XMGT 230 Week 7 Knowledge Check


1.Which of the models of organization structure depends most heavily on appropriate communication and coordination between subsidiaries? 1.   The global model 2.   The international model 3.   The multinational model 4.   The transnational model 2.What type of organization is âmarked by an absence of prejudice,discrimination, and low levels of intergroup conflict?â 1.   Diverse 2.   Mechanistic 3.   Pluralistic 4.   Multicultural 3.The assumption that there is âonly one wayâ and that no other way of living should be recognized, illustrates which diversity assumption? 1.   Homogeneity 2.   Similarity 3.   Ethnocentrism 4.   Parochialism 4.Supervisory leadership is behavior that provides 1.   purpose and meaning to the organization 2.   support and corrective feedback 3.   guidance and vision for the future D.collaboration with others to initiatechanges. 5.At a restaurant where your friend works, the manager has a lot of power over the workers. She has the responsibility of scheduling workers and assigning projects during each shift. Employees who have performed poorly on their shifts tend to get scheduled for the unpopular weekend shifts and the worst shift duties. This manager seems to use a high degree of 1.   legitimate power 2.   negative power 3.   coercive power 4.   referent power 6.Legitimate power is described as power that exists by having 1.   control over punishments 2.   control over rewards 3.   the authority to tell others what to do 4.   expertise 7.A leadership perspective that attempts to identify what effective leaders do and the behaviors they exhibit is referred to as the 1.   behavioral approach 2.   trait approach 3.   transformational leadership 4.   strategic approach 8.A leader that supports other individuals as part of improving the organization is best described as a 1.   bridge leader 2.   visionary leader 3.   compassionate leader 4.   servant leader 15.A person who has a special ability to generate excitement and revitalize organizations is known as a 1.   transactional leader 2.   situational leader 3.   transformational leader 4.   charismatic leader 0 11 9.According to Bateman and Snell (2011), which of the following highlights the importance of leader behaviors, not just toward the group as a whole, but toward individuals on a personal level? 1.   The Vroom model of decision-making 2.   Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) theory 3.   The trait approach to leadership 4.   Blake & Mouton’s Leadership Grid 10.Robin Errington has been frustrated at work. Robin’s boss, for whatever reason, never makes decisions. If anything is to be accomplished, Robin and her coworkers just choose what they think is best. Robin’s boss has a decision style that should be labeled 1.   autocratic 2.   non-performance 3.   employee centered 4.   laissez-faire 11.Which of the following statements is true regarding decision styles? A.Laissez-faire style results in higher performance B.Democratic style results in positive attitudes C.Autocratic style results in lower performance 1.   Democratic style is the most efficient 12.According to leader behavior research, including studies at Ohio State and Michigan, the ideal leader 1.   is both autocratic and democratic 2.   is neither autocratic nor democratic C.engages in both task performance and group maintenance behaviors D.relies on the situation to dictate his/her behavior 13.What leadership approach focuses on maintaining good relationships between the leader and the employee and works well for leaders with high-LPC (least preferred coworker) scores? 1.   Social and charismatic leadership 2.   Expectancy-value model to leadership 3.   Relationship-motivated leadership 4.   Task-oriented leadership 14.What is a situational model that focuses on the participative dimension of leadership, or how leaders go about making decisions? 1.   Vroom model 2.   Path-goal model 3.   Fiedler’s contingency model 4.   Leader substitutes model