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XMGT 230 Week 7: Knowledge Check

XMGT 230 Week 7: Knowledge Check

Complete the Week Seven
Knowledge Check


1.Which of the models of organization structure depends
most heavily on appropriate communication and coordination between subsidiaries?

A. The global model

B. The international

C. The multinational model

D. The transnational model

2.What type of organization is âmarked by an absence of
prejudice,discrimination, and low levels of intergroup conflict?â

A. Diverse

B. Mechanistic

C. Pluralistic

D. Multicultural

3.The assumption that there is âonly one wayâ and that no
other way of living should be recognized, illustrates which diversity assumption?

A. Homogeneity

B. Similarity

C. Ethnocentrism

D. Parochialism

4.Supervisory leadership is behavior that provides

A. purpose and meaning to the organization

B. support and corrective feedback

C. guidance and vision for the future

D.collaboration with others to initiatechanges.

5.At a restaurant where your friend works, the manager
has a lot of power over the workers. She has the responsibility of scheduling workers
and assigning projects during each shift. Employees who have performed poorly
on their shifts tend to get scheduled for the unpopular weekend shifts and the
worst shift duties. This manager

seems to use a high degree of

A. legitimate power

B. negative power

C. coercive power

D. referent power

6.Legitimate power is described as power that exists by

A. control over punishments

B. control over rewards

C. the authority to tell others what to do

D. expertise

7.A leadership perspective that attempts to identify what
effective leaders do and the behaviors they exhibit is referred to as the

A. behavioral approach

B. trait approach

C. transformational leadership

D. strategic approach

8.A leader that supports other individuals as part of
improving the organization is best described as a

A. bridge leader

B. visionary leader

C. compassionate leader

D. servant leader

15.A person who has a special ability to generate
excitement and revitalize organizations is known as a

A. transactional leader

B. situational leader

C. transformational leader

D. charismatic leader

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9.According to Bateman and Snell (2011), which of the
following highlights the importance of leader behaviors, not just toward the group
as a whole, but toward individuals on a personal level?

A. The Vroom model of decision-making

B. Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) theory

C. The trait approach to leadership

D. Blake & Mouton's Leadership Grid

10.Robin Errington has been frustrated at work. Robin's
boss, for whatever reason, never makes decisions. If anything is to be accomplished,
Robin and her coworkers just choose what they think is best. Robin's boss has a
decision style that should be labeled

A. autocratic

B. non-performance

C. employee centered

D. laissez-faire

11.Which of the following statements is true regarding
decision styles?

A.Laissez-faire style results in higher performance

B.Democratic style results in positive attitudes

C.Autocratic style results in lower performance

D. Democratic style is the most efficient

12.According to leader behavior research, including
studies at Ohio State and Michigan, the ideal leader

A. is both autocratic and democratic

B. is neither autocratic nor democratic

C.engages in both task performance and group maintenance

D.relies on the situation to dictate his/her behavior

13.What leadership approach focuses on maintaining good relationships
between the leader and the employee and works well for leaders with high-LPC
(least preferred coworker) scores?

A. Social and charismatic leadership

B. Expectancy-value model to leadership

C. Relationship-motivated leadership

D. Task-oriented leadership

14.What is a situational model that focuses on the
participative dimension of leadership, or how leaders go about making

A. Vroom model

B. Path-goal model

C. Fiedler's contingency model

D. Leader substitutes

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