Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management 6th edition Weiss, Tappen Test Bank

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  • Published: 2014
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essentials of nursing leadership and management 6th edition test bank

Chapter 1: Leadership and Followership

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. The essence of leadership is the leader’s ability to:

A. Get people to work together.

B. Impress other people.

C. Help others meet their personal goals.

D. Influence the group to follow the leader’s way of thinking.

ANS: A

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2. According to “trait theories,” the most common traits of a good leader are:

A. Information giving and decision-making.

B. Public speaking and nonrisk behaviors.

C. Intelligence and initiative.

D. Verbal and written communication skills.

ANS: C

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3. Of the following qualities, which would least likely be attributed to an effective nursing leader?

A. Energy and integrity

B. Pessimism and stress

C. Courage and initiative

D. Optimism and perseverance

ANS: B

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4. Behaviors of an effective leader include:

A. Obstructing the exchange of information.

B. Being unable to communicate effectively.

C. Giving only negative feedback.

D. Developing oneself and others.

ANS: D

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5. Sally has been working only 3 months after graduating from her nursing program. She confides in a friend that she wants to develop herself as a “good follower.” Her friend says, “Anyone can follow—just walk behind someone and do nothing.” How might Sally respond?

A. “I don’t mean now, but when I become a nurse manager.”

B. “Effective followers need to be active participants in the workings of this unit.”

C. “Effective followers need to do everything the administrators want.”

D. “Effective followers need to continuously question the status quo and strive to make changes.”

ANS: B

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6. James has demonstrated strong leadership skills during his first year as an RN. He observes that one of his coworkers appears very anxious when dealing with demanding families. James displays emotional intelligence when he:

A. Reports to the nurse manager that his friend is very anxious when dealing with demanding families.

B. Says to his friend, “Dealing with these demanding families can be stressful.”

C. Says to his friend, “You seem very anxious when dealing with these families; maybe you should seek counseling.”

D. Ignores the behavior because everyone takes a different time to adjust to the role of an RN.

ANS: B

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essentials of nursing leadership and management 6th edition test bank