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1

1.Who gives police leaders credibility?


a.The organization


b.Their position


c.Their followers


d.Their boss

c.Their followers

2

1.Who chooses the leader?


a.The organization


b.The followers


c.The chain of command


d.The agency

b.The followers

3

1.Who selects the supervisor?


a.The organization


b.The followers


c.The chain of command


d.The agency

d.The agency

4

1.What are traits of a sloppy supervisor?


a.Keeping people in the dark


b.Micromanaging people


c.Wasting people’s time with trivia and reports


d.All of the above

d.All of the above

5

How are police agencies seeking ways of capitalizing on the strengths of all employees?


a.Through team leadership from the bottom up


b.Through team leadership at the top


c.By teaching team members how to be leaders


d.By attaining team leadership

b.Through team leadership at the top

6

1.Why is team leadership on the rise?


a.The problems our police organizations face today are tougher than ever


b.There has been a change in the management of police organizations


c.Both a and b


d.None of the above

c.Both a and b

7

1.What are the most difficult issues that a leadership team faces?


a.Cross-disciplinary or cross-functional


b.Terrorism


c.Cybercrime


d.All of the above

d.All of the above

8

1.What do team leaders instill in the work team?


a.Heart and passion


b.Spirit


c.Vision


d.All of the above

d.All of the above

9

1.What are the qualities of a police supervisor?


a.Police supervisors reinforce the idea that work accomplishment comes from great individual acts, rather than teamwork


b.Police supervisors want their subordinates to be independent


c.Police supervisors share their power and their success


d.Police supervisors are expected to choose self-interest over service

a.Police supervisors reinforce the idea that work accomplishment comes from great individual acts, rather than teamwork
and....
"-Police supervisors want their subordinates to rely on them.
-Police supervisors begin to own their power and their successes.
-Police supervisors are expected to choose service over self-interest, but it seems the choice is rarely made.
-Police supervisors attempt to recreate themselves in "their people" so that their style, beliefs, and actions are replicated."

10

1.What belief are we reluctant to let go of?


a.Feeling that we must dominate the outcomes


b.If we care for something, we must control it


c.Mentoring is not care taking


d.Accountability and empowerment go hand in hand

b.If we care for something, we must control it

11

1.What is the right to command?


a.Leadership


b.Supervision


c.Authority


d.Integrity

c.Authority

12

1.As a police supervisor, what grants you the right to reward and sanction the behavior of those who work for you?


a.Your position


b.The rewards


c.Sanctions


d.All of the above

d.All of the above

13

1.What are you attempting to influence when you exercise your authority?


a.Attitudes and behaviors of others


b.Morale and well being of your team


c.The satisfaction of being in control


d.Compliance and noncompliance of those you lead

a.Attitudes and behaviors of others

14

1.How do you know if your authority is working well?


a.If there is noncompliance which is sanctioned


b.If there is understanding


c.If they comply


d.All of the above

c.If they comply

15

1.What is your authority to reward based on?


a.The right to control rewards to others


b.The right to administer rewards to others


c.The right to control and administer rewards to others


d.Your position as a leader

c.The right to control and administer rewards to others

16

1.What is your authority to sanction based on?


a.The right to control punishment to others


b.The right to administer punishment to others


c.The right to control and administer punishment to others


d.Your position as a leader

c.The right to control and administer punishment to others

17

1.In a police agency, how does authority flow?


a.From the bottom up


b.From the top down


c.Across


d.Diagonal

a.From the bottom up

18

1.What comes with the right or authority to command?


a.Responsibility


b.Influence


c.The right to control or administer rewards and sanctions


d.All of the above

b.Influence

19

1.How do some police supervisors gain a significantly enhanced influence for achieving results?


a.By having authority and power


b.By developing their talent for leading others


c.By understanding their authority originates with their position


d.By strategically locating a group of employees towards a set goal

b.By developing their talent for leading others

20

1.How is power based?


a.Person-based


b.Position-based


c.Leader-based


d.Team-based

a.Person-based

21

1.Where is your power to lead others derived from?


a.Your authority


b.Your knowledge on being a leader


c.Expertise and example


d.Training and experience

c.Expertise and example

22

1.How is expert power acquired?


a.Decisions


b.Strengths


c.Vision and communication


d.All of the above

d.All of the above

23

1.How is referent power developed?


a.Ethics


b.Vision and teamwork


c.Emotional intelligence


d.All of the above

d.All of the above

24

1.What is referent power based on?


a.Person-based


b.Position-based


c.Leadership


d.Delegation

c.Leadership

25

1.What is the capacity to command?


a.Power


b.Leadership


c.Authority


d.Emotional intelligence

a.Power

26

1.What do all police supervisors have, but not all police supervisors use?


a.Power


b.Leadership


c.Authority


d.Emotional intelligence

a.Power

27

1.Who surfaces in an organization to fill a one-time or ongoing need?


a.Strengths-based leaders


b.Informal leaders


c.Team leaders


d.True leaders

b.Informal leaders

28

1.How is an informal leader extremely useful to a supervisor?


a.If a particular expertise is required


b.When the supervisor fails to establish followership


c.If the supervisor is inadequate


d.If they act in concert with and support the group’s goals

d.If they act in concert with and support the group’s goals

29

1.What is the key to the concept of leadership?


a.When the work team creates an informal leader


b.Understanding the purpose of an informal leader


c.To look at it as an influence process


d.Adapting to the goals of the team

c.To look at it as an influence process

30

1.What elements does leadership include?


a.The power base of the person and the authority of the position


b.Referent power and authority


c.Influence and the authority of the position


d.Expert power and referent power

a.The power base of the person and the authority of the position