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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Executives responsible for the direction and success of the entire business

2. 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

3. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management

4. An introductory act or step; leading action

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

7. 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.

8. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup

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

10. The way a manager treats and involves employees

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. Directive and controlling style of management

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

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

21. Directing and leading people

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. One who includes employees in making decisions

30. Receiving - Responding - Valuing

31. One who gives little or no direction to employees

32. 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

33. Providing extrensic awards may...

34. Specialists in a specific area of the business

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

36. 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

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

38. To speak and write persuasively

39. 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

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

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

42. The combination of tactical and strategic management

43. A system of moral principles

44. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees

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

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

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

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

49. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals

50. A leader without ethics