Chapter 4 Quiz: What the Research Says

Test your recall from chapter 4 of Determining Leadership Potential. Click on the arrows to reveal the correct answer.


A fundamental problem in determining leadership potential is there are too many diverging points of ______________.


______________is not your friend and one of the greatest root causes of the lack of pool of great leaders.


We need _______________ in thought and action to build a strong pipeline on talent.


Successful _______________ 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 _______________.


CEOs and senior leaders typically do not have the time, head space, or commitment to be involved in ______________ _____________ and selection to the degree they should especially in ____________ _______________ ________________.


The ______________ ________________, 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 _________________.


Only 12% of participants think about leadership potential in a ________________ ____________ way and emphasize ___________ capabilities rather than ____________ that can be learned.


Most leadership potential is determined by those decision makers watching employees _________ __________.


The problem with this is that most people are not _____________ observers.


This is where the traps of ___________ are laid. People often associated emotion with intelligence, but it is related to personality.



Individuals who have been in their position longer are more likely to use _______________ when DLP.



Evidence suggested that people with fewer __________ ______ are more likely to consider personality.



Observation topped the list as the preferred method to determine __________________ followed by _______________, and references/word of mouth.



Research suggests that people with higher levels of education more commonly seek out _______________ ______________.