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
(f) talent assessment, determining leadership potential
(g) leadership blueprint
(i) future focused, core, skills
(j) in action
(n) direct reports
(o) personality, assessments
(p) learning agility