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Influencing Tactics

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 15 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Occurs when the target is allowed to participate in deciding how to carry out or implement a request

2. A tactic designed to appeal to the target's values and ideals thereby creating an emotional or attitudinal reaction

3. When you are provoked or fatigued show self-control and...

4. Occurs when the requestor clearly explains why performing the request will benefit the target personally

5. The Golden rule

6. When the requestor asks for something based on personal friendship or loyalty

7. _____________ to communicate intrinsic worth flows naturally out of our own sense of intrinsic worth.

8. It takes time - accept the reality of step-by-step processes and natural growth cycles.

9. Talk through differences - _______ is not the thing to do when you disagree - avoid violent words or actions - avoid fleeing or sulking or feeling sorry and withdrawing

10. The use of logical arguments and hard facts to show the target that the request is a worthwhile one

11. Used when the requestor offers a reward or resource to the target in return for performing a request

12. Knowing there will some things out of our control

13. The use of favors - complements or friendly behavior to make the target feel better about the influencer

14. Knowing advance our actions and consequent reactions

15. Agree on limits - rules - expectations - and consequences - these must be clearly established - agreed upon - understood - and enforced.