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






2. Directing and leading people






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






4. 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






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






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






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






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






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






10. A leader without ethics






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






12. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






13. 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






14. 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






15. 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.






16. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management






17. An introductory act or step; leading action






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






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






20. To speak and write persuasively






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






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






23. 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






24. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals






25. Providing extrensic awards may...






26. 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






27. The way a manager treats and involves employees






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






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. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees






31. The combination of tactical and strategic management






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






33. One who gives little or no direction to employees






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






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






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






37. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup






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






39. Directive and controlling style of management






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






41. One who includes employees in making decisions






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






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






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






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






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






47. A system of moral principles






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






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






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