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National Open University Exam Past Question – AEM 511 October, 2013 Examination

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA AEM 511 Leadership and Rural Development

14/16, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island

 

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY October, 2013 Examination

 

Course Code:    AEM 511

 

Course Title:    Leadership and Rural Development

 

Course Credit Unit:  3 UNITS

Answer 5 Questions (All questions carry equal marks) TIME: 3 HOURS

 

1. a. b. c. d. Define Leadership.

State the basic elements of leadership.

Clearly with examples state the theories of leadership.

What are the styles of leadership according to Robert House?

(5marks) (5 marks) (5 marks) (5 marks)
 

2.

 

a. b. c. d.

 

Briefly explain the types of leaders according to Ekong (2003). State the types of leaders by orientation.

What are five attributes of an effective leader?

List three differences between a boss and a leader.

 

(10 marks) (2 marks) (5 marks) (3marks)

 

3.

 

a. b. c.

 

Define group development and explain the stages in group development. Define group dynamics and group leadership.

Mention 5 benefits of participation in group activities.

 

(10 marks) (5 marks) (5 marks)

 

4.

 

a. b. c. d.

 

Define social system.

Discuss the two major characteristics of a social system. Explain the elements and processes of a social system. State the two forms of power in a social system.

 

(2 marks) (4 marks) (12 marks) (2 marks)

 

5.

 

a. b. c.

 

Briefly discuss the five bases of influence.

Describe five major challenges of rural development in Nigeria. State the importance of culture to a social system.

 

(10 marks) (5 marks) (5 marks)

 

6.

 

a.

 

Discuss the three basic theories of power structure and the position each represents.

 

 

(10 marks)

  b.

c.

Why is power important in organizations or rural societies?

Explain the common errors to the approaches to the study of power structure.

(3 marks)

(7 marks)

 

7.

 

a.

 

Discuss briefly four various strategies for rural development.

 

(8 marks)

  1. b. Mention ten programs that have been implemented for rural development in Nigeria.

(10 marks)

  1. State two extension guidelines that can be used for rural development.                 (2 marks)
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