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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. 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






2. 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






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






4. 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






5. 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






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






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






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






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






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






11. Directive and controlling style of management






12. A system of moral principles






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






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






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






16. Providing extrensic awards may...






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






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






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






20. 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






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






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






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






24. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management






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






26. Specialists in a specific area of the business






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






28. Directing and leading people






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






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






31. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees






32. The way a manager treats and involves employees






33. 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.






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






35. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup






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






37. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals






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






39. 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






40. To speak and write persuasively






41. One who includes employees in making decisions






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






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






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






45. 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






46. The combination of tactical and strategic management






47. A leader without ethics






48. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






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






50. An introductory act or step; leading action