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TEST V. Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) Form 6S Instructions: This questionnaire provides a description of your leadership style.

Twenty-one descriptive statements are listed below. Judge how frequently each statement fits you and circle the number that best describes you. The word others may mean your followers, client, or group members. (1 is none at all and 5 as always) 1: I make others feel good to be around me 2: I express with a few simple words what we could and should do 3: I enable others to think about old problems in new ways. 4: I help others develop themselves. 5: I tell others what to do if they want to be rewarded for their work 6: I am satisfied when others meet agreedstandards 7: I am content to let others continue working in the same way as always 8: Others have complete faith in me 9: I provide appealing images about what we can do 10: I provide others with new ways of looking at puzzling things 11: I let others know how I think they are doing 12: I provide recognition/rewards when others reach their goals 1 2 3 4 5

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13: As long as things are working, I do not try to change anything 14: Whatever others want to do is OK with me 15: Others are proud to be associated with me 16: I help others find meaning in their work 17: I get others to rethink ideas that they had never questioned before 18: I give personal attention to others who seem rejected 19: I call attention to what others can get for what they accomplish 20: I tell others the standards they have to know to carry out their work 21: I ask no more of others than what is absolutely essential * write down what the number numbered statement F1 F2 F3 1 = 2 = 3 = 8 = 9 = 10 = 15 = 16 = 17 = TOTAL

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you encircled corresponding to each F4 4 = 11 = 18 = F5 5 = 12 = 19 = F6 6 = 13 = 20 = F7 7 = 14 = 21 =

Scores: Low 1-5

Moderate 6-10

High 11-15

Scoring Interpretation

Factor 1. Idealized Influence indicates whether you hold subordinates trust, maintain their faith and respect, show dedication to them, appeal to their hopes and dreams, and act as their role model. Factor 2 Inspirational Motivation measures the degree to which you provide a vision, use appropriate symbols and images to help others focus on their work, and try to make others feel their work is significant. Factor 3 Intellectual Stimulation shows the degree to which you encourage others to be creative in looking at old problems in new ways, create an e4nvironment that is tolerant of seemingly extreme positions, and nurture people to question their own values and beliefs and those of the organization. Factor 4 Individualized Consideration indicates the degree to which you show interest in others well-being, assign project individually, and pay attention to those who seem less involved in the group. Factor 5 Contingent Reward shows the degree to which you tell others what to do in order to be rewarded, emphasize what you expect from them, and recognize their accomplishments. Factor 6 Management-By-Exception assesses whether you tell others the job requirements, are content with standard performance, and are a believer in if it aint broke, dont fix it. Factor 7 Laissez-Faire measures whether you require little of others, are content to let things ride, and let others do their own thing.

TEST VI. Skills Inventory


Instructions: Read each item carefully and decide whether the item describes you as a person. Indicate your response to each item by selecting one of the five options to the right of each item ( 1 as not true and 5 as very true) 1: Enjoy getting into the details of how things work 2: As a rule, adapting ideas to peoples needs is relatively easy for me 3 :I enjoy working with abstract ideas 4: Technical things fascinate me 5: Being able to understand others is the most important part of my work 6: Seeing the big picture comes easy for me 7: One of my skills is being good at making things work 8: My main concern is to have a supportive communication climate 9: I am intrigued by complex organizational problems 10: Following directions and filling out forms comes easily for me 11: Understanding the social fabric of the organization is important to me 12: I would enjoy working out strategies for my organizations growth 13: I am good at completing the things Ive been assigned to do 14: Getting all parties to work together 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

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is a challenge I enjoy 15: Creating a mission statement is rewarding work 16: I understand how to do the basic things required of me 17 : I am concerned with how my decisions affect the lives of others 18: Thinking about organizational values and philosophy appeals to me

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The scores you received on the skills inventory provide information about your leadership skills in three areas. Technical 1 = 4 = 7 = 10 = 13 = 16 = TOTAL SCORE: Low 1-10 2 5 8 11 14 17 = = = = = = Human 3 6 9 12 15 18 = = = = = = Conceptual

Moderate 11-20

High 21-30

By comparing the differences between your scores you can determine where you have leadership strengths and where you have leadership weaknesses. Your scores also point toward the level of management for which you might be most suited. To be efficient and effective Leadership in lower management requires to be high in technical skills and at least moderate in human skills. Leadership in middle management requires at least moderate in technical and human skills. Upper management requires to be moderate in technical skills and high in both human and conceptual skills.