Monday, 16 November 2015


Click below link for Answers

PSYC 305 Midterm

1. (TCO 2) Historically, researchers have focused upon two main theories of leadership effectiveness: _____ and ____.

2. (TCO 2) Vince Lombardi had a _____ personality; his followers' goal was to be equal to their understanding of his ____.
3. (TCO 2) Regarding the importance of enthusiasm for leadership effectiveness, _____ said, "Good work is never done in cold blood; heat is needed to forge anything. Every great achievement is the story of a flaming heart."
4. (TCO 2) ____, ____, and _____ are traits found in charismatic leaders.
5. (TCO 2) Successful leaders today function more as _____ and ____, and less as ______ and ____.
6. (TCO 2) If you have _____ intelligence, you have the ability to deal with people; if you have musical-rhythmic intelligence, you appreciate _____ and ____.
7. (TCO 2) Increasingly, the American workplace is becoming ____, ____, and ____.
8. (TCO 2) _____ describes how difficult the leader's job can be: "Since no important decision ever pleases everyone in an organization, the leader must also absorb the displeasure, and sometimes the severe hostility, of those who would have taken a different course
9. (TCO 2) Qualities of transformational leaders include
10. (TCO 2) An important factor in determining leadership effectiveness is _____ based on preferred styles of leading and following
11. (TCO 5) The _____ reports U.S. companies are experiencing _____ results using quality improvement efforts to improve business performance
1. (TCO 2) Ghiselli identified six traits as being important for effective leadership. Which of the following is not one of them?
2. (TCO 2) Todd McFarlane's leadership success could be traced to
3. (TCO 3) Gandhi, the Indian spiritual and political leader, believed that effective leaders ____, not ____.
4. (TCO 3) Employee participation has been shown to have a _____ impact on business success
5. (TCO 5) _____ created the 14 Steps to Quality
6. (TCO 3) The servant leader shows commitment to his or her people through all of the following except ____.
7. (TCO 3) Through _____ and ____, the older community passes on ethics to young people
8. (TCO 5) The self-fulfilled person possesses all of the following except:
9. (TCO 5) Maslow identified all of the following as characteristics of a self-actualized person except
10. (TCO 5) Satisfaction of needs progresses according to the following sequence
11. (TCO 3) Beliefs and values of the participative leader include
1. (TCO 5) Characteristics of the self-fulfilled person include
2. (TCO 5) When survival needs are satisfied and a person feels fairly secure, the need to give and receive _____ normally emerges
3. (TCO 1) Daniel Goleman explains that although _____ are important for effective leadership, _____ is essential.
4. (TCO 5) The importance of motivation is suggested by findings that most people believe they could give as much as _____ to _____ percent more effort at work than they now do with no one, including their own supervisors, recognizing any difference; and they also believe they could give _____ to _____ percent less effort with no one noticing any difference
5. (TCO 5) How to keep morale high in the leadership ranks includes
6. (TCO 5) If less than _______ percent of your job is enjoyable, there is a morale problem.
7. (TCO 5) Participative leadership, which has been employed by many supervisors and managers to build employee morale and achieve high performance, has its roots in:
8. (TCO 5) Unempowered is to empowered as:
9. (TCO 5)

(1) Describe and explain five principles of an empowered workplace.
(2) Explain how one-way communication can affect employees’ morale and productivity.
10. (TCO 1,4)

Understanding why people do what they do is the basis for leading and managing people.

(1) Using the nine points about motivation from our book, please explain how employee motivation and company success are related. (7 points)
(2) Explain how unsatisfied needs can be harmful to an individual and give an example from your own experience. Provide an example of such a situation and describe how people with unsatisfied needs might impact an organization. (8 points)
(3) Describe five ways a leader might motivate employees. (5points)


Click below link for Answers

© Copyright 2015 Work Bank Theme by Workbank