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Chapter 5 Quiz: What CEOs Say

Test your recall from chapter 5 of Determining Leadership Potential. Click on the arrows to reveal the correct answer.

There were three major ways in which ______________ __________________ was defined. Those themes were personal descriptive words, active words or time-based descriptors, and humanistic interpersonal type descriptors.

Determining Leadership Potential is a ________-________ effort of identifying people who have the capabilities to be successful leaders in the future.

A common pitfall is to use depth in _____________ ___________ (strategic planning, delegation, managing). These skills are ________________.

Determining Leadership Potential is the process designed to ____________ vital ___________, ideally earlier in a person’s career, that indicate their _____________ of possessing the necessary components to be ________________ as a future leader.

The process should utilize ______________ and ______________ to help complement and validate observations.

When CEOs were asked what they viewed their role to be in determining leadership potential for their organizations. several key themes emerged that included (f) ________________, ________________, ____________, __________________, and _______________.

he criteria the majority of CEOs use to determine leadership potential was by far the ability to create _______________.

CEOs indicated ______________ ______________ is slightly more important than motivation. Closely following and tied for third were intelligence and _______________.

Although 49 of the 51 CEOs said “yes” when asked if they use ________________ in determining leadership potential, the quantitative analysis indicated that there was no conclusive evidence that it is considered _________________ by everyone.

The most important factor out of the IMPLs across the entire set of CEOs as ______________.

Out of the four IMPLs, ________________ ______________was ranked second. There was broad consensus that it was important, but especially for those CEOs who studied finance or business, as well as for CEOs with more than four direct reports.


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