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Leadership And Motivation

Subject : soft-skills
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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.