Leader Test

Directions

The following items describe aspects of leadership behaviour: Respond to each item according to the way the leader would most likely act.

Always (A),Frequently (F), Occasionally (O), Seldom (S), or Never (N)

1

He or she tends to "needle" team members for greater effort.

A
F
O
S
N

2

He or she would let the members of the team do their work the way they think best.

A

F
O
S

N

3

He or she tolerates postponement and uncertainty.

A

F
O
S

N

4

He or she gets swamped by details.

A
F
O
S
N

5

He or she would represent the team at outside meetings.

A

F
O
S
N

6

He or she is reluctant to allow the team members any freedom in action.

A

F
O
S

N

7

He or she often act without consulting the group.

A

F
O
S

N

8

He or she asks that team members follow standard rules.

A

F
O
S

N

9

He or she would most likely act as the spokesperson of the team.

A
F
O
S
N

10

He or she encourages overtime work.

A

F
O
S

N

11

He or she allows team members complete freedom in their work.

A
F
O
S
N

12

He or she would encourage the use of uniform procedures.

A

F
O
S

N

13

He or she trusts the team members to exercise good judgement.

A

F
O
S

N

14

He or she stresses being ahead of competing groups.

A
F
O
S
N

15

He or she speaks as a representative of the team.

A

F
O
S

N

16

He or she would try out his or her ideas in the team.

A
F
O
S
N

17

He or she tends to be working hard for a promotion.

A

F
O
S

N

18

He or she would speak for the team if there were visitors present.

A
F
O
S
N

19

He or she keeps the work moving at a rapid pace.

A
F
O
S
N
20

He or she turns the members loose on a job and let them go to it.

A
F
O
S
N
21

He or she would settle conflicts when they occur in the team. 

A
F
O
S
N
22

He or she usually decides what should be done and how it should be done.

A
F
O
S
N
23

He or she pushes for increased production.

A
F
O
S
N
24

He or she would let some team members have authority which he or she could keep.

A
F
O
S
N
25 Things would usually turn out as he or she had predicted. A
F
O
S
N
26 He or she allows the team a high degree of initiative. A
F
O
S
N
27

He or she assigns team members to particular tasks.

A
F
O
S
N
28 He or she is willing to make changes. A
F
O
S
N
29 He or she regularly asks the members to work harder. A
F
O
S
N
30

He or she permits the members to use their own judgement in solving problems. 

A
F
O
S
N
31

He or she schedules the work to be done.

A
F
O
S
N
32

He or she often  explains his or her actions to employees.

A
F
O
S
N
33

He or she persuades others that his or her ideas are to their advantage.

A
F
O
S
N
34

He or she would permit the team to set its own pace.

A
F
O
S
N
35

He or she often urges the group to beat the previous record.

A
F
O
S
N
             

                                           Results :   T    P