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Your instructor has defined a leader as …
According to your instructor, good leaders inspire their followers with …
Leadership by definition omits the use of …
The author of the book “Lincoln on leadership” believes that Lincoln …
According to your instructor…
Which of the following is a correct statement?
Effective ethical leaders will instill discipline and provide rewards to those who are ethical.
Why are FTOs so influential?
The key to being a good “change manager” is the ability to apply the maximum level of disequilibrium to his/her department.
Organizations that are adaptable view change in a positive light.
Great leaders believe that they will always be judged by their words and not their actions.
The “Five L’s” reveal that great leaders spend twice as much time speaking vs. listening and learning.
What would an effective leader do if the leader felt that a rule makes no sense? Would the leader do either of the following: (Select the best answer.)
According to your instructor, one of the things the crew of the Benfold wanted was …
________ is best used when the behavior to be regulated has task content, time is short, and there is one right way to accomplish the task.
If your power is derived from your job role, i.e., your level of power is a function of your position in the Sheriff’s Office, the base is:
How many basic behavioral styles are there in DISC Analysis?
Contingency Theory assumes there is no best way of leading. The ability to lead is contingent upon…
Why should the honor given to individuals to uphold and enforce law not be taken for granted? Choose the correct answer(s) from the list below.
How do ethics and morals differ? Select the correct answers below.
The process of deciding the value of the information to the receiver is:
Which of the following do we learn last:
Which of the following would be the most effective strategy for clarifying work procedures:
According to Sheriff Ray Nash in his video the “Power of the Tongue”, the tongue has the power of life and death depending on how you use it.
In the military, courage is overcoming fears of bodily harm and doing your duty (physical courage), and overcoming fears of other than bodily harm (moral courage) while doing what ought to be done.
According to Lt. Col. Levin, trust is developed at the top and then it goes down through an organization to each individual in the organization.
Which generation came right after the Baby Boomers?
Cohort generations are set off from other generations by…
When people are afraid to tell you the truth, for whatever reason, it creates a barrier that keeps you from getting the best out of your people.
Any leader constantly has to…
Empathy is treating people in accordance to their emotional reactions.
Emotional intelligence is less important in leadership positions.
The “all or nothing myth” states that if I can’t get to the top, I’m not even going to lead.
The advantageous decision making cycle is often referred to as:
If there is a disharmony between your message/content and your delivery system/voice and non-verbal, people will be which?
An amateur response to an emotionally upset person is to:
Most law enforcement related stress comes from internal relationships, not outside influences.
Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and refusing to hold a grudge is ….
Unfortunately, instead of focusing on the commonality, individuals focus on the differences, assigning values of what is better, thus creating the foundation for:
The continuing changing demographics in the United States creates a new demand for law enforcement to think and incorporate new approaches to resolving problems without creating inequity in how people are treated.
Action Leaders do not require humility.
Achieving the Task is the _______ component of Action Leadership.
Reflective Leadership Roles include both organizational roles and team roles
The “Blind Spot” is an area of denial and can cause:
The Wright brothers were successful because they started with…
Successful succession is more than selecting someone with an appropriate skill set- it’s about finding someone who…
Like management, leadership is an observable set of skills that can be learned and therefore, should be studied and taught by the legacy leader.
The instructor relates to which of the following in his example of courage?
Organizational stability that is carefully guided creates a favorable work environment for…
The succession management process is a deliberate and systematic effort by an organization to…
The most progressive law enforcement agencies will have the best strategies and processes for:
In Law Enforcement, retaining employees can be challenging, turnover is high for various reasons. You have made a significant investment in each employee you hire. Which of the following are key points to remember about retaining employees:
By explaining laws and policies in layman terms and incorporating human factors, the public will be better informed and see officers as human beings rather just robotic enforcers of the law.
Which are effects of sleep deprivation?
Was Paul Revere’s midnight ride a solitary ride?
A creative leader usually has a pretty good idea where he wants to go before acting or attempting to inspire others to act.
