rank, the relationship between each rank and how each rank fits into the organization, and the career progression through the enlisted ranks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What term is used to describe a supportive relationship, where a senior member of an organization counsels, coaches, teaches and provides feedback to a junior member? What is the term used to describe the subordinate in this relationship?
    • A. 

      Mentoring and Proteges

    • B. 

      Directing and Airman

    • C. 

      Instructing and trainee

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 19. 
    According to the text, what are some characteristics of leadership? 
    • A. 

      Leaders lead, indicating they're out in front and are being followed; leaders are not always on top, and leaders motivate others. Any characteristics listed in skills and abilities checklist.

    • B. 

      A leader is a person who guides others toward a common goal, showing the way by example, and creating an environment in which other team members feel actively involved in the entire process

    • C. 

      Leaders direct, indicating being followed; leaders are always on top, and leaders enjoins others.

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 20. 
    Some organizations such as fire departments require much more coaching styles of leadership. More highly technical or research jobs may require more directing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    As a supervisor, what techniques would you use to get your subordinates to perceive themselves as team members?
    • A. 

      .Communicating effectively

    • B. 

      Conveying work center goals as team goals

    • C. 

      Ensuring team members know their roles in

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 22. 
    Public Affairs (PA) plays an important role as a liasion between the media and the base. It is their job to balance the needs of the unit in terms of security of information along with fair and equal access by the media. PA also keep the base populace informed and helps to organized programs to interact with the local community.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Explain the A-B-C Priority system.
    • A. 

      This system requires you to categorize your tasks by level of importance. Items prioritized as A are "have to do, must be accomplished today." Items listed as B are not quite as urgent. Items C are nice to to do, non time consuming and simple to accomplish.

    • B. 

      This system requires you to categorize your tasks by level of importance. Items prioritized as A are high priority items that has to be handle at the highest level. Items listed as B are important items that should be handled at the NCO level. Items C are items that any airman can do.

    • C. 

      This system requires you to categorize your tasks by level of importance. Items prioritized as A are are items should be done ASAP and all other items can wait. Items that are listed as B are still impoortant but the have a time frame that it can be done, these would be good items to delegate. Items C are not that important and can done "when the time arises."

  • 24. 
    Supervisors don't need to get to know there subordinates at a personal level, what would interfere with there working relationship.  They do need to know their own expectations of the job and work center, previous employments, and their bosses, last evaluations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What must a team do to be effective?
    • A. 

      Actively participate

    • B. 

      Provide feedback

    • C. 

      Partake in the decision making process

    • D. 

      Ensure the task gets completed

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