effectiveness and success of the organization

Multiple Choice Quiz
1 Leadership is the ability to:
A) influence others.
B) motivate others.
C) enable others to contribute towards the effectiveness and success of the organization.
D) all of the above.
E) none of the above.

2 An emotional intelligence trait referring to the extent that people are sensitive to situational cues and can adapt behaviour to match the situation:
A) Self-monitoring personality.
B) Integrity.
C) Leadership motivation.
D) Drive.
E) None of these because emotional intelligence is a behaviour, not a trait.
3
Each of these are one of the seven competency characteristics of effective leaders, EXCEPT:
A) drive.
B) intelligence.
C) self-confidence.
D) authority.
E) emotional intelligence.
4
Competencies indicate leadership:
A) performance.
B) success.
C) potential.
D) effectiveness.
E) all of the above.
5
The competency (trait) perspective of leadership assumes great leaders have the same personal characteristics in:
A) all situations.
B) distinct environments
C) exclusive situations.
D) identical circumstances.
E) situations of limited effectiveness.
6
The style of assigning employees to specific tasks, clarifying their work duties and procedures, ensuring they follow company rules, and pushing them to reach their performance capacity is:
A) people-oriented.
B) support-oriented.
C) achievement-oriented
D) task-oriented.
E) participation-oriented.
7
People-oriented behaviours include all of the following, EXCEPT:
A) showing trust for employees.
B) clarifying work duties and procedures.
C) demonstrating genuine concern for employees.
D) looking out for employee welfare.
E) listening to employee suggestions.
8
Path-goal theory has its roots in which theory of motivation?
A) Two-factor
B) Expectancy
C) Goal setting
D) Equity
E) Learned needs
9
The contingency perspective of leadership requires leaders to be both insightful and flexible so that:
A) they can find employees that like them and work with these employees to improve the environment.
B) they can work with employees that don`t like them and reduce turnover.
C) they can adapt their behaviours & styles to the immediate situation.
D) they can learn new competencies.
E) they can add these skills to their resume.
10
Servant leaders expect:
A) employees to serve them.
B) to serve and help employees.
C) to direct the performance of employees.
D) to consider employee ideas before making a decision.
E) employees to reach their peak performance.
11
Which of these is not a leadership style identified in path-goal theory?
A) Participative
B) Achievement-oriented
C) Directive
D) Supportive
E) Competitive
12
According to path-goal theory, which of these behaviours encourages employees to reach their peak performance?
A) Participative
B) Achievement-oriented
C) Competitive
D) Supportive
E) Directive
13
Which of these leadership styles in the path-goal model, is detrimental when employees are skilled and experienced?
A) Participative
B) Achievement-oriented
C) Competitive
D) Supportive
E) Directive
14
Which leadership theory suggests that effective leaders vary their style with the “readiness” of followers?
A) Situational leadership theory
B) Path-goal theory
C) Servant leadership
D) Fiedler`s contingency model
E) Competency perspective
15
According to empirical research, the only part (leadership style) of the situational leadership model that works is:

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