Chapter 9 Quiz

1. What best captures the concept of “calculated boldness?”
a. Taking cautious, small steps forward
b. Taking brash, large leaps forward
c. Taking deliberate strides forward
d. None of the above

2. According to your authors, what inhibits calculated boldness?

a. overly relying on familiar courses of action
b. lacking awareness of the potential points of intervention
c. failing to engage in thoughtful debate
d. all of the above
e. a and c
3. At what level of intervention should the progress maker focus?
a. individual
b. organizational
c. environmental
d. all of the above
4. Analyzing supplier constraints, the nature of competition and governmental regulations are examples of what point of intervention?
a. Environmental
b. Organizational
c. Individual
d. Social-science
5. A progress maker would agree with the following statement: “It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.”
a. True
b. False
6. Progress makers tend to discourage the use of self-fulfilling expectations, as the results of relying on them have been over-rated.
a. True
b. False