Foundations of Everyday Leadership Coursera Quiz Answers

All Weeks Foundations of Everyday Leadership Coursera Quiz Answers

Quiz : Orientation Quiz Answers

Q1. Which activities are required? (Please select all that apply)

  • Case study activities
  • Lecture videos
  • Module quizzes
  • Peer-reviewed assignments
  • Practice quizzes

Q2. Which of these are course goals and objectives?

  • a. Understand why and how leadership skills are so critical to organizational success
  • b. Learn how to use leadership skills to work more effectively with others
  • c. Learn how to use leadership skills to organize others to work more effectively together
  • d. Learn the foundations of effective leadership skills
  • e. All of the above

Q3. There are suggested readings and supplemental readings in this course, which are all optional.

  • True
  • False

Q4. Each module will include one practice quiz, intended to assess your understanding of the topics.

  • True
  • False

Q5. Each module will include one peer-reviewed writing assignment.

  • True
  • False

Q6. How much time will you have to complete all course quizzes?

  • a. 30 minutes
  • b. 15 minutes
  • c. 1 hour
  • d. There is no time limit.

Q7. You can pay the registration fee any time before you complete the course.

  • True
  • False

Q8. The case study activities are to be done

  • a. With friends or colleagues
  • b. With other Coursera learners
  • c. With family members
  • d. With any of the above

Q9. How many case study activities does this course include?

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2

Q10. How often can you retake the graded quizzes?

  • a. Once every 8 hours
  • b. Once a day
  • c. Twice every four hours
  • d. Twice a day

Practice Quiz for Concepts of Everyday Leadership

Q1. The two major tasks of a leader include:

  • a. Threats and opportunities
  • b. Information and motivation
  • c. Making and implementing decisions
  • d. Agility and representativeness
  • e. All of the above

Q2. The two major levers available to a leader include:

  • a. Threats and opportunities
  • b. Information and motivation
  • c. Making and implementing decisions
  • d. Agility and representativeness
  • e. All of the above

Quiz : Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 1 Debriefing

Q1. The problem Mr. Tips tried to address at Evergreen State University concerned:

  • Marketing
  • Management information systems
  • Purchasing
  • None of the above

Foundations of Everyday Leadership Week 02 Quiz Answers

Practice Quiz for Concepts of Individual Decision Making

Q1. Wendy the winemaker is trying to decide whether to harvest her grapes today or wait another week. If she harvests today, she can make $8 per bottle of wine. If she waits another week and it doesn’t rain, the grapes will firm up their sugar content and she can make $12 per bottle of wine, but the crop will produce 10% less wine. If she waits and it does rain, the grapes will get bloated – the crop will produce 20% more wine, but the wine will only be worth $5 per bottle. Forecasts suggest that the probability of rain next week is 30%.

  • a. Wendy should wait to harvest her grapes.
  • b. Wendy should harvest her grapes today.
  • c. Wendy does not have enough information to decide whether to harvest her grapes.
  • d. Wendy needs to use heuristics to bias her decision.

Q2. Decision heuristics:

  • a. Help decision makers deal with too much information
  • b. Help decision makers deal with too little information
  • c. Can lead to biased decisions
  • d. Both A and C
  • e. A, B, and C

Quiz : Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 2 Debriefing

Q1. If Susan does not take the job, what is the probability that Bob will also not take the job?

  • a. 25%
  • b. 75%
  • c. 67%
  • d. 33%

Quiz : Graded Quiz over Modules 1 & 2

Q1. Why is inclusiveness so important to effective everyday leadership?

  • a. Including others improves decision quality.
  • b. Including others enhances their understanding of their role during implementation.
  • c. Including others increases feelings of engagement in the organization and its decisions.
  • d. All of the above

Q2. A transformational leader will try to persuade you by

  • a. Questioning your experience, expertise, and perspective
  • b. Rewarding you in exchange for achieving the intended goal
  • c. Making you feel that achieving their goal is your goal too
  • d. Doing what you want the leader to do

Q3. What is a probable consequence of subjectivity when making decisions?

  • a. Decisions likely reflect biases or prejudices.
  • b. Decision makers fill in the blanks when there is limited information.
  • c. Decision makers will limit the universe of action alternatives they choose from.
  • d. All of the above

Q4. Decision analysis involves the management and integration of three elements:

  • a. Action, uncertainty, outcomes
  • b. Action, inaction, uncertainty
  • c. Certainty, uncertainty, probabilities
  • d. Implementation, management, representativeness
  • e. None of the above

Q5. Decision analysis provides a framework for working through

  • a. Inclusiveness
  • b. Authority
  • c. Power
  • d. Uncertainty

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Practice Quiz for Group Decision Making

Q1. The composition problem occurs when:

  • a. The right people are not included in the decision-making process.
  • b. Group members don’t have a chance to share their unique information.
  • c. Group members are reluctant to disagree with the group.
  • d. There is no process loss in the group.
  • e. All of the above.

Q2. The participation problem occurs:

  • a. When group members don’t share their unique information
  • b. Because a group is too large for everyone to talk
  • c. As a function of culture
  • d. As a function of learning
  • e. All of the above

Quiz : Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 3 Debriefing

Q1. Which of the following is NOT one of the causes of death that you ranked?

  • a. Obesity
  • b. Smoking
  • c. Medical malpractice
  • d. Traffic accidents
  • e. Firearms

Foundations of Everyday Leadership Week 04 Quiz Answers

Practice Quiz for Managing Motivation

Q1. According to the Law of Effect:

  • a. Motivation is determined by consequences only.
  • b. Motivation is determined by contingencies only.
  • c. Motivation is determined by consequences and contingencies.
  • d. Motivation is determined by the perception of consequences and contingencies.

Q2. A social dilemma occurs when:

  • a. Motivation is determined by consequences only.
  • b. Motivation is determined by contingencies only.
  • c. Group and individual incentives are in conflict.
  • d. Groups suffer process loss from the influence problem.

Quiz : Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 4 Debriefing

Q1. In the Airfare Price War case study activity, if you charge $80 per passenger and everyone else charges $100 per passenger, how many passengers would you end up with?

  • a. 400
  • b. 600
  • c. 800
  • d. 1000
  • e. 1200

Graded Quiz over Modules 3 & 4

Q1. How can a group or team overcome the participation problem?

  • a. Break into smaller buzz groups
  • b. Start meetings off with introductions to get people talking
  • c. Get spectators involved in the discussion
  • d. All of the above

Q2. How does the influence problem create process loss?

  • a. Looking to others to resolve uncertainty can lead to self-censorship.
  • b. Influencing people to work together can create loss of information.
  • c. Influencing people like you to join your team can create loss of information.
  • d. All of the above

Q3. The tyranny of the group occurs when:

  • a. There is no opportunity for process loss in the group.
  • b. Group members are not comfortable disagreeing with each other.
  • c. There is no diversity in the group.
  • d. All of the above

Q4. Individuals sometimes fail to exert effort in groups because they don’t want to be taken advantage by:

  • a. Others in the group who have higher self-efficacy
  • b. Free riders
  • c. A devil’s advocate
  • d. All of the above

Q5. When implementing a decision, it is not enough for people to know what to do, they must also:

  • a. Have clear guidelines
  • b. Want to do it
  • c. Have clear authority
  • d. None of the above
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