U2C6L2 Styles of Leadership
When he asks you, “What leadership style do you think I’ll have to use with my squad of new Cadets,” what should you tell him?
A) Coaching, but be prepared to apply all of them.
B) Directing, but be prepared to apply all of them.
C) Supporting, but be prepared to apply all of them.
D) Delegating, but be prepared to apply all of them.
Your platoon sergeant gave you and the other squad leaders the mission to set up the platoon area as long as it was completed by the time she got back.
What is Cadet Ripley’s developmental level?
A) Level 1 – Low
B) Level 2 – Low to moderate
C) Level 3 – Moderate to high
D) Level 4 – High
A) Positioned, Referent, Authoritative
B) Directing, Participating, Delegating
C) Passive, Moderate, Aggressive
D) Dictatorial, Sharing, Servant leadership
A) The way in which you control or relinquish power
B) The pattern of behaviors one uses to influence others
C) The two-way approach to influencing others
D) A method for teaching followership skills
A) They tell their team what to do, how to do it, and when and where to get it done. These leaders do not get ideas from others, and they supervise the team closely.
B) They seek advice from others yet still make a final decision.
C) They delegate tasks to mature followers.
D) They use all three leadership styles depending on their audience.
A) When the team has depth in experts and experience.
B) When time is ample, the leader is new, and the team lacks experience.
C) When time is short, when the leader is an expert, when the team lacks experience, and when the team needs direction.
D) When the team is competent and supports the leader’s goals.
A) They are confident in their teams and they delegate most work to subordinates.
B) They seek advice from others yet still make the final decisions and are responsible for those decisions.
C) The leader praises, listens to, and mentors subordinates.
D) They tell their team what to do, when to do it, how to do it. They closely supervise the team.
A) When the team is competent and supports the leader’s goals.
B) When the team is immature and needs to learn small-group dynamics.
C) When the team is easily coached and manipulated into supporting the leader’s goals.
D) When the leadership is too busy to supervise and wants to delegate tasks.
A) This leader is a micromanager who wants to control all tasks.
B) This leader lets mature followers or team members perform delegated tasks.
C) A delegating leader invites input from all members and puts every action to a vote.
D) This leader delegates tasks and responsibility to an immature team in order to develop skills in them.
Effective leaders use all three leadership styles, depending on their followers.
A) Commanding or supportive
B) Directive or non-supportive
C) Controlling or enabling
D) Directive or supportive
A) Demoralizing, coaching, supporting, delegating.
B) Directing, criticizing, supporting, delegating.
C) Directing, coaching, supporting, and delegating.
D) Directing, coaching, sustaining, and delegating.