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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Judgment based on observable experience and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices.






2. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






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






4. To speak and write persuasively






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






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






7. 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






8. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management






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






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






11. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup






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






13. 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






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






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






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






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






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






19. The way a manager treats and involves employees






20. An introductory act or step; leading action






21. 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






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






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






24. One who gives little or no direction to employees






25. A leader without ethics






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






27. 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






28. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees






29. Specialists in a specific area of the business






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






31. 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






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






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






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






35. 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






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






37. The combination of tactical and strategic management






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






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






40. A system of moral principles






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






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






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






44. Providing extrensic awards may...






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






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






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






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






49. 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






50. 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.