Which of the following approaches to leadership studies how contextual factors affect leadership processes?. Question:
1 Which of the following approaches to leadership studies how contextual factors affect leadership processes?
2 __________ refers to the degree to which an organization’s management focuses on results rather than on the processes used to achieve them.
3 The __________ explains how a leader’s followers perceive their ability to influence important events.
4 Chloe works as an editor in a publishing firm. Her workload starts increasing when the firm receives a couple of projects with tight deadlines. Despite her persistent requests, the firm’s management refuses to give her more time or hire new editors. Disillusioned with the firm’s conduct, she decides to resign from the firm and search for a new job. In this scenario, Chloe displays a(n) __________ response to job dissatisfaction.
5 Which of the following types of organizational change is organic in nature and is often guided by individuals who do not always occupy positions of significant authority in an organization?
6 An advantage of departmentalizing jobs by function is that:
7 Neil, a production manager in a manufacturing plant, is notorious for being indifferent to his subordinates. When Liz, one of his subordinates, reports to him about the safety risks arising from a faulty machine, he completely ignores her concerns. Leslie, another subordinate, who raises a personal issue, faces the same treatment. Over the course of time, Neil’s attitude disappoints the laborers and the rate of attrition increases drastically. In this scenario, Neil engages in __________.
8 Dean and Jill are the interview candidates considered for the post of senior accountant at Tyron Associates, an accounting firm. During the final round of interview, both of them inform Tyron’s management about their inability to work full time for the firm because of family obligations. Considering their skills and limitations, Tyron’s management offers them an alternate work arrangement. It gives Dean and Jill the option to work two and a half days every week and jointly complete 40 working hours. Each of them would receive half the salary the firm would usually pay an accountant who works for 40 hours a week. Dean and Jill accept the offer as the arrangement suits their requirements and expectations. Which of the following alternative job arrangements does Tyron’s management offer in this scenario?
9 Which of the following statements is true of power?
10 In the context of communication, the term channel refers to:
11 According to the Big Five Personality Model, __________ is a personality dimension describing someone who is gregarious, assertive, and sociable.
12 Work groups are different from work teams in that they:
13 A limitation of approaching leadership as a group process is that:
14 Which of the following purposes of communication is served when employees communicate any work-related grievance to their superiors?