MGT 460 Week 3 – Quiz

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MGT 460 Week 3 – Quiz

 

Question 1

 

1 / 1 pts

What type of question is focused on understanding how a candidate may behave in a hypothetical situation:

 

Behaviorally-based

 

Job-related

 

Job knowledge

 

 

Situational

 

Question 2

 

1 / 1 pts

One-to-one leadership requires competencies that support…

 

Distributing and explaining corporate financial reports to employees

 

Time management

 

Setting parameters and controls over human resource practices

 

 

Performance management

 

Question 3

 

1 / 1 pts

A Win-Win approach to conflict management is best described as:

 

Using whatever strategies or techniques seem appropriate to get what you want, even if it is at the expense of the other party.

 

Being willing to sacrifice what you want if it means the other party gets what they want.

 

Not addressing conflict even if it means no one really gets what they want.

 

 

Using  whatever strategies and techniques you can to develop a solution that lets everyone get what they want.

 

Question 4

 

1 / 1 pts

Which would not be considered a developmental assignment?

 

Being given a highly visible task that is important to the organization’s success

 

 

Being given feedback and asked to use it to improve one’s performance

 

Leading a start-up—for instance, a new support department or line of business

 

Opening a new office

 

Question 5

 

1 / 1 pts

With regard to feedback, a leader should…

 

Be clear about what characteristics a subordinate possesses that are dysfunctional

 

 

Ask others for feedback

 

Provide reports to each subordinate so that subordinates can compare their performance to others

 

Let subordinates know when they do not have the capability to improve their performance

 

Question 6

 

1 / 1 pts

What is the best strategy for making recognition an effective motivator?

 

Recognize only the people who had substantial input to accomplishing a goal

 

Waiting until you are certain that the goal has been achieved

 

Giving a cash bonus

 

 

Recognizing everyone involved in an accomplishment, even those in the back office who were behind the scenes

 

Question 7

 

1 / 1 pts

When selecting a candidate for hire, the best predictor of performance is:

 

Motivation

 

Personality

 

Work experience

 

Cognitive ability

 

Question 8

 

1 / 1 pts

Leaders are good mentors when they…

 

Tell mentees how they can succeed

 

Help mentees know that they are evaluated independently of others

 

Judge whether mentees’ ideas are good or bad in the context of the organization

 

 

Provide mentees with honest feedback and perceptions