Question 1 of 20
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Abilities tend to be:

A. stable over an extended period of time.

B. related to culture.

C. based on values.

D. related to leadership.

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Question 2 of 20
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Individual difference characteristics affect a person’s behavior most when:

A. the situation provides clear guidelines.

B. the situation is loosely structured.

C. the person is strong willed.

D. the person is flexible.

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Question 3 of 20
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Which one of the following influences a person’s value system?

A. abilities

B. skills

C. leadership

D. culture

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Question 4 of 20
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Which one of the following have been found to be relatively universal values?

A. Individuality and individual dignity

B. Personal achievement and performance

C. Fairness and honesty

D. Desire for recognition and rewards

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Question 5 of 20
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Older generations in Western Europe and the U.S. tend to __________ than younger generation.

A. bemore suspicioius of authoriy

B. have a stronger sense of cultural superiority

C. be more independent

D. be more tied to their parents and family members

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Question 6 of 20
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A __________ view of ethics suggests that what is right or wrong depends on the situation.

A. universalist

B. contingency

C. relativist

D. cultural

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Question 7 of 20
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United States laws forbid business people to bribe others even in cultures where bribery is expected or necessary. This approach to ethics reflects a __________ view of ethics.

A. universalist

B. contingency

C. relativist

D. cultural

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Question 8 of 20
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Marta has just been appointed to a top level executive position in her company. Which of the following leadership skills is she most likely to need and use?

A. technical

B. interpersonal

C. conceptual

D. organizational

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Question 9 of 20
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Which of the Big Five personality dimensions is most strongly correlated to job performance?

A. concientiousness

B. emotional intelligence

C. openness to experience

D. agreeableness

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Question 10 of 20
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__________ is the Big Five personality dimension that is important in jobs such as management that require social interaction.

A. Emotional intelligence

B. Extraversion

C. Openness to experience

D. Agreeableness

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Question 11 of 20
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Locus of control is an indicator of:

A. how much control a person needs.

B. how much contril a person feels he/she has.

C. the control level of leaders.

D. control available in the situation.

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Question 12 of 20
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Which of the following best describe Type As?

A. Type As are strategic thinkers who are proactive.

B. Type As try to do more in less time.

C. Type As are willing to cut corners to achieve their goals.

D. Type As are good at persuading others.

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Question 13 of 20
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The leader’s power increases when employees:

A. are motivated.

B. comply with her decisions.

C. do not resist a decision.

D. are committed to her decisions.

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Question 14 of 20
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Research about the effect of power distribution suggests that:

A. centralized power allows organizations to perform well.

B. concentrated power can be detrimental to performance.

C. leaders often give up their power willingly.

D. power sharing works well in most cultures.

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Question 15 of 20
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Individuals with __________ power can influence others because they are liked and respected.

A. legitimate

B. referent

C. informational

D. reward

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Question 16 of 20
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__________ is one of the influence tactics that rely on all sources of personal power.

A. Pressure

B. Personal appeal

C. Consultation

D. Rational persuasion

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Question 17 of 20
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The concept of __________ suggests that teams gain power based on their ability to remove obstacles for others.

A. strategic contingencies

B. shared power

C. empowerment

D. coalition building

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Question 18 of 20
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A team leader focuses on assuring that his team members have the latest expertise not available elsewhere in the organization. He is using which organizational source of power to assure that his team has power?

A. centrality

B. organicity

C. substitutability

D. coalition building

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Question 19 of 20
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The key organizational factor in abuse of power is:

A. a decentralized structure.

B. the organizational culture.

C. the leadership succession plan.

D. the training and development plan.

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Question 20 of 20
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The underlying theme of empowerment is:

A. delegating all power to employees.

B. sharing power with those who need it to perform their job.

C. setting goals that everyone can achieve easily.

D. centralizing decision making in the team.

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Question 1 of 20
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Abilities tend to be:

A. stable over an extended period of time.

B. related to culture.

C. based on values.

D. related to leadership.

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Question 2 of 20
5.0 Points
Individual difference characteristics affect a person’s behavior most when:

A. the situation provides clear guidelines.

B. the situation is loosely structured.

C. the person is strong willed.

D. the person is flexible.

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Question 3 of 20
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Which one of the following influences a person’s value system?

