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Looking for someone who can help with questions in leadership skills.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Multiple Problems
Expert:  Thilaan replied 4 years ago.
Hello dear client,

I can assist you with your assignment, please post your assignment, i would love to help you if i can.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Here are the questions, Let me know if you have any questions regarding these.




  • 1. __________are made up of individuals who are informally bound to one another through exposure to a similar set of problems and common pursuit of solutions.


  • a. Communities of Practice.
  • b. Skunkworks
  • c. Vertical Hierarchies
  • d. Substitutes for leadership


  • 2. A follower can be resource for the leader by:


  • a. Informing the leader about their own ideas, beliefs, needs, and constraints.
  • b. Giving up idealized leader images.
  • c. Thanking the leader
  • d. Building a relationship


  • 3. Studying the followership is important for all reasons EXCEPT:


  • a. Followers do not become leaders.
  • b. Followers have an influence on the leader.
  • c. Desirable qualities in a leader are also desirable in a follower.
  • d. Leaders and followers are roles that individuals shift in and out of in various conditions.


  • 4. The person who sells others on the vision and influences them to accomplish it is called a:


  • a. Manager
  • b. CEO
  • c. Communication champion
  • d. Decoder


  • 5. A dialogue is marked by:


  • a. Opposition by individuals who advocate their positions and convince others.
  • b. Group unity, shared meaning, and transformed mindsets.
  • c. Logic.
  • d. "Beating down" opponents.


  • 6. Face-to-face communication can be described as:

  • a. The richest form of communication.
  • b. The poorest form of communication.
  • c. Impersonal one-way communication.
  • d. Having slow feedback.


  • 7. To communicate in a crisis, leaders should NOT


  • a. Be visible.
  • b. Tell the truth.
  • c. Avoid visibility.
  • d. Communicate a vision for the future.


  • 8. The role associated with facilitating others' participation, smoothing conflicts, showing concern for the team members' needs, and reminding others of standards is the:


  • a. Managerial role.
  • b. Authoritarian leadership role.
  • c. Task-specialist role.
  • d. Socio-emotional role.


  • 9. In an emergency room, trauma team members cover their teammates. This is an example of:


  • a. Pooled interdependence.
  • b. Sequential interdependence.
  • c. Reciprocal interdependence.
  • d. Team leadership.


  • 10. The main advantage of a virtual team is:


  • a. The lack of supervision.
  • b. The ability to monitor team members.
  • c. The ability to use the best people for a particular job.
  • d. The ability to have control over team members.


  • 11. Diversity helps organizations:


  • a. Build better relationships with diverse customers.
  • b. Add value.
  • c. Have a greater competitive advantage.
  • d. All of the above.


  • 12. High power distance means that:


  • a. People accept inequality in power in institutions, organizations and individuals.
  • b. Members of society feel uncomfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • c. Value for loosely knit social framework in which individuals take care of themselves.
  • d. Values of relationships, cooperation, and group decision making.


  • 13. Interactive leaders tend to be:


  • a. Competitive.
  • b. Individualistic.
  • c. Consensus builders.
  • d. Reluctant to share power.


  • 14. The Black Hat of Charisma refers to:


  • a. Charisma that is used for self-serving purposes.
  • b. Socialized behavior.
  • c. Leadership that maintains the status quo.
  • d. Referent power.


  • 15. Transactional leadership includes all EXCEPT:


  • a. An exchange process between leaders and followers.
  • b. A focus on the present.
  • c. The ability to lead changes in organization's vision.
  • d. Traditional management functions such as planning and budgeting.


  • 16. Transformational leadership does NOT:


  • a. Inspire followers to go beyond their own self-interests.
  • b. Focus on the impersonal aspects of job performance.
  • c. Paints a picture of a desired future state.
  • d. Develops leaders into followers.


  • 17. If Paul, a salesman, does not perform as well as expected, his supervisor can put a negative letter in his file. This is an example of:


  • a. Referent power.
  • b. Expert power.
  • c. Coercive power.
  • d. Legitimate power.


  • 18. Sales people at Nordstrom have a clear picture of superior customer service so they can serve customers better. This example best shows that:
  • a. Vision establishes a standard of excellence.
  • b. Nordstrom has a good human resource department.
  • c. The company is mainly focused on internal organizational issues.
  • d. Nordstrom concentrates on short-term results rather than taking the long-view.


  • 19. For the New York City Transit, "no graffiti" is the company's:


  • a. Vision statement
  • b. Core values.
  • c. Core purpose
  • d. View of the future.


  • 20. Whereas vision continues to grow and change, mission"


  • a. Also continues to grow and change.
  • b. Persists in the face of changing technologies.
  • c. Changes with economic conditions.
  • d. Reflects environmental shifts.


  • 21. At Pottery Barn, a thick $24 bath towel is icon on the company's aspiration design, quality, and price. This is an example of:


  • a. Vision
  • b. Synergy.
  • c. Value.
  • d. Discovery.


  • 22. The bureaucratic culture has an internal focus and consistency and works well in a (n):


  • a. Dynamic environment.
  • b. Stable environment.
  • c. Flexible environment.
  • d. External environment.



  • 23. J.C. Penney is selling its art collection and putting up photos of employees to recognize the worth of front-line employees. This is an example of a:


  • a. Paradigm.
  • b. Ceremony.
  • c. Symbol.
  • d. Model.


  • 24. Employees resist change because:


  • a. It violates creative intuition.
  • b. It violates the reciprocal relationship between employees and the organization.
  • c. They believe that change will add something of value to their job.
  • d. They have full information about future events.


  • 25. Techniques to smooth the change process do NOT include:


  • a. Communication and training.
  • b. Personal compact.
  • c. Participation and involvement.
  • d. Coercion.
Expert:  Thilaan replied 4 years ago.
Hello dear client,

I can answer few questions, if it is acceptable to you let me know i will post my answer ELSE i will leave your questions open to other experts who may have all the answers.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
just leave it open. I really need to get all of them. Thanks
Expert:  Thilaan replied 4 years ago.
Hello dear client,

You are most welcome :)

Expert:  Josie-Mod replied 4 years ago.
Hi, I'm a Moderator for this topic and I wonder whether you're still waiting for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will do my best to find another Professional to assist you right away. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you. Thank you!
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No, you can put the money back on my account. Thank you.

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