Leadership Theories Scavenger Hunt Paper

Leadership Theories Scavenger Hunt Paper

Leadership Theories Scavenger Hunt Paper

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Review the leadership theories and viewpoints discussed in Chapters 11 and 14 of the text.

Complete the Leadership Scavenger Hunt by highlighting the correct answers. (There is only one correct answer per question.)

Leadership Scavenger Hunt

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  1. Leadership is an important ingredient for managerial success at what level(s) of an organization?
  1. Top
  2. Middle
  3. First-line
  4. All
  1. Which leadership model focuses on identifying the personal characteristics that cause effective leadership?
  1. Trait
  2. Behavioral
  3. Contingency
  4. Path-Goal
  1. Which of the following is not true?
  1. Leaders look to the future
  2. Leaders chart the course for the organization
  3. Leaders provide meaning and purpose
  4. Leaders seek stability
  1. Being a leader means:
  1. Planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
  2. Executing plans
  3. Being visionary
  4. All of the above.
  1. Effective managers use what type of power to show appreciation for subordinates’ good work and efforts?
  1. Judgement Power
  2. Reward Power
  3. Referent Power
  4. Coercive Power
  1. What type of power is the most informal?
  1. Influence Power
  2. Reward Power
  3. Referent Power
  4. Coercive Power
  1. Which of the following is true?
  1. Empowerment decreases a manager’s ability to get things done because the manager has the support and help of subordinates who may have special knowledge of work tasks.
  2. Empowerment often decreases workers’ involvement, motivation, and commitment; and this helps ensure that they are working toward organizational goals.
  3. Empowerment gives managers less time to concentrate on their pressing concerns because they spend more time on day-to-day supervision.
  4. Empowered subordinates are given the power to have control over their work.
  1. Which behavior indicates that a manager trusts, respects, and cares about subordinates?.
  1. Intelligence
  2. Integrity and Honesty
  3. Consideration
  4. Maturity
  1. Which of the following is a prominent contingency model?
  1. Trait
  2. Path-Goal
  3. Servant
  4. Behavior
  1. Transformational leaders act in combination with:
  1. House’s path-goal theory
  2. The situational contingency approach
  3. Transactional leadership
  4. Trait theory
  1. Fiedler identified three situational characteristics that are important determinants of how favorable a situation is for leading? Which is not one of the three?
  1. Leader–member relations
  2. Task Structure
  3. Position Power
  4. All are situational characteristics
  1. Which model suggests that leadership is unnecessary?
  1. Behavioral
  2. Path-Goal
  3. Contingency
  4. None of the above
  1. Which model focuses on relationship-oriented and task-orientated leaders?
  1. Fiedler’s Contingency Model
  2. House’s Path-Goal
  3. Leadership Substitutes
  4. Trait
  1. Which leadership approach makes subordinates aware of the importance of their jobs and performance to the organization and aware of their own needs for personal growth and that motivates subordinates to work for the good of the organization?
  1. Trait
  2. Contingency
  3. Transformational
  4. Path-Goal
  1. Transformational leaders:
  1. Are charismatic
  2. Intellectually stimulate followers
  3. Engage in developmental consideration
  4. All of the above
  1. Which of the following is not true?
  1. Transformational leaders motivate subordinates by rewarding them for high performance and reprimanding them for low performance.
  2. Transactional leaders/managers use their reward and coercive powers to encourage high performance.
  3. Many transformational leaders engage in transactional leadership.
  4. Subordinates of transformational leaders may be more likely to trust their leaders and their organizations and feel that they are being fairly treated.
  1. Which of the following is false?
  1. Women have been found to display more task leadership, whereas men have been found to display more social leadership.
  2. Gender Studies indicate women are better at teamwork.
  3. Women use a more democratic or participative style than men, who are apt to use a more autocratic and directive style.
  4. Studies indicate women have been found to be just as assertive as men.
  1. Which leadership approach was the earliest developed?
  1. Trait
  2. Contingency
  3. Situational
  4. Transformational
  1. Overall, Fiedler’s contingency theory argues that successful leadership behavior will depend on:
  1. The situation
  2. The traits of followers
  3. Worker behavior
  4. Group cohesiveness
  1. Charisma is related to which type of leadership?
  • Managerial
  • Transformational
  • Relationship motivated


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