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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Used when a leader needs to give direct - clear - and precise orders and makes decision






2. To speak and write persuasively






3. 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






4. 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






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






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






8. A leader without ethics






9. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup






10. 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.






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






12. One who includes employees in making decisions






13. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees






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






15. 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






16. 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






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






19. The combination of tactical and strategic management






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






29. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management






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






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






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






33. Specialists in a specific area of the business






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






35. An introductory act or step; leading action






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






37. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






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






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






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






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






42. The way a manager treats and involves employees






43. Providing extrensic awards may...






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






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






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






47. One who gives little or no direction to employees






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






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






50. A system of moral principles