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Carmichael, Collins, Emsell, and Haydon: Leadership and Management Development

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Question 1

Kets de Vries (1996) identified that most successful leaders perform two roles. What are these roles?

Question 2

The Action Centred Leadership model was put forward and developed in 1973 by whom?

Question 3

It has been identified that there are 6 Pillars of Character that are important to adopting and ethical perspective in leadership development. Can you name four of the six?

Question 4

Berg and Chyung use an analogy to distinguish formal and informal learning. In this analogy, formal learning is represented as a journey by bus, whereas informal learning is characterized as what?

Question 5

Barner and Higgins identify four theory models of coaching to which all coaches will subscribe, consciously or otherwise, in varying degrees. Which of these models aims primarily to help the individual to gain insights into themselves (as a person and as a manager) and to effect changes based on those insights?

Question 6

The authors suggest the idea of wrappers for a series of related and overlapping concepts that writers and organizations use to define and delineate practices in areas related to leadership and management development. Which three concepts make up these wrappers?

Question 7

The authors take a broad view of leadership and management (L&M) development, including all activities aimed at building ongoing L&M capacity, enabling the organization to meet its objectives, to sustain itself and to what else?

Question 8

Holton (1996) criticised Kirkpatrick's model of levels of evaluation in learning, stating that only three of these levels were causally related to learning and development. Which were the three levels Holton identified?

Question 9

Stein et al (2008) found that top executives differed significantly from the remainder of the general population in terms of a certain personal characteristic. This difference was also found to be linked to effective leadership and organizational effectiveness. What was the identified personal characteristic?

Question 10

What is the Human Capital Perspective argument for diversity management in leadership and management?

Question 11

Research in the styles of leadership preferred by different generations was completed by Arsenault (2004). What was the style of leadership that Generation X was found to prefer?

Question 12

Which of the four theorists added a Chinese dimension to Hofsted's cultural dimensions?

Question 13

Earley and Mosakowski (2004) developed the concept of cultural intelligence in the context of attitudes and skills. Which of the following did they identify which related to learning strategies whereby people acquire and develop coping strategies?

Question 14

Which of the following aspects do not have an impact on Employment Law?

Question 15

Whilst there is no consensus as to what global leadership competencies are there is agreement as to what according to Neary and O'Grady?

Question 16

Which of Mabey and Salaman's (1995) four management agendas assumed an unproblematic link between management development and performance?

Question 17

Planning to learn from experience is in keeping with which of Mumford's four approaches to learning?

Question 18

Which of the following is an advantage of informal learning opportunities?

Question 19

Which of Carnall's (2003) four core managerial components essential for the effective management of change involves team building?

Question 20

International management development involves the CEO and the senior team and other key elements. Which of the following is not one of the key elements?