All Questions
Filter by:
Question 1
Free
True/False

Three key interdependent strategic leadership activities are: designing the organization, determining its direction, and nurturing a culture dedicated to excellence and ethical behavior.

Choose correct answer/s

True

False

Check answer
Question 2
Free
True/False

Setting a direction is the leadership activity that involves developing a strategic vision of what the organization could become.

Choose correct answer/s

True

False

Check answer
Question 3
Free
True/False

The tendency of many individuals to invest further in decisions providing positive performance feedback is referred to as escalation.

Choose correct answer/s

True

False

Check answer
Question 4
Free
True/False

Behavioral barriers to change occur because of conflicts between departments, conflicts arising from power relationships, and refusal to share information.

Choose correct answer/s

True

False

Check answer
Question 5
Free
True/False

Leaders must draw on a range of personal skills as well as organizational mechanisms to move their organizations forward in the face of barriers to change.

Choose correct answer/s

True

False

Check answer
Question 6
True/False

People with strong self-awareness are overly critical and unrealistically optimistic and are well suited to run organizations because they will make good judgment calls.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 7
True/False

A key function of the leaders in a learning organization is to generate an organization-wide commitment to the status quo.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 8
True/False

Inspiring and motivating people with a mission or purpose is a necessary and sufficient condition for developing a learning organization.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 9
True/False

Internal benchmarking is discouraged in most organizations because it creates competition and internal rivalries that are counterproductive.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 10
True/False

Leaders who fail to institute proper systems and controls that facilitate ethical conduct share responsibility with those who conceive, execute, and knowingly benefit from corporate misdeeds.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 11
True/False

Ethical crises are bad for organization reputation, but they rarely have any financial consequences.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 12
True/False

Research supports that there are many potential benefits of an ethical organization, including that there is a strong and consistent relationship between ethical performance and measures of financial performance.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 13
True/False

A compliance-based approach to ethics management combines a concern for law with an emphasis on managerial responsibility for ethical behavior.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 14
True/False

There can be a high-integrity organization without high-integrity individuals.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 15
True/False

In integrity-based ethics programs, organizational ethics is seen as the responsibility of the employees.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 16
True/False

If leaders do not believe in the ethical standards that they are trying to inspire, they will not be effective as good role models.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 17
True/False

Codes of conduct help employees from diverse backgrounds to work more effectively across cultural backgrounds.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 18
True/False

Inappropriate reward systems may cause individuals to commit unethical acts.

Choose correct answer/s
True
False
To unlock the question
Question 19
Multiple Choice

Which of the following is an important characteristic of a leader?

Choose correct answer/s
A
strives to maintain the status quo
B
goal-oriented
C
reactive
D
focused on past performance
To unlock the question
Question 20
Multiple Choice

Which of the following statements about leadership is false?

Choose correct answer/s
A
Leadership is focused on the creation and implementation of a creative vision.
B
Leadership is the process of transforming organizations from what they are to what the leader would have them become.
C
Leaders work to build a status quo and seek control mechanisms to maintain it.
D
Effective implementation of strategy is essential for successful leadership.
To unlock the question