Chapter 4 Quiz

Chapter 4 Summary of Key Points – Test Your Recall!

Fill in the blanks below to reinforce learning of the information presented in chapter 4. A fundamental problem in determining leadership potential is there are too many diverging points of (a) ______________. (b) ______________is not your friend and one of the greatest root causes of the lack of pool of great leaders. We need (c)_______________ in thought and action to build a strong pipeline on talent. Successful (d)_______________ should be the ticket to enter the conversation to be considered for high potential, but the trap is to not rely on it as a predictor of potential because it is not, unless the job is the (e)_______________. CEOs and senior leaders typically do not have the time, head space, or commitment to be involved in (f)______________ _____________ and selection to the degree they should especially in ____________ _______________ ________________. The (g)______________ ________________, emphasizes intelligence, motivation, personality, and learning agility. The most common measurement of success of determining leadership potential identified in the global quantitative study was a strong pipeline of (h)_________________. Only 12% of participants think about leadership potential in a (i) ________________ ____________ way and emphasize ___________ capabilities rather than ____________ that can be learned. Most leadership potential is determined by those decision makers watching employees (j) _________ __________. The problem with this is that most people are not (k)_____________ observers. This is where the traps of (l)___________ are laid. People often associated emotional with intelligence, but it is related to personality. Individuals who have been in their position longer are more likely to use (m)________________ when DLP. Evidence suggested that people with fewer (n) __________ ______ are more likely to consider personality. Observation topped the list as the preferred method to determine (o)__________________ followed by _______________, and references/word of mouth. Research suggests that people with higher levels of education more commonly seek out (n) _______________ ______________.


Answer Key for Chapter 4 Summary

(a) view

(b) variation

(c) consistency

(d) performance

(e) same

(f) talent assessment, determining leadership potential

(g) leadership blueprint

(h) talent

(i) future focused, core, skills

(j) in action

(k) trained

(l) bias

(m) intelligence

(n) direct reports

(o) personality, assessments

(p) learning agility