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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. To align people who may not report to you toward a goal - 'Get them excited!'

2. A leader without ethics

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

4. 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

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

7. Directing and leading people

8. Providing extrensic awards may...

9. A system of moral principles

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

11. Receiving - Responding - Valuing

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

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

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

15. 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

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

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

18. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees

19. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. Directive and controlling style of management

30. 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

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

32. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals

33. One who gives little or no direction to employees

34. 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.

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

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

37. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management

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

39. An introductory act or step; leading action

40. To speak and write persuasively

41. The combination of tactical and strategic management

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

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

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

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

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

47. 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

48. One who includes employees in making decisions

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

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