Management Styles Quiz

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Are you a manager? Do you know everything about management styles and techniques? Here is a management styles quiz that will test how much you know about management and its different styles. Management styles help determine what aligns best with a business's needs and assist in selecting leadership candidates with the right skills and experience. That is why it becomes essential for all managers and team leaders to understand different management styles and how to apply them in real life. Try this quiz today and see how good of a manager you are!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a management style? 
    • A. 

      Autocratic

    • B. 

      Democratic

    • C. 

      Espirit De Corps 

    • D. 

      Persuasive

  • 2. 
    Name the management style in which managers dictate exactly what they require their subordinates to do and punish those who do not comply.
    • A. 

      Authoritative management style

    • B. 

      Persuasive management style

    • C. 

      Paternalistic management style

    • D. 

      Charismatic management style

  • 3. 
    The management style where the manager focuses on assigning specific duties to employees within a well-defined hierarchy. 
    • A. 

      Transactional management style

    • B. 

      Bureaucratic management style 

    • C. 

      Pacesetting management style

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Carmen asks her employees to determine what the upcoming holiday schedule should look like. What management style is she displaying?
    • A. 

      Autocratic

    • B. 

      Bureaucratic

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Combination of styles

  • 5. 
    Ken tells his sales staff that they can decide when to make appointment calls as long as they use the scripts prepared by the management staff. What management style is he displaying?
    • A. 

      Autocratic

    • B. 

      Bureaucratic

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Combination of styles

  • 6. 
    Which of the following factors does not typically have an affect on the manager’s management style?
    • A. 

      Manager’s personal background

    • B. 

      Job title

    • C. 

      Employee characteristics

    • D. 

      Culture of the property

  • 7. 
    Lucy refers to her staff as ‘family’ and asks for loyalty and trust from all the team members. Which of these management styles is she following? 
    • A. 

      Persuasive management style

    • B. 

      Bureaucratic management style

    • C. 

      Paternalistic management style

    • D. 

      Authoritative management style

  • 8. 
    Name the management style in which managers and staff are all active members of the decision process.
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire leadership style

    • B. 

      Participative management style

    • C. 

      Pacesetting management style

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The situational theory of leadership lays emphasis on ________. 
    • A. 

      Politics

    • B. 

      Personality traits

    • C. 

      Conflict resolution

    • D. 

      Events

  • 10. 
    A reactive manager is someone who has to deal with 
    • A. 

      Fighting employees

    • B. 

      Bad circumstances

    • C. 

      Surprise events 

    • D. 

      Political affairs

  • 11. 
    The thinking and outlook of transformational leaders can be described as _______. 
    • A. 

      Functional 

    • B. 

      Strategic

    • C. 

      Dynamic

    • D. 

      Flexible

  • 12. 
    Maria, a newly appointed manager at her company, believes that in order to enhance employee performance, they must be given positive rewards like bonuses and incentives, and respond to negative outcomes with disciplinary action. What management style do you think she is adopting here? 
    • A. 

      Bureaucratic style of management

    • B. 

      Coaching management style

    • C. 

       transactional management style

    • D. 

      Autocratic management style

  • 13. 
    Name the management style in which managers believe in micromanaging employees to ensure they follow company policies and rely on authority to provide instruction. 
    • A. 

      Autocratic management style 

    • B. 

      Charismatic management style

    • C. 

      Democratic management style

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 14. 
    Smith believes in turning his workers loose and having them figure things out for themselves. His approach is derived from which management style?  
    • A. 

      Pacesetting management style

    • B. 

      Democratic management style

    • C. 

      Charismatic management style

    • D. 

      Laissez-Faire Management Style

  • 15. 
    In ___________ management style, the managers often set high standards for their team and are especially concerned with speed and efficiency. 
    • A. 

      Charismatic management style

    • B. 

      Pacesetting management style

    • C. 

      Transactional management style

    • D. 

      Autocratic management style

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