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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Analyzing of information - setting goals - and making decisions about what needs to be done






2. Directing and leading people






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






10. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






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






12. Specialists in a specific area of the business






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






14. 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






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






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






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






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






19. To speak and write persuasively






20. One who includes employees in making decisions






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






22. 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






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






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






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






26. The way a manager treats and involves employees






27. 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






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






29. 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






30. An introductory act or step; leading action






31. One who gives little or no direction to employees






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






33. 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






34. A leader without ethics






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






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






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






38. 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.






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






40. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management






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






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






43. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals






44. 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






45. Providing extrensic awards may...






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






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






48. The combination of tactical and strategic management






49. A system of moral principles






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