Dilemmas of Leadership chapter 7 Strategic Leadership

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This quiz tests your knowledge of strategic leadership. It is based on chapter 7 of Dilemmas of Leadership

  • 1
    Which quote can be found in the chapter on strategic management ..?
    Do strategic leaders matter? Some, do, some don’t, and a lot more could
    Am I a strategic leader? The best people to ask are my shareholders
    Strategic leadership is the head, ethical leadership is the heart of business
  • 2
    Learning focus is ..?
    Understanding strategic leadership from the perspective of Porter’s Seven Habits of Effective Leaders
    Understanding why strategic leadership is more important than tactical leadership
    Understanding the dominant ‘map’ found in strategy textbooks
  • 3
    A key issue not found in the chapter is ..?
    Formation and destruction of strategy
    Formulation and Implementation of strategy
    Emergent strategy
  • 4
    A key issue found in the chapter is ..?
    Emergent strategy
    Mutually destructive strategies
    Formation and destruction of strategy
  • 5
    A key dilemma found in the chapter is ..?
    Rational determinism and animal spirits
    Rational determinism and creative actions
    Rational determinism and leader choice
  • 6
    Implementation in strategy texts..?
    Is given more prominence than formulation
    Is given less prominence than formulation
    Is considered work to be allocated by the leader to followers
  • 7
    According to empirical studies ..?
    Strategic decisions are strongly influenced by hard- to- predict ‘contingent’ factors
    Strategic decisions can always be determined rationally
    Strategic options can be determined best by the Black-Scholes model
  • 8
    Changes in leadership in the 1980s saw the arrival of fresh thinking on strategy through more attention to ..?
    Operational team-level leadership
    Chief executive leadership
    Scientific leadership
  • 9
    Tipping point leadership ..?
    Is the successful ousting of an unsuccessful leader
    Is psychological warfare to dislodge a leader
    Considers that change occurs through a sudden, specific and identifiable event
  • 10
    Who was attributed with the strategic principle of winning without all-out fighting ..?
    Nelson Mandela
    Sun Tzu

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