Week 6 quiz

Question 1 of 20

The assumptions of the contingency approach to leadership
include all of the following, except:

A. Different situations require different styles
of leadership.

B. The leaders need to be able to understand the
characteristics of the organizations they lead.

C. Leaders do not need to adapt their behavior
to fit the situation they lead.

D. Leadership requires consideration of both
trait and behavior approaches.

Question 2 of 20

Contingency model of leadership suggests all of the
following except:


It considers the leadership style in terms of tasks and


Relationship oriented leaders will be most effective when
the situation provides control.


Leadership can be learned and power can be developed.


Effective group performance is based on the match between
the leader’s style and the degree to which the situation enables the leader to
exert influence.

Question 3 of 20

_____ aka _____ or _____ is a process of social influence,
self serving behavior and a threat to the benefit of others (Yen, 2015).

A. Organizational politics, office politics,
workplace politics

B. Work pressure, stress, burnout

C. None of the above

D. Organizational members, public servants,
office workers

Question 4 of 20

Which of the following is not one of the behavior leadership

A. Believes our environment causes our behavior

B. Focuses on behavior of leaders

C. Focuses on behavior of new hires

D. Focuses on understanding behavior

Question 5 of 20

. _____________ leadership involves an exchange of valued
things (economic, political, psychological).

A. Moral

B. Servant

C. Transformational

D. Transactional

Question 6 of 20

Which of the following statements is not true of servant


Begins with a commitment to serve others.


Resistant to sharing power.


Focus on the growth and well-being of others.


Leadership exists to serve the people.

Question 7 of 20

_______________ is the use of power and authority to
influence organizational objectives and outcomes.

A. Politics

B. Influence tactics

C. Legitimate power

D. Proactive influence

Question 8 of 20

Which of the following is not one of the elements of
authentic leadership?

A. Relationships built on unethical foundation

B. Acts consistent with beliefs

C. Builds legitimacy through honest relationship
with followers

D. True to his or her values

Question 9 of 20

Which of the following is not one of the components of

A. Sharing

B. Personal efficacy

C. Delegating

D. Rewards

Question 10 of 20

Transformational leadership includes all of the following,

A. Inspiration

B. Motivation

C. Active engagement

D. Politics

Question 11 of 20

Expert power does not rely on _________ (Goncalves, 2013).

A. Competency in a specific skill set

B. Proficiency in specialization

C. Formal position/Job title

D. Technical knowledge

Question 12 of 20

__________ power is power based on accepted authority such
as title or official position.

A. Expert

B. Legitimate

C. Referent

D. Coercive

Question 13 of 20

____________ power is power based on force and ability to
punish others.

A. Expert

B. Legitimate

C. Referent

D. Coercive

Question 14 of 20

______________ power results in employees doing what is
asked to receive desired positive benefits or access to resources (Goncalves,

A. Reward


C. Legitimate

D. Referent

Question 15 of 20

______________ power is gained by association between the
persons exercising power and some icon that actually wields influence and power
(Goncalves, 2013).

A. Referent

B. Legitimate

C. Coercive

D. Expert

Question 16 of 20

Workplace politics can result in all of the following,

A. Increase absenteeism

B. Increase moral

C. Increase in turnover

D. Increase in stress

Question 17 of 20

Leadership within organizations is only attainable through
the combination and use of _____ and ______ (Goncalves, 2013).

A. Fear and reprisal

B. Power and authority

C. Rational and persuasion

D. Charisma and information

Question 18 of 20

____________is a way to exert influence over people through
force of character (Goncalves, 2013).

A. Inspirational appeal

B. Charisma

C. Collaboration

D. Consultation

Question 19 of 20

________is a source of stress that has adverse effects on
employee outcomes (Chang, Rosen, Siemieniec & Johnson 2012).

A. Impression management

B. Influence tactics

C. Perceptions of organizational politics

D. Contingency approach

Question 20 of 20

.______________ is an action used intentionally to influence
or change the attitude or behavior of someone else.

A. Influence tactics

B. Exchange tactics

C. Rational persuasion

D. Proactive influence