Mastering Self Leadership Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence 6th Edition by Christopher C. Neck -Test Bank A+

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Mastering Self Leadership Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence 6th Edition by Christopher C. Neck -Test Bank A+

Mastering Self Leadership Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence 6th Edition by Christopher C. Neck -Test Bank A+

$35.00
Mastering Self Leadership Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence 6th Edition by Christopher C. Neck -Test Bank A+
  1. Mental practice or imagined experience involves imagining successful completion of an event before you physically complete the event.
  2. True (p. 75, easy; LO: #1)

  1. Just as we develop habitual ways of behaving, we develop habitual ways of thinking.
  2. True (p. 78, easy; LO: #2)

  1. Obstacle thinking involves a pattern of thoughts that focus on the opportunities and possibilities that situations or challenges hold.
  2. False (p. 81-Opportunity, moderate; LO: #4)

  1. Opportunity thinking involves a focus on the roadblocks and pitfalls of undertaking a new venture.
  2. False (p. 81-Obstacle, moderate; LO: #4)

  1. Symbolic or imagined experiences are an important component of the psychological worlds in which we interpret and experience life.
  2. True (p. 76, moderate; LO: #1)

  1. Self-defeating images can promote corresponding negative results.
  2. True (p. 76, easy; LO: #1)

  1. The relationship between thought patterns (the psychological world), behavior, and external factors are reciprocally related with factors influencing one another in a multi-directional way.
  2. True (p. 78, hard; LO: #3)

  1. Opportunity thinking involves a pattern of thoughts that focus on the opportunities and possibilities that situations or challenges hold. Obstacle thinking involves a focus on the roadblocks and pitfalls of undertaking a new venture.
  2. True (p. 81, moderate; LO: #4)

  1. Klaus Obermeyer was teaching ski lessons and his students kept canceling because of the cold. He saw this as an obstacle to produce warm skiwear and not as an opportunity.
  2. False (p. 82-opportunity/obstacle, hard; LO: #4)

  1. The essence of our experience of life is centered within the inner world we create.
  2. True (p. 76, moderate; LO: #1)

Multiple Choice

  1. __________ practice or imagined experience involves imagining successful completion of an event before you physically complete the event.
  2. Mental
  3. Physical
  4. Self
  5. None of the above

Answer: A (p. 75, easy; LO: #1)

  1. Just as we develop __________ ways of behaving, we develop habitual ways of thinking.
  2. poor
  3. positive
  4. habitual
  5. negative

Answer: C (p. 78, easy; LO: #2)

  1. __________ thinking involves a pattern of thoughts that focus on the opportunities and possibilities that situations or challenges hold.
  2. Obstacle
  3. Opportunity
  4. Realistic
  5. Positive

Answer: B (p. 81, moderate; LO: #4)

  1. __________ thinking involves a focus on the roadblocks and pitfalls of undertaking a new venture.
  2. Positive
  3. Negative
  4. Opportunity
  5. Obstacle

Answer: D (p. 81, moderate; LO: #4)

  1. Symbolic or imagined experiences are an important component of the psychological worlds in which we interpret and experience life.
  2. imagined
  3. actual
  4. realistic
  5. objective

Answer: A (p. 76, moderate; LO: #1)

  1. Self-defeating images can promote corresponding __________ results.
  2. negative
  3. positive
  4. opportunistic
  5. none of the above

Answer: A (p. 76, easy; LO: #1)

  1. The relationship between thought patterns (the psychological world), behavior, and external factors are __________ related with factors influencing one another in a multi-directional way
  2. negatively
  3. conversely
  4. reciprocally
  5. positively

Answer: C (p. 78, hard; LO: #3)

  1. Opportunity thinking involves a pattern of thoughts that focus on the opportunities and possibilities that situations or challenges hold. Obstacle thinking involves a focus on the __________ and pitfalls of undertaking a new venture.
  2. possibilities
  3. opportunities
  4. obstacles
  5. roadblocks

Answer: D (p. 81, moderate; LO: #4)

Short Essay

  1. List the steps for successful mental practice.

Close eyes. Relax, concentrate, and focus. Focus on specific challenge. Talk positively to self. Mentally picture yourself before the task. Stay concentrated, relaxed, and focused. Mentally rehearse. Repeat. Open eyes, smile, praise yourself. (pp. 76-77, hard; LO: #1).

