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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it active through regular communication for mutual benefits.

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

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

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

5. A system of moral principles

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

7. 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

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

9. Directive and controlling style of management

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. One who includes employees in making decisions

17. A leader without ethics

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

19. Directing and leading people

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

21. 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

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

23. 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.

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

25. Receiving - Responding - Valuing

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

27. This style expects excellence and self-direction. It works best for highly skilled and motivated people who work well on their own. Other people - however - may feel overwhelmed by a pacesetting leader's demands for excellence. Their self-esteem - tr

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

29. One who gives little or no direction to employees

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

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

32. 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

33. An introductory act or step; leading action

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

35. 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

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

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

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

39. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management

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

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

42. The combination of tactical and strategic management

43. 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

44. To speak and write persuasively

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

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

47. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees

48. 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

49. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup

50. The way a manager treats and involves employees