The __________ model of leadership style has been recommended by

Modern leadership theory recognizes that:

Question options:

the democratic style of leadership works well in all situations.

the charismatic style of leadership works well in all situations.

no single leadership style works well in all situations.

the democratic, or participative, leadership style is less likely to have positive results with U.S. employees.

Question 2

The __________ model of leadership style has been recommended by American research studies as the one most likely to have positive results with most U.S. employees.

Question options:

autocratic

self-protective

authoritarian

participative

Question 3

__________ research focused on how some people are motivated by internal aspirations and life goals, whereas others are primarily motivated by the job conditions.

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Abraham Maslow’s

Henry Mintzberg’s

Henri Fayol’s

Frederick Herzberg’s

Question 4

The critical factors necessary for successful leadership abroad have come to be known as the:

Question options:

global mindset.

cultural diversity.

global logistics.

cultural quotient.

Question 5

The continued prevalence of authoritative leadership in Russia has resulted in:

Question options:

the dissolution of the status quo.

flatter organizational structures.

increased participation of employees in the decision-making process.

vertically managed hierarchies.

Question 6

A study of average work hours in various countries conducted by Steers found that __________ worked longer hours and took fewer vacation days.

Question options:

Indonesians

Koreans

Japanese

British

Question 7

Which of the following is typical of the Mexican business culture?

Question options:

Self-leadership

Resistance to change

Bottom-up decision making

Flat organizational structure

Question 8

Mike Norris was assigned as a business manager at an American MNC’s Russian subsidiary. In order to motivate his subordinates, Mike delegated limited authority to some of them. However, it did not work out as he expected. Which of the following is most likely the reason behind the plan’s failure?

Question options:

Workers in Russia are less likely to use their own judgment in making decisions.

Workers in Russia prefer self-managed work teams.

The Russian culture is highly individualistic in nature.

The Russian culture is characterized by a low power distance.

Question 9

For most people, the basic meaning of work is tied to:

Question options:

subordinateship.

self-actualization needs.

group membership.

economic necessity.

Question 10

Which of the following is true with regard to Japanese workers?

Question options:

Japanese workers typically feel strong kinship to their employers.

Japanese workers do not consider friendship to be an integral part of the workplace.

Japanese workers are typically lazy and are not dedicated to group goals.

Japanese workers consider work to be less important in their lives compared to leisure.

Question 11

Which of the following is NOT one of the typical characteristics of a successful leader with a global mindset?

Question options:

High flexibility

Low cultural quotient

Emotional resilience

Personal autonomy

Question 12

Low power distance implies that:

Question options:

people would be more motivated by teamwork and relations with peers.

most people would be more comfortable with the traditional division of work and roles.

people would be more likely to prefer an autocratic leadership style.

most people would be more comfortable with a clear distinction between managers and subordinates rather than with a blurring of decision-making responsibility.

Question 13

Which of the following is one of the typical roles managers on international assignments must often play to enhance leadership effectiveness?

Question options:

Manager of the local firm

Cultural representative of the neighboring country

Cultural representative of the host country

Representative of competing firms

Question 14

Which of the following is true about highly feminine cultures?

Question options:

People are more comfortable with the traditional division of work and roles.

People are motivated by risky opportunities for variety and fast-track advancement.

The division of work and roles tend to be looser, motivating people through more flexible roles and work networks.

Opportunities for individual advancement and autonomy are the driving factors for people in feminine cultures.

Question 15

Rewarding the individual is frowned upon in __________ because it encourages competition rather than the desired group cooperation.

Question options:

Japan

Taiwan

the United States

Canada

Question 16

Work centrality refers to:

Question options:

the division of work roles between men and women in a given society.

the degree of general importance that working has in the life of an individual at any given point in time.

employee attitudes toward leaders.

the concentration of work networks in a given region.

Question 17

__________ is/are the most common reasons given by Mexican workers for absenteeism and for failing to return to work.

Question options:

Family reasons

Personal illness

Transportation costs

Job dissatisfaction

Question 18

Which of the following refers to a cultural variable that shapes the content of a leadership situation?

Question options:

Productivity

Work norms

Level of risk

Elasticity of demand

Question 19

Which of the following is true about collectivist cultures?

Question options:

People are motivated when they feel that the company is providing them with good working conditions, fringe benefits, and training.

People typically opt for risky opportunities for variety and fast-track advancement.

People typically opt for high pay, personal accomplishment, and job advancement.

People place high emphasis on autonomy, opportunities for personal achievements, and a work–life balance.

Question 20

Which of the following is NOT one of the typical reward categories in the United States?

Question options:

Job content

Social status

Financial

Cultural

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