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Leadership Theory Ch. 4 Behavioral Approach
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Which of the components on Blake & Mouton's Leadership Grid has low concern for interpersonal relationships and high concern for task accomplishment?
I am managing four staff members at a fast food chain. I assign tasks each work shift and check back regularly to see that work has been done. I talk some with my staff about outside interests but only after the work is done. My behavior would plot on the Blake & Mouton's Leadership Grid at what point?
A leader who places low emphasis on job requirements and low emphasis on people is displaying
A leader who compromises and swallows convictions for the good of the team is using
Which point on the Leadership Grid is focused nearly exclusively on task accomplishment?
Help group members feel comfortable with each other
The central purpose of the behavioral approach is
To explain how task and relationship behaviors influence followers
The University of Michigan studies explored how leadership functioned in
Which research group labeled relationship behaviors "consideration"?
Ohio State studies
Jonisha enjoys interacting with the team members she supervises. She is employing
The behavioral approach
Describes leader behaviors
Your boss tries to create a positive work environment while also instructing employees about what tasks to do and when they should be completed. This is an example of
Medium-task, medium-relationship behaviors
Jack is a manager of a restaurant. He is very concerned with making employees happy.
Jim is a country club manager
Which of the following behaviors isassociated with the opportunistic leadership style?
The leader shifts his or her style to gain personal advantage
__________ refers to a leader who uses any combination of the basic five styles for the purpose of personal advancement.
Which of the components on Blake & Mouton's Leadership Grid has high concern for interpersonal relationships and low concern for task accomplishment?
I get involved with my team and create a positive environment while directing daily operations and keeping results of the team high. I am using
Which of the following is a strength of the behavioral approach?
The research identifies two distinct, intersecting leader behaviors
The impoverished leader behavior is an example of low-task, high-relationship leadership.
The behavioral approach has not been validated by a wide range of studies.
Assisting group members in building cohesiveness is primarily a relationship behavior.
The behavioral approach is similar to trait approach in that it identifies leader qualities that followers perceive to be leadership characteristics.
The initial University of Michigan studies presented
Employee orientation and production orientation as two ends of a single continuum
Opportunistic leaders can be described as adaptable and strategic.
The style approach is prescriptive, pointing out preferred leadership behaviors.
A strength of the style approach is that it expanded the concept of leadership to include more than traits and skills.
Which style of leadership tends to avoid disagreement?
All of the above
According to the Ohio State studies, initiating structure and consideration behavior are two independent constructs.
A criticism of the style approach is that
It has failed to find a universally effective style of leadership
Paternalistic leaders can be described as traditional and sexist
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