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1

To which management process does leadership belong?

Staffing

2

Name two differences between leaders' and managers' approach to strategy.

Two of the below:
Leaders are more likely to...
- take risks
- make constructive use of conflict
- break rules

3

List four sources of leadership power identified by French and Raven

- Position power
- Reward power
- Expert power
- Referent power

4

Leaders with destructive behaviours and dysfunctional personalities (such as Hitler, Pol Pot and Stalin) are...

Toxic leaders

5

What are three features of transactional leadership?

- Contingent rewards
- Management by exception
- Laissez-faire

6

Charisma consists of...

... idealised influence and inspirational motivation

7

Describe two weaknesses of transformational leadership.

- It may not be relevant for all jobs
- Not all transformational leaders are good

8

What is the main idea of the LMX (leader-member exchange) theory?

The quality of relationship (between leaders and followers) influences follower behaviour

9

List two reasons why the concept of heroic leadership began to lose favour.

Any two of the below:
- There are too many people with such leadership qualities
- Some leaders don't help the organisation add value
- Leaders might transform situations for the worse
- Organisations are too big and complex to be led by one person

10

What alternative theory emerged from the doubts around heroic leadership?

Post-heroic leadership / distributed leadership

11

According to Fiedler's research, what would be the appropriate style in a situation where the leader has LITTLE or HIGH LEVELS of control?

Task-oriented style

12

According to Fiedler's research, what would be the appropriate style in a situation where the leader has MODERATE levels of control

Relationship oriented style