What Is the Impact of Leadership?91 What are your beliefs and understandings about how top leaders influence organizational performance? To learn about your beliefs, please answer whether each item below is Mostly True or Mostly False based on your personal beliefs. Mostly True The quality of leadership is the most important influence on the performance of an organization _______ _______ People in top-level leadership positions have the power to make or break an organization. _______ _______ Most activities in an organization have little to do with the decisions or activitiesof the top leaders _______ _______ Even in a bad economy, a good leader can prevent a company from doing poorly. _______ _______ A company cannot do well unless it has high-quality leadership at the top. _______ _______ High-quality versus low-quality leadership has a bigger impact on a firm's performance than does the business environment _______ _______ Poor organizational performance is often due to factors beyond the control of even the best leaders _______ _______ Eventually, bad leadership at the top will trigger poor organizational performance _______ _______ Leaders typically should not be held responsible for a firm's poor performance _______ _______

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Richard L. Daft
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
ISBN: 9781305969308

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Chapter 15, Problem 9EE
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What Is the Impact of Leadership?91 What are your beliefs and understandings about how top leaders influence organizational performance? To learn
about your beliefs, please answer whether each item below is Mostly True or Mostly False based on your personal beliefs.

                                                         Mostly   True

  1. The quality of leadership is the most important influence on the performance of
  2. an organization                                                          _______    _______

  • People in top-level leadership positions have the power to make or break an organization.                                                         _______   _______
  • Most activities in an organization have little to do with the decisions or activitiesof the top leaders                                                         _______   _______
  • Even in a bad economy, a good leader can prevent a company from doing poorly.                                                         _______   _______
  • A company cannot do well unless it has high-quality leadership at the top.                                                         _______   _______
  • High-quality versus low-quality leadership has a bigger impact on a firm's performance than does the business environment                                                         _______   _______
  • Poor organizational performance is often due to factors beyond the control of
  • even the best leaders                                                         _______   _______

  • Eventually, bad leadership at the top will trigger poor organizational performance                                                         _______   _______
  • Leaders typically should not be held responsible for a firm's poor performance                                                         _______   _______
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