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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  Managers provide two important ingredients that provide an environment for groups to function and succeed: structure and content.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

2:  Structure, as it relates to leadership, involves
A: planning
B: resource allocation
C: controlling
D: influencing
E: all of the above

3:  Context, as it relates to leadership, involves all the following, except:
A: support
B: communication
C: professional satisfaction
D: planning
E: 0

4:  The macro perspective of leadership provides a more detailed examination of the leader, the external enviornment, and the situation.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

5:  Transactional behaviors are largely oriented toward accomplishing the task at hand and maintaining good relations with those working with the leader by exchanging promises of rewards for performance.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

6:  Transformational leaders, often referred to as change agents, influence members through a variety of mechanisms, including but not limited to intellectual, emotional, and behavioral processes of the followers.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

7:  Transactional leadership is all about change, innovation, improvement, and entrepreneurship through vision and inspiration
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

8:  Transactional and transformational leader approaches are clearly oppositional.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

9:  Characteristics of transactional leadership include all the following, except:
A: contingent reward
B: management by exception (active)
C: laissez-faire
D: management by exception (passive)
E: inspirational

10:  Characteristics of transformational leadership include:
A: Charisma
B: Inspiration
C: Intellectual
D: Individulaized Consideration
E: all of the above

11:  In general terms, transformational leadership is directed toward task accomplishment and the maintenance of good relations between the leader and subordinates through consideration of performance and reward and transactional leadership is directed toward the influence and management of institutional change and innovation through revitalization and vision
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

12:  The distinctive characteristic contrasting and differentiating transactional from transformational leadership is that there is no lasting purpose that holds leaders and followers together.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

13:  The contradictory view of transformational leadership provided by Kotter (1995) should be ignored in that contrasting views do little to promote organizational leadership.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

14:  Symbolic leaders interpret and reinterpret experiences, developing the capacity to impart purpose and meaning.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

15:  . The healthcare industry, especially as it applies to nursing, provides little recognition or tangible reward for exceptional performance.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

16:  The most frequently identified characteristics of transformational leadership (Chaffee, 2001) include all the following, except:
A: Management of Attention: the ability to get the attention of a group through a compelling vision that brings others to a place they have not been before.
B: Management of Meaning: the ability to make a vision clear to others and the ability to communicate ideas and create meaning.
C: Management by Exception (a passive approach): Intervenes only if standards are not met.
D: Management of Trust: the ability to inspire trust through reliability and constancy.
E: Management of Self: knowing one's skills and deploying them effectively.

17:  According to Bennis and Nanus (1985), leaders are people who do things right and managers are people who do the right things.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

18:  World-class healthcare organizations, created through transformational leadership and change, will support the implementation of nurse case-management programs; the infusion of new technology will be embraced as beneficial to the quality of services provided; client education and alternate therapies will be evaluated and incorporated for appropriate delivery and use
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

19:  All charismatic leaders exhibit the following characteristics, except:
A: high levels of self confidence
B: trust in subordinates
C: high expectations of subordinates
D: a focus on ethical concerns
E: ideological visions

20:  ________________ focuses on traits that people consider when they characterize a person as a leader.
A: Servant Leadership
B: Charismatic Leadership
C: Attribution Leadership
D: Symbolic Leadership
E: Transformational Leadership

21:  Visionary leaders seek out similar perspectives and values to reinforce their vision to better align the viewpoints of those affected by impending change.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

22:  A servant leader values others' strengths and talents and encourages the use of these strengths and talents for the betterment of the organization.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

23:  Instrumental to the implementation of servant leadership are three components of performance coaching:Performance planning, day-to-day coaching, and performance evaluation.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

24:  Emotional intelligence (EI) has five distinct characteristics, which include all the following, except:
A: self-­awareness
B: self-management or regulation
C: acceptance of change
D: self-motivation
E: empathy or social awareness

25:  Although EI is important, an individual's IQ is a better predictor of success in both personal and professional endeavors.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

26:  Essay Question: Explain the similarities and differences between transactional and transformational leadership approaches.

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