  1. Discuss Thomas Edison’s thought patterns.

Edison was an opportunity thinker. When his laboratory was destroyed by fire, he saw opportunity in disaster. He said all of his mistakes were burned up. Three weeks later, he delivered his first phonograph. (p. 84, hard; LO: # 2)

Chapter 7 Test Bank

True or False

  1. Synergy is the condition whereby team members accomplish significantly more than they could if they acted alone.
  2. True (p. 90, moderate; LO: #1)

  1. Self-leadership is not as important when you are working in a team as when you are working alone.
  2. False (p. 90-is just as important, moderate; LO: #1)

  1. Team self-leadership is similar to individual self-leadership in that they both involve the use of behavioral and mental strategies.
  2. True (p. 90, hard; LO: #2)

  1. Team self-leadership is defined as the application of mental and behavioral self-leadership strategies that enable team members to provide themselves with self-direction and self-motivation, and ultimately to become effective, personally empowered contributors to their team.
  2. True (p. 90, hard; LO: #2)

  1. Individuals can have goals that are coordinated with and necessary for achieving team goals, but the focus for teams is the shared goals of the team as a whole.
  1. True (p. 90, hard; LO: #3)

  1. At the individual level, self-observation represents the team’s collective effort to purposefully observe its behavior and performance.
  1. False ( p. 90-team level, hard; LO: #3)

  1. Like individuals, teams can also develop thought patterns.
  2. True (p. 92, easy; LO: #2)

8 Team self-leadership involves balance between a focus on yourself and a focus on the team.

  1. True (p. 94, easy; LO: #5)

  1. Self-leadership is not only an integral dimension of individual performance but also a key element of team success.
  2. True (p. 99, easy; LO: #1)

  1. Group self-talk does not influence group performance.
  2. False ( p. 92, easy; LO: #4)

Multiple Choice

  1. __________ is the condition whereby team members accomplish significantly more than they could if they acted alone.
  2. Energy
  3. Unity
  4. Synergy
  5. Collaboration

Answer: C (p. 90, moderate; LO: #1)

  1. __________ is not as important when you are working in a team as when you are working alone.
  2. Groupthink
  3. Individual think
  4. Team-leadership
  5. Self-leadership

Answer: D (p.90, moderate; LO: #1)

  1. Team self-leadership is similar to individual self-leadership in that they both involve the use of __________ and mental strategies.
  2. psychological
  3. behavioral
  4. attitude
  5. self-talk

Answer: B (p. 90, hard; LO: #2)

  1. Individuals can have goals that are coordinated with and necessary for achieving team goals, but the focus for teams is the __________ goals of the team as a whole.
  2. individual
  3. group
  4. shared
  5. separate

Answer: C (p. 90, hard; LO: #3)

  1. At the individual level, __________ represents the team’s collective effort to purposefully observe its behavior and performance.
  2. self-goal-setting
  3. self-observation
  4. cue modification
  5. self-reward

Answer: B (p. 90-team level, hard; LO: #3)

  1. Like individuals, teams can also develop __________ patterns.
  2. behavior
  3. habitual
  4. negative
  5. thought

Answer: D (p. 92, easy; LO: #2)

  1. Team self-leadership involves __________ between a focus on yourself and a focus on the team.
  2. balance
  3. trust
  4. consent
  5. none of the above

Answer: A (p. 94, easy; LO: #5)

  1. Self-leadership is not only an integral dimension of individual performance but also a key element of __________ success.
  2. individual
  3. group
  4. team
  5. all of the above

Answer: C (p. 99, easy; LO: #1)

Short Essay

  1. Briefly explain the meaning of the story of the caterpillars on the flowerpot rim.

The caterpillars followed one another around the rim of the pot for days before they died of hunger and exhaustion. The challenge for team members is to not act like those caterpillars in blindly following your team leader. (p. 93, moderate; LO: #5)

  1. Explain the concept of balancing the “me” with the “we.”

Team success requires a total group effort whereby team members strive unselfishly to complete their tasks or project. Too much individuality or too much cohesiveness can be a bad thing in a team, leading to problems such as conflict and flawed team decision making. (p. 94, moderate; LO: #5)

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