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1

What is an example of internal change?

Terrorism

Demographics

Strategies

Management style

Management style

2

What really counts in police work?

Integrity

Virtue

Character

Ethics

Character

3

What occurs once a vision and mission statement have been developed by the staff of the various work units?

Constancy of vision is established

Constancy of values and purposes

Ownership and accountability

The vision and mission are implemented

Constancy of vision is established

4

What should we do before we deploy our strategy?

Diagnose the well being

Have milestones or goals set for ourselves

Complete the guiding policy phase

Have coherent actions established

Have milestones or goals set for ourselves

5

What technology is being used by police agencies across the world?

Powerful digital surveillance cameras

Body worn cameras

Laptops

Traffic camera enforcement

Powerful digital surveillance cameras

6

How can a police agency counter or eliminate employees succumbing to temptations that are unethical or unlawful?

Better recruitment

Training

Better selection

All the above

All the above

7

Where can stated goals be pulled from?

Reports

Annual evaluations

Mission statement

Annual report

Annual report

8

What can the incessant and avalanching changes alter?

Changes in the vision

How the goal will be implemented

Increased comprehension of the characteristics that insightful strength-based leaders share

How to implement departmental goals in the face of the chronic and random changes

How the goal will be implemented

9

What exacerbates our problem in dealing with ethical dilemmas?

a. Our ability to rationalize

b. Our ability to shift accountability

c. Our increased anxiety

d. Both a and b

d. Both a and b

10

When a vision is cast as a mission statement, what do they combat?

Randomness and ambiguity

Ownership and accountability

Shared responsibility

Values and purposes

Randomness and ambiguity

11

What is a goal?

Something that provides guidance

Something we hope for in the future

A vision that is more finite and time-certain

Official statements

Something we hope for in the future

12

What is one of the differences between COMPSTAT and its manual predecessors?

It has intentionally fostered teamwork

It is real time

It does not measure performance

All of the above

It is real time

13

Why is Approach 1 used?

Need for constancy of values and purpose

Accountability

Define a set of values to be lived

Defining and setting operational goals

Define a set of values to be lived

14

What must a vision have so it will not remain an ignored and lofty set of well-intentioned values and purposes that fail to materialize?

A shared beginning and ending

Shared ownership and accountability

Ownership

A mission and a strategy

A shared beginning and ending

15

When the changes are altered, a police leader must think ______.

Quickly

Creatively

Strategically

Confidently

Strategically

16

What does a strong leadership from police management do?

Does not allow individual visions

Empowers those close to police work

Steals accountability from those below

Creates vision-driven mission statements

Steals accountability from those below

17

What is the key to a police agency’s survival and success?

How well a police agency negotiates the hurdles of change

If we act as we should

Having integrity

Having clarity

How well a police agency negotiates the hurdles of change

18

Strategic thinking is a type of mental tool for making better choices about what?

How the goal will be implemented

How to implement department goals

Daydreaming or casual reflection

Where we want to go and what we will be like when we get there

How to implement department goals

19

A leader must be _______.

Confident

Persistent

Clear

Creative

Clear

20

What should you look for to spot a bad strategy?

Lots of positivity

Lots of negativity

No clear vision

Obstacles

Lots of positivity


"Here's how to spot a bad strategy. Look for:
List of things to do
Blue-sky
Active avoidance
Template-style leadership
Lots of positivity"

21

What kind of objectives offer no clue on the link between the challenge and the action?

Strategic

Operational

Blue-sky

None of the above

Blue-sky

22

What carries out the guiding policy?

Vision

Diagnosis

Action

Coherent action

Coherent action

23

When do police employees become more devoted to building a mission statement for the entire police organization?

When the whole department is engaged and enriched

When they have crafted a shared vision for their department

When the shared meaning begins to bind the organization together

When they have an opportunity to actively create a vision

When they have crafted a shared vision for their department

24

In the research conducted by Brown and Buckingham, what did the vast majority rate the number one pair of fears and needs?

Chaos and authority

Insignificance and respect

Future and clarity

Outsider and community

Future and clarity

25

Which blinder causes police supervisors to refuse to consider wild alternatives and ideas?

Fear and self-doubt

Dependence on rules and conformance

Entertaining new ideas enthusiastically

Narrow-minded dedication to practicality and efficiency

Narrow-minded dedication to practicality and efficiency

26

Which one is a behavior of an insightful strength-based leader?

Entertain new ideas enthusiastically

Resistance to and avoidance of change

Fixation on logic and hard data

Negotiating the hurdles of change

Entertain new ideas enthusiastically

27

Why will the use of a single goal result in poor performance?

No one measure can effectively evaluate whether a police agency is performing successfully

Police organizations respond to a vast array of constituencies

Employees become disgruntled

Lack of training

No one measure can effectively evaluate whether a police agency is performing successfully

28

Who has adopted and perfected the violent acts performed by foreign terrorists?

Criminals

Many gangs

Domestic terrorists

All the above

Many gangs

29

What is the supplemental nuance to civilization?

Cadre of volunteers

Volunteerism

Community-oriented policing

Fads

Volunteerism

30

What are the two inherent downsides to Approach 1?

Unilateral and vision thinking

Top down and bottom up

Constancy of change and mission statements

Ownership and implementation

Ownership and implementation