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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The ability to motivate individuals and groups to accomplish important goals






2. Questions to ask in order to understand the employee and the problem 1. What drives the employee? 2. How are you contributing to the problem? - Consider range of outcomes - Discuss problem and reach resolution - Describe problem from your perspectiv






3. The combination of tactical and strategic management






4. To speak and write persuasively






5. Feature of a mixed workforce that provides a wide range of abilities - experience - knowledge - and strengths due to its heterogeneity in age - background - ethnicity - physical abilities - political and religious beliefs - sex - and other attributes






6. Management of Attention - Management of Meaning - Mangament of Trust - Management of Self






7. The way a manager treats and involves employees






8. One who gives little or no direction to employees






9. A manager who gives little or no direction to workers.






10. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






11. This 'people-first' style engenders the creation of emotional bonds and team harmony. It is best used when team coherence is important or in times of low employee morale. But this approach's focus on praise may permit poor performance among employees






12. Analyzing of information - setting goals - and making decisions about what needs to be done






13. The ability to manage relationships - build networks - and find common ground






14. First level of management; responsible for the work of a group of employees






15. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals






16. A system of moral principles






17. Judgment based on observable experience and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices.






18. Providing extrensic awards may...






19. Internal and external factors that simulate desire and energy in people to be continually interested in and committed to a job - role - subject - and to exert persistent effort in attaining a goal.






20. Determining to what extent the business is accomplishing the goals






21. Specialists in a specific area of the business






22. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management






23. Managers are less directive and involve employees in the decision-making






24. Having the power or quality of deciding; putting an end to controversy.






25. 1. Self mastery - how you manage/master yourself. 2. You feel chemistry with person






26. A leader without ethics






27. Discipline and training of oneself - usually for improvement.






28. Executives responsible for the direction and success of the entire business






29. 1. Be consistent 2. Be passionate 3. Provide feedback 4. Make communication two-way 5. Issue calls in action 6. Choose media wisely






30. 1. Self-awareness 2. Self-regulation 3. Motivation 4. Empathy 5. Social Skill






31. A spiritual power or personal quality that gives an individual influence or authority over large numbers of people






32. To handle friction and inevitable tensions - - short-term - 'fighting fires'






33. This style focuses on personal development. Coaching leaders help people identify their strengths and weaknesses - and tie them to their career aspirations. While this style is highly successful with people who want to change or improve professionall






34. The ability to pursue goals with energy and persistence - for reasons that go beyond money or status






35. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees






36. To listen and hear what people are saying and react in constructive ways (active listening).






37. A group of people working harmoniously together to effectively achieve a common goal






38. The ability to control or redirect disruptive impulses and moods - suspend judgment - and think before acting






39. This style mobilizes people toward a vision. Specifically - it provides an overarching goal - but gives others the freedom to choose their own way of reaching it. This approach is most effective when a business is at sea and needs direction - or duri






40. An introductory act or step; leading action






41. 1. Coercive 2. Authoritative 3. Affiliative 4. Democratic 5. Pacesetting 6. Coaching






42. External Factors: Benefits - working conditions - salary - etc. Internal Factors: Achievement - feedback - responsibility






43. Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundless of moral character; honestly.






44. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup






45. Having suitable or sufficient skill - knowledge - experience - etc. - for some purpose.






46. The ability to recognize and understand your moods - emotions - and drives as well as their effect on others






47. The quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one's own importance - rank - etc.






48. To align people who may not report to you toward a goal - 'Get them excited!'






49. One who includes employees in making decisions






50. To bring different groups together in order to reach mutually agreeable goals