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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. 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

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

3. Providing extrensic awards may...

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

5. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees

6. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management

7. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup

8. 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

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

10. 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

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

12. The combination of tactical and strategic management

13. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals

14. One who includes employees in making decisions

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

16. To speak and write persuasively

17. 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

18. A system of moral principles

19. 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

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

21. An introductory act or step; leading action

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

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

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

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

26. 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

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

28. One who gives little or no direction to employees

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

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

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

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

33. 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.

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

35. Directive and controlling style of management

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. A leader without ethics

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

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

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

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

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

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

50. Specialists in a specific area of the business