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University of Arizona
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Mgmt 310a - Organization Behavior and Management

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Organizational Behavior 14e Robbins Judge Chapter 12 Basic Approaches to Leadership 1 John Kotter s view argues that management focuses on coping with complexity whereas leadership focuses on coping with A conflict B success C defeat D morale E change Answer E Explanation Management according to John Kotter of the Harvard Business School pertains to coping with complexity By drawing up formal plans designing rigid organizational structures and monitoring results against these plans good managers create order and maintain consistency In contrast Kotter defines leadership as the ability to deal effectively with change When leaders develop a vision of the future they establish a new direction by bringing people together and inspiring them to overcome obstacles Diff 2 Page Ref 376 Topic What Is Leadership Skill AACSB Communication Objective Management and Leadership Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 2 Leadership is best defined as A the ability to influence a group in goal achievement B keeping order and consistency in the midst of change C implementing the vision and strategy provided by management D coordinating and staffing the organization and handling day to day problems E not a relevant variable in modern organizations Answer A Explanation Leadership is defined as the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of a vision or set of goals Management on the other hand relates primarily to maintaining order and consistency Good leaders establish a vision and inspire others to follow a new direction to achieve these goals Diff 2 Page Ref 376 Topic What Is Leadership Skill AACSB Communication Objective Leadership Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 1 Copyright 2011 Pearson Education Inc 3 Which of the following statements regarding leadership is true A All leaders are managers B Formal rights enable managers to lead effectively C All managers are leaders D All leaders are hierarchically superior to followers E Nonsanctioned leadership is as



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