A. abilities

B. skills

C. leadership

D. culture

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Question 4 of 20
5.0 Points
Which one of the following have been found to be relatively universal values?

A. Individuality and individual dignity

B. Personal achievement and performance

C. Fairness and honesty

D. Desire for recognition and rewards

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Question 5 of 20
5.0 Points
Older generations in Western Europe and the U.S. tend to __________ than younger generation.

A. bemore suspicioius of authoriy

B. have a stronger sense of cultural superiority

C. be more independent

D. be more tied to their parents and family members

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Question 6 of 20
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A __________ view of ethics suggests that what is right or wrong depends on the situation.

A. universalist

B. contingency

C. relativist

D. cultural

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Question 7 of 20
5.0 Points
United States laws forbid business people to bribe others even in cultures where bribery is expected or necessary. This approach to ethics reflects a __________ view of ethics.

A. universalist

B. contingency

C. relativist

D. cultural

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Question 8 of 20
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Marta has just been appointed to a top level executive position in her company. Which of the following leadership skills is she most likely to need and use?

A. technical

B. interpersonal

C. conceptual

D. organizational

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Question 9 of 20
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Which of the Big Five personality dimensions is most strongly correlated to job performance?

A. concientiousness

B. emotional intelligence

C. openness to experience

D. agreeableness

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Question 10 of 20
5.0 Points
__________ is the Big Five personality dimension that is important in jobs such as management that require social interaction.

A. Emotional intelligence

B. Extraversion

C. Openness to experience

D. Agreeableness

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Question 11 of 20
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Locus of control is an indicator of:

A. how much control a person needs.

B. how much contril a person feels he/she has.

C. the control level of leaders.

D. control available in the situation.

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Question 12 of 20
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Which of the following best describe Type As?

A. Type As are strategic thinkers who are proactive.

B. Type As try to do more in less time.

C. Type As are willing to cut corners to achieve their goals.

D. Type As are good at persuading others.

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Question 13 of 20
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The leader’s power increases when employees:

A. are motivated.

B. comply with her decisions.

C. do not resist a decision.

D. are committed to her decisions.

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Question 14 of 20
5.0 Points
Research about the effect of power distribution suggests that:

A. centralized power allows organizations to perform well.

B. concentrated power can be detrimental to performance.

C. leaders often give up their power willingly.

D. power sharing works well in most cultures.

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Question 15 of 20
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Individuals with __________ power can influence others because they are liked and respected.

A. legitimate

B. referent

C. informational

D. reward

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Question 16 of 20
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__________ is one of the influence tactics that rely on all sources of personal power.

A. Pressure

B. Personal appeal

C. Consultation

D. Rational persuasion

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Question 17 of 20
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The concept of __________ suggests that teams gain power based on their ability to remove obstacles for others.

A. strategic contingencies

B. shared power

C. empowerment

D. coalition building

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Question 18 of 20
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A team leader focuses on assuring that his team members have the latest expertise not available elsewhere in the organization. He is using which organizational source of power to assure that his team has power?

A. centrality

B. organicity

C. substitutability

D. coalition building

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Question 19 of 20
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The key organizational factor in abuse of power is:

A. a decentralized structure.

B. the organizational culture.

C. the leadership succession plan.

D. the training and development plan.

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Question 20 of 20
5.0 Points
The underlying theme of empowerment is:

A. delegating all power to employees.

B. sharing power with those who need it to perform their job.

C. setting goals that everyone can achieve easily.

D. centralizing decision making in the team.

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