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Leadership is an art for all of the follwoing reasons EXCEPT:

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Leadership is an art for all of the follwoing reasons EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
Leadership is a growing body of objective facts and knowledge.
Leadership has skills that cannot be learned from a textbook.
Leadership takes practice.
Leadership takes hands-on experience.

3. Attempts to achieve teamwork, empowerment, and diversity can succeed only if: (Points: 5)
leaders follow the principles and practices of the industrial era.
managers want to treat people the way they treat machines or the botXXXXX XXXXXne.
leaders value change over stability, control, competition, and uniformity.
leaders hire people who think and work alike.

4. In the new reality for leadership, the new paradigm does NOT include: (Points: 5)

5. Self-Directed teams: (Points: 5)
have structured jobs and work processes.
break down boundaries between departments.
use strict top-down control.
do not share power.

6. Managers and leaders are different because: (Points: 5)
managers learn a set of skills for planning, organizing directing, and controlling.
leaders must find the capacity to help create a vision of what the organization can be.
leadership calls for caring about and engaging the whole employee.
managers maintain stability while leaders promote change.

7. A learning leader emphasizes: (Points: 5)
competition within the organization.
rational management.

8. Strong leadership is needed because: (Points: 5)
the environment of the 21st century is predictable.
planning, leading, organizing, and controlling are the required skills for the future.
giving workers clear job assignments is the main task of a business executive.
of globalization, e-commerce, telecommuting, virtual teams, and outsourcing.

9. In the early 1950's, researchers began looking at how a leader behaved toward followers and how this correlated with leadership effectiveness or ineffectiveness. This is known as the: (Points: 5)
Trait Theories.
Influence Theories.
Great Man Theories.
Behavior Theories.

10. Era 3 and Era 4 leaders focus on all EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
vertical relationships.
team leadership.

11. Trait research does NOT consider the following personal characteristics of leaders: (Points: 5)
personal characteristics such as energy.
personality characteristics such as self-confidence.
social characteristics such as interpersonal skills.
professional characteristics such as work experience.

12. Trait research has identified all of the following categories as essential to leadership EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
work-related characteristics.
social characteristics.

13. Autocratic versus democratic leadership research showed all EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
groups with autocratic leaders only performed well under leader supervision.
groups with democratic leaders only performed well when the leader supervised.
groups with autocratic leaders had feelings of hostility.
groups with democratic leaders had positive feelings.

14. The Leadership Continuum by Tannenbaum and Schmidt suggested that leaders should be boss-centered or subordinate-centered depending on: (Points: 5)
organizational circumstances.
the skill level of the employees.
the self-confidence, creativity, and energy of the leader.
Both A and B

15. Initiating structure describes the following leadership behavior: (Points: 5)
A leader who is task-oriented and directs subordinates' work.
A leader who is sensitive to subordinates and respects their ideas and feelings.
A leader who seeks input from subordinates regarding important decisions.
A leader who listens carefully to problems.

16. In the Leadership Grid, the term "Country Club Management" refers to: (Points: 5)
the exertion of minimum effort to get required work done.
efficiency in operations from arranging work conditions.
thoughtful attention to the needs of people for satisfying relationships.
work accomplishment from committed people and interdependence.

17. The Vertical Dyad Linkage model argues for all EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
subordinates provide the same descriptions about the same leader.
subordinates exist in an "in-group" or an "out-group" in relation to the leader.
subordinates provide very different descriptions of the same leader.
subordinates who rated the leader highly had a close relationship with the leader.
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