Week 4 – Leadership And Influencing Skills – Shuffle Q/A 2

25. As a project manager, you want to provide air cover for your team regarding a stakeholder request. Which of the options below best demonstrates getting feedback from your team while providing air cover?

  • Select two trusted team members to discuss the issue.
  • Tell your stakeholders “no” due to lack of extra time or budget for the project.
  • Tell your stakeholders “yes” and hold a team meeting to delegate tasks.
  • Hold an urgent meeting with all team members to discuss the issue.

26. A project manager thinks of ways to maximize individual strengths, foster creativity, and encourage accountability within their group. What team benefit is the project manager hoping to achieve?

  • Increase competition within the group.
  • Allow the team to provide performance reviews for each other.
  • Allow the team to keep track of who completes the most tasks.
  • Increase teamwork within the group.

27. Your project team just launched a new website. You schedule time for your team to meet and you treat them to lunch. Which aspect of effective team building does this scenario demonstrate?

  • Delegate responsibility and prioritize tasks.
  • Celebrate team success.
  • Communicate and listen.
  • Promote trust and psychological safety.

28. Which of the following actions can a project manager take to support team development? Select all that apply.

  • Celebrate final milestones and successes.
  • Delegate tasks and motivate team members.
  • Encourage competition between team members.
  • Resolve conflicts and listen as the team addresses problems.

29. How can a project manager invite and integrate the team's various perspectives?

  • Provide constructive feedback for team members after the completion of every task.
  • Ensure team members complete their tasks on their own.
  • Act as a role model throughout the project and demonstrate how to complete tasks.
  • Create a sense of psychological safety and ask team members to share their ideas.

30. Which personal source of power refers to your ability to learn new skills for a project quickly?

  • Knowledge
  • Network
  • Character
  • Reputation

31. Which of the following are strategies a project manager can use to provide air cover for their team? Select all that apply.

  • Take on tasks when stakeholders request additional work.
  • Reject a stakeholder request without explicitly saying “no.”
  • Increase the project’s scope to satisfy stakeholder requests.
  • Limit teammates’ knowledge of stakeholder requests.

32. While working on a project, you frequently request a list of completed tasks from your team members. To solve this, you create a process for team members to update their task status in a daily chat message. Which aspect of effective team building does this scenario demonstrate?

  • Create systems that turn chaos into order.
  • Celebrate team success.
  • Promote trust and psychological safety.
  • Delegate responsibility and prioritize tasks.

33. A project manager regularly communicates with team members, ensures documentation is accessible, and schedules regular check-ins. Which inclusive leadership principle are they practicing?

  • Foster growth for the career path of team members.
  • Create equal opportunity for the team to succeed.
  • Foster performance among all team members.
  • Create competition among all team members.

34. A project manager drafts an email to a potential vendor and highlights in-depth feedback from surveys about the vendor’s products. Which step of effective influencing is the project manager demonstrating?

  • Frame for common ground.
  • Connect emotionally.
  • Establish credibility.
  • Provide evidence.

Shuffle Q/A 3

35. As a project manager, you want to provide air cover for your team by intervening from behind the scenes. Which of the following strategies can help to achieve this?

  • Have team members communicate with stakeholders.
  • Meet with two team members to discuss options.
  • Meet with the whole team.
  • Have two members email their feedback to stakeholders.

36. Which of the following are benefits of teamwork? Select all that apply.

  • It encourages accountability.
  • It helps teams meet project goals.
  • It fosters creativity.
  • It clarifies roles and responsibilities

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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