Dilemmas of Leadership chapter 11 Sporting Leadership

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10 Questions - Developed by: Tudor Rickards - Developed on: - 729 taken

This quiz tests your knowledge of sporting leadership. It is based on chapter 11 of Dilemmas of Leadership (Edition 3)

  • 1
    What is the focus of chapter 11 ..?
    Understanding how sport and its leadership processes help shape individual and cultural beliefs
    Understanding how playing sport improves moral standards
    Understanding why sport should be kept free of political influences
  • 2
    Sporting leadership ..?
    Provides its own situational versions of more general leadership dilemmas
    Was studied first by Plato in his gymnastics academy in the suburbs of Athens
    Is distinct from the dilemmas facing business and military leaders
  • 3
    A key sporting dilemma is ..?

    Why Australia wins so many Winter Olympic medals
    Whether great athletes are born or made
    Why Australia wins so many Olympic medals
  • 4
    Which of these statements is not included in the Olympic charter ..?
    The goal of Olympism is to place sport at the service of the harmonious development of humankind
    The Olympic Games will be awarded to each of the five continents in turn
    Olympism is a philosophy of life
  • 5
    Which of these three statements is in the Olympic charter ..?
    The practice of sport is a human right
    The IOC will resist all attempts to influence its decisions through political pressures
    The IOC is the servant of the athletes competing in the games
  • 6
    Which statement is claimed in Chapter 11 ..?
    Spartak tennis club created more top-twenty women players between 2005 and 2007 than the whole of the United States
    Sven-Göran Eriksson introduced compulsory saunas for the English football team
    The Williams Sisters, The Polgar Sisters and The Klitchco brothers were all coached using the Gladwell principles of 10,000 hours of practice
  • 7
    The concept of flow ..?
    Was derived initially from studies of ballet dancing
    Has been described as the state of concentration in which skilled effort is achieved in an apparently effortless way
    Was derived initially from studies of motor racing
  • 8
    Focal dystonia ..?
    Is a medical condition resulting from swimming in polluted water
    Is the technical term for The Yips in golf
    Was discovered in laboratory experiments examining the optical skills of tree frogs
  • 9
    Self one and Self two refer to ..?
    Levels of personal moral advancement
    Has been described as the state of concentration in which skilled effort is achieved in an apparently effortless way
    The progress made by an athlete towards a performance goal
  • 10
    Which of the following statements on Rugby Union is false ..?
    There are many recorded episodes of deliberate attempts at grievous bodily harm in Rugby Union
    Rugby Union is a sport which prides itself in the traditional sporting values of personal discipline
    Violence on the sports field is a product of Rugby’s recent professionalisation

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