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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. One who gives little or no direction to employees

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

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

4. Specialists in a specific area of the business

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

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

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

8. 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

9. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees

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

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

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

13. To speak and write persuasively

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

15. An introductory act or step; leading action

16. One who includes employees in making decisions

17. Directive and controlling style of management

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

19. The way a manager treats and involves employees

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

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

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

23. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals

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

25. Receiving - Responding - Valuing

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

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. 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

29. Providing extrensic awards may...

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

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

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

33. A leader without ethics

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

35. 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

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

37. 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

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

39. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup

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

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

42. The combination of tactical and strategic management

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

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

45. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management

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

47. Directing and leading people

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

49. 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

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