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1

What is the major responsibility of a police supervisor?

Team building

Decision making

Disciplining

Supervising

Decision making

2

What can cause as much harm or more than a poor decision?

Snap decision

Risky decision

Unplanned decision

No decision

No decision

3

What is the most important measure of leadership?

Being decisive

Having a good attitude

The ability to lead

Communication

Being decisive

4

What is a frequent complaint in police work?

Unfairness

Marginal supervisors

Indecisiveness

Burn out

Indecisiveness

5

What is the only thing worse than a bad decision?

Refusing to make a decision

Making a snap decision

Giving multiple solutions

Delegating the decision

Refusing to make a decision

6

As a police supervisor, what is the most critical part of your job?

Knowing when to delegate

Communicating with your subordinates

Making decisions

Training

Making decisions

7

What are the truly tough, risky, and confusing calls about?

People

Deployment

Training

Technological issues

People

8

How is your success as a police supervisor and leader measured?

Good decisions and good choices

Having the right people working with and for you

Being flexible

Timely and accurate choices

Timely and accurate choices

9

Our freedom and power to choose and our five intelligences, when opened, shape and drive our decisions. They are known as

Birth gifts

Free will

Mental intelligences

Being a good leader

Birth gifts

10

What is the essence of being a police supervisor and a leader?

Having free will

Being able to influence the choices of others

Being able to make decisions

Taking action

Being able to influence the choices of others

11

How do we exercise free will?

By being human

By being a leader

Through our values

Through our choices

Through our choices

12

What are we a product of?

Our genetics

Our choices

Our decisions

Our values

Our decisions

13

Why is the freedom and power to choose affirming to a police supervisor?

It exercises our free will

It excites a sense of potential and achievement

It holds us accountable

It allows us to influence others

It excites a sense of potential and achievement

14

Why can the freedom and power to choose make a leader anxious?

A sudden heightened awareness of responsibility

A sudden heightened awareness of accountability

It excites a sense of responsibility

It excites a sense of accountability

A sudden heightened awareness of responsibility

15

What does this freedom and responsibility produce?

Anxiety

Accountability

A heightened awareness of accountability

A stimulus and a need for a response

A stimulus and a need for a response

16

What lies in the space between the stimulus and response?

The power to choose our decisions

The power to choose our response

The power of free will

The power of our unconscious

The power to choose our response

17

What is functioning within this space?

Decisions about your character

Decisions about your attitude

Decisions about your values

Decisions about your situation

Decisions about your character

18

How a police supervisor uses his or her character within that space to evaluate the problem and make a decision determines what?

A good leader

A strength-based leader

The decisions

The quality of the decision

The quality of the decision

19

How do marginal police supervisors see their “space for choice”?

Important

Meaningless

Extensive

Limited

Limited

20

What determines the quantity and quality of your decisions?

The capacity of your space to make your decisions

The time allotted to make decisions

The manner in which you use your space

Having the opportunity to reflect and then choose your decision

The manner in which you use your space

21

What should each good decision start with?

Choices

Stimulus

Stop

Flexibility

Stop

22

How well we decide and act is highly susceptible to what influences?

Supervisors

Outside

Team leaders

Internal

Outside

23

How can our unconscious mind override our decision making?

Snap judgements

Snap decisions

Free will

Having a strong value system

Snap judgements

24

Watch your actions: they lead to _____.

Character

Habits

Words

Destiny

Habits

25

Which of these are included in the five intelligences?

Social

Maturity

Competency

Character

Social

26

How do the five intelligences shape our decisions?

By assisting us in make snap decisions

By controlling our thought process

By assisting in shaping our value system

By injecting themselves into the space

By injecting themselves into the space

27

When are our decisions slowed or confused?

When we overloaded

When we are overworked

When we are impaired

When we are tired

When we are impaired

28

What does a healthy clicking physical intelligence help produce?

Timely and accurate decisions

Timely and reliable decisions

Reliable and accurate decisions

Reliable and consistent decisions

Timely and reliable decisions

29

What is typically referred to as when we think or speak of “intelligence”?

Spiritual

Emotional

Mental

Physical

Mental

30

What most often determines our success in our career?

Mental intelligence

Emotional intelligence

Social intelligence

Physical intelligence

Emotional intelligence