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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. External Factors: Benefits - working conditions - salary - etc. Internal Factors: Achievement - feedback - responsibility






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






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






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






5. Receiving - Responding - Valuing






6. Directive and controlling style of management






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






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. To speak and write persuasively






10. A leader without ethics






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






12. 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






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






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






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






16. 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






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






18. 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






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






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






21. 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






22. 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.






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






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






25. The arrangement of resources in order to meet goals






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






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






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






29. One who gives little or no direction to employees






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






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






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






33. A system of moral principles






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






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






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






37. 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






38. The ability to understand people's emotional makeup






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






40. Specialists in a specific area of the business






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






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






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






44. Directing and leading people






45. The combination of tactical and strategic management






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






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






48. Obtaining - training - and compensating employees






49. Providing extrensic awards may...






50. Vision - Communication - Trust - Self-Management