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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. 1. Self mastery - how you manage/master yourself. 2. You feel chemistry with person

2. Directing and leading people

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

4. One who includes employees in making decisions

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

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

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

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

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

10. To speak and write persuasively

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

16. Providing extrensic awards may...

17. A leader without ethics

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

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

20. Specialists in a specific area of the business

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

22. 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

23. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management

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

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

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

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

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

29. 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

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

31. Directive and controlling style of management

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

33. The combination of tactical and strategic management

34. The way a manager treats and involves employees

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

36. A system of moral principles

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

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

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

40. Receiving - Responding - Valuing

41. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup

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

43. One who gives little or no direction to employees

44. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees

45. An introductory act or step; leading action

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

47. 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

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

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

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