Multiple Choice Questions for Leadership Management

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Test Bank Description of the Test Bank This test bank consists of 300 multiple-choice items grouped by chapter and topic. Most of the items were selected from the test bank used with the prior edition of the book, but some are new and some are revisions of earlier items. The test items measure specific knowledge about the concepts, theories, research findings, and action guidelines in this edition of the book. Most items deal with major concepts and issues rather than with trivial or obscure points. However, the items are not intended to measure the ability to evaluate, synthesize, or integrate the material. To assess this type of knowledge, it is necessary to supplement the objective exams with other measures such as essay exams…show more content…
some traits improve the chance of being effective, but their relative importance depends on the situation d. the trait approach provides no useful insights about effective leadership 2. What is the most accurate conclusion about traits and success as a manager? a. managers with a personalized power orientation are seldom effective b. managers with a socialized power orientation are usually effective c. managers with a socialized power orientation are more likely to be effective than managers with a personalized power orientation d. managers with strong power motivation are usually effective, regardless of which type of orientation they have 3. In the study of managerial assessment at AT&T, what type of skill was least useful for predicting rate of advancement twenty years later? a. technical skill b. interpersonal skill c. cognitive skill d. administrative skill 4. What was not found in the longitudinal study of managers at AT&T? a. advancement was faster if a manager was given easy assignments the first few years b. advancement was faster for managers with strong oral communication skill c. advancement was faster for managers with strong ambition to advance d. advancement 20 years later was predicted by assessment scores in the first year 5. Which of the following traits did Miner find was least important for managerial success? a. desire to exercise power b. willingness to do routine administrative

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