1. What are some examples of widespread oppression?




all of the above

2. How many “bases” of power are there?





3. Growth takes ____________, not ____________.

leadership, management

management, leadership

innate abilities, inborn abilities

telling, selling

4.__________ are your ability to help the group achieve its goals and maintain effective working relationships among members.

managing skills

leadership skills

following skills

hindering skills

5.Rex is in a high-level management position at his company. He believes that he was born with the capacity to influence others, and that his innate social abilities have led to his success on the job. What approach to power does Rex’s opinion exemplify?

inborn influence

social exchange



6. Alina is the leader of a small group. She is usually considerate, encouraging, and engaged with the other members of the group and the decisions that are made. Occasionally though, she lets the group make decisions without her. Alina’s leadership style could be described as:

Autocratic with elements of democracy

generally democratic, sometimes laissez-faire

typically laissez-faire, occasionally autocratic

democratic with instances fo permissiveness

7. _________ defined leadership as the ability to move the masses (through peruasion or violence).

Ho Chi Minh

Niccolo Machiavelli

Julius Caesar

Adolf Hitler

8. _________ embodies a leader whose actions spoke louder than words.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Tubman

Fred Fiedler

Robert Bales

9. “Power exists in relationships, not in individuals, and constructive use of power requires a cooperative context.” These principles are the basis for what theory?

the trait-factor approach to power

the dynamic-interdependence approach to power

constructive/destructive relationship theory

social exchange theory

10. The “great-person” theory implies that _________.

great leaders are made and developed

all the really great leaders have already lived and died

great leaders are born and discovered

great leaders don’t exist.