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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Executives responsible for the direction and success of the entire business

2. A system of moral principles

3. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. Directing and leading people

11. 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

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

13. Used when a leader needs to give direct - clear - and precise orders and makes decision

14. The ability to motivate individuals and groups to accomplish important goals

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

16. Specialists in a specific area of the business

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

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

19. One who includes employees in making decisions

20. 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

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

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

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

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

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

26. An introductory act or step; leading action

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

28. 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.

29. Receiving - Responding - Valuing

30. 1. Communication skills 2. Interpersonal skills 3. Conflict-resolution skills 4. Negotiation skills 5. Motivational skills

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

32. A leader without ethics

33. The way a manager treats and involves employees

34. Providing extrensic awards may...

35. The process of accomplishing the goals of an organization through the effective use of people and other resources

36. 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

37. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup

38. To speak and write persuasively

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

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

41. This 'do what I say' style demands immediate compliance. It is especially useful in turnaround situations - in a crisis - and with problem employees. However - using this style inhibits your organization's flexibility and can dampen employee motivati

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

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

44. The combination of tactical and strategic management

45. Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it active through regular communication for mutual benefits.

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

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

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

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

50. One who tries to figure out how to orchestrate people in order to get things done ...has very good social skills