Nursing Leadership & Management NCLEX Practice Quiz #1
Her former manager demonstrated passion for serving her staff rather than being served. She takes time to listen, prefers to be a teacher first before being a leader, which is characteristic of
Servant leaders are open-minded, listen deeply, try to fully understand others and not being judgmental
On the other hand, Ms. Caputo notices that the Chief Nurse Executive has charismatic leadership style. Which of the following behaviors best describes this style?
Charismatic leaders make the followers feel at ease in their presence. They feel that they are in good hands whenever the leader is around.
Which of the following conclusions of Ms. Caputo about leadership characteristics is TRUE?
It is not conclusive that certain qualities of a person would make him become a good manager. It can only predict a manager’s potential of becoming a good one.
She reads about Path Goal theory. Which of the following behaviors is manifested by the leader who uses this theory?
Path Goal theory according to House and associates rewards good performance so that others would do the same
One leadership theory states that “leaders are born and not made,” which refers to which of the following theories?
Leaders become leaders because of their birth right. This is also called Genetic theory or the Aristotelian theory
She surfs the internet for more information about leadership styles. She reads about shared leadership as a practice in some magnet hospitals. Which of the following describes this style of leadership?
Shared governance allows the staff nurses to have the authority, responsibility and accountability for their own practice.
Ms. Caputo learns that some leaders are transactional leaders. Which of the following does NOT characterize a transactional leader?
Inspires others with a vision is characteristic of a transformational leader. He is focused more on the day-to-day operations of the department/unit.
She finds out that some managers have benevolent-authoritative style of management. Which of the following behaviors will she exhibit most likely?
Benevolent-authoritative managers pretentiously show their trust and confidence to their followers
Henry is a Unit Manager I the Medical Unit. He is not satisfied with the way things are going in his unit. Patient satisfaction rate is 60% for two consecutive months and staff morale is at its lowest. He decides to plan and initiate changes that will push for a turnaround in the condition of the unit. Which of the following actions is a priority for Henry?
This will allow for the participation of every staff in the unit. If they contribute to the solutions of the problem, they will own the solutions; hence the chance for compliance would be greater.