BUS 210 Week 5 Individual Assignment Knowledge Check


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BUS 210 Week 5 Individual Assignment Knowledge Check

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1.
The main objective of the contingency theory of leadership is to choose a leadership
approach which matches the characteristics of the employees and
A. attitude towards their company
B. work setting
C. need to make more money
D. willingness to perform the desired tasks
2.
Based on the contingency theory of leadership, the leadership approach a manager
should choose is contingent on two factors. Which of the following is one of these factors?
A. The need for attention
B. The need for friendship
C. The need of achievement
D. The need of understanding
10.
Which of the four leadership approaches would incorporate employee involvement with
scheduling and the daily operation?
A. Directive approach
B. Supportive approach
C. Participative approach
D. Achievement-oriented approach
11.
A. Directive approach
B. Supportive approach
C. Achievement-oriented approach
D. Participative approach
Concept: Approaches to Leadership
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3.
What work attitude would a leader promote to influence his or her worker?
A. Quantity and quality of work
B. Reliability of performance
C. Level of effort put into job
D. Job satisfaction
4.
Which of the five sources of a leader’s power would be demonstrated by a leader with
rightful authority to direct and control an employee’s activities?
A. Expert power
B. Legitimate power
C. Reward power
D. Coercive power
9.
Which approach to leadership would incorporate clear work rules and procedures and link
incentives directly to performance?
A. Directive approach
B. Supportive approach
C. Achievement-oriented approach
D. Participative approach
5.
What form of business communication offers the highest form of persuasive
communication?
A. E-mail
B. Instant messaging
C. Telephone conversation
D. Face-to-face meeting
6.
Which of the following in the best example of active listening?
A. Interaction between the sender and receiver
B. Knowing the sender’s problem in advance
C. Paying attention as the sender voices ideas
D. Paying attention to the words being said and other signals
12.
What form of business communication offers the least suitable form of persuasive
communication?
A. E-mail
B. Written letters and memos
C. Telephone conversation
D. Face-to-face meeting
7.
What political tactic is used by a manager that seeks to find partners, either within or
outside of his or her company, to achieve desired goals?
A. Giving credit and making everyone a winner
B. Reducing uncertainty by supplying clear and objective
information
C. Building coalitions and strong alliances
D. Using expertise and being in a central position
8.
What political tactic would a manager be using if they collected and distributed accurate
information to support the course of action for his or her team to use?
A. Giving credit and making everyone a winner
B. Reducing uncertainty by supplying clear and objective
information
C. Building coalitions and strong alliances
Using expertise and being in a central position
D.
13.
What political tactic is used by a manager who has knowledge and expertise that no one
else has?
A. Using the manager’s expertise to make everyone a
winner
B. Reducing uncertainty by providing clear and objective
information
C. Building coalitions and alliances
D. Be irreplaceable and in a central position

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