Dilemmas of Leadership chapter 12 21st Century Leadership.

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This quiz tests your knowledge of 21st Century Leadership. It is based on chapter 12 of Dilemmas of Leadership (Edition 3)

  • 1
    The focus of chapter 12 is ..?
    10 steps to more effective leadership practices
    Virtual leadership
    Your emerging leadership development map
  • 2
    A key issue of the chapter is ..?
    21st century leadership
    The decline of the charismatic leader
    The rise of the post-charismatic leader
  • 3
    An important dilemma considered is ..?

    The servant leader as warrior prince
    The co-existence of differing leadership ‘maps'
    The ghost in the leadership machine
  • 4
    Rost argues that legislation produces a mind-set that ..?

    Keeps leaders honest
    Promotes ‘staying legal’ over ‘staying ethical’
    Keeps leaders in chains that must be broken
  • 5
    Rost critiques the dominant leadership maps of the 20th century as ..?

    Replicating the fallacy of the industrial paradigm
    Losing much of the energy generated through the 19th century leadership maps
    Influenced by ‘liberation theology’
  • 6
    Daniel Goleman concluded that ..?
    Emotional Intelligence was the ‘something special’ which differentiated leaders
    Trust could only be achieved by leading from the front
    Regular team discussions and reflections helped enhance trust in a leader
  • 7
    Keith Grint believed that “objective forms of analysis” were inadequate in understanding leadership because ..?

    They required better-validated sources of data
    They required better instrumentation
    They assumed the existence of an objective “essence” of leadership
  • 8
    According to social identity theory, a prototypical leader is ..?
    Someone like the great leaders of the past
    Someone like the person I aspire to become
    Someone who is appointed as leader by group consensus
  • 9
    LMX theory (Leader Member Exchange theory) proposes that ..?
    Leaders tend to have favourites as an ‘in group’
    Leaders and followers can exchange roles effectively
    Leaders and members exchange roles to improve understanding communication
  • 10
    LMX theory is important because ..?
    It challenges the assumption that a leader’s style is widely shared by ‘followers’
    It identifies those members to be exchanged to improve a group’s performance
    It helps a leader work harder at improving leadership style

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