An adaptive leader does not need to understand themselves nor try to see themselves the way others see them.
An adaptive leader must always remain flexible.
To be authentic is to:
Deepest values is to “developmental skills” as emotional intelligence is to:
A true servant leader never rejects ideas.
It is important for the servant leader to encourage discovery learning.
“Appreciate Constituents” is one of the six disciplines of credibility?
Ethical leaders are supportive, collaborative, considerate, and empowering.
The network of collaboration a leader has is also a marker of influence which goes to the heart of the definition of leadership.
The primary starting point for developing leadership traits is that the leader has to care, and influence followers to care. This trait extends to caring about followers and championing them in their own activities for growth and development.
Toxic leaders view their subordinates as disposable pieces of equipment rather than people, have a destructive personality or interpersonal skills that produce a hostile work climate, [and] are motivated primarily by self-interest.
Toxic leadership can be defined as:
Officers often train to succeed, this can lead to a “contempt of cop mindset” where one cannot back down and feels the need to win every issue.
Events that occur in our professional lives can have a direct effect on our interaction in our personal lives.
Which item below is not one of the Four Agreements discusses in this module?
Integrity, goal setting, innovation and being motivational are four of the top five leadership trait/expectations as identified in the business world. What is the 5th expectation?
Brevity is the soul of command. Too much talking suggests desperation on the part of the leader. Speak shortly, decisively and to the point-and couch your desires in such natural logic that no one can raise objections. Then move on.
Cyrus was a tyrant who believe that the enemy must be vanquished at all cost in order to establish a new society.
The most critical aspect for enhancing organizational adaptability is with a nurturing environment.
Volatility basically states that the nature, speed, volume and magnitude of change cannot be known.
A simplistic view of the cycle or loop would be that you “Observe” the enemy and their actions. Next you would “Orient” yourself or force into a more favorable position. You would then “Decide” on your course of action. Finally, you would “Act.”
The OODA Loop suggests that, success depends on the ability to assess a situation, decide what to do and act quickly.
According to Goleman each person has more than one type of intelligence that may be more predictive of success in life than IQ.
Emotion is defined as a strong intense feeling such as:
Exploration is a mode in which you generate curiosity and fascination with discovery. It is helpful when understanding a problem or situation at the surface to find a better path forward.
Jason claimed that he took the butcher knife to school to tell his teacher, Pologruto, that he, Jason, was going to commit suicide because of the bad grade.
When engaged in career planning it is especially important for you to:
Peter Senge refers to Personal Mastery as the discipline of:
To use the skill of responding effectively with accurate understanding requires careful observation of non-verbal cues.
Credible leadership leans towards all but ONE of the following general skill sets:
Immediacy is a versatile and widely applicable skill that enables leaders to deal with resolving issues before other problems can be addressed.
A developmental change agent is:
Specifying and facilitating consensus about group norms, values and beliefs results in:
When leading teams through change resistance, a new chief of police needs to prepare senior officers for change, honor their years of service, and sensitively work through career or retirement solutions suitable to each of them. As a result of these changes, the chief selects and builds a competent team with executive members who have high levels of credibility, competency, and motivation.
Appreciating the unique style tendencies of individuals is insignificant in the practice of credible leadership.
Creating a Continuous Improvement Team (CIT) is the equivalent of leaders sending a clear signal to everyone on the team or in the organization that there will be several fundamental thrusts. Which of the following is NOT included?
Lincoln appealed to everyone’s basic sense of …
According to this book, Lincoln had some very strong commitments to his duty as president. Select the correct commitments below.
What skill involves the inner strength for self-control of emotions, judgments and pre-mature advice?
Problem-specification in law enforcement is not valued when trying to understand why employees demonstrate low performance or counter-productive workplace behaviors.
The skill of facilitating goal ownership is important because:
The final step of the consulting process is:
Informal assessment in organizational development requires a person to informally engage in assessing and reporting needs, wants, fears, problems, opportunities, or threats in several different ways. This may be done: