Flashcards in Army Leadership Deck (24):
What ADP covers Army Leadership?
What is the purpose of Army leadership?
establishes the fundamental principles by which Army leaders accomplish their missions and care for their people
What is leadership?
is the process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation to accomplish the mission and improve the organization
What is an Army leader?
is anyone who inspires and influences people to accomplish organizational goals
What does an Army leader do?
motivates people to pursue actions, focus thinking and shape decisions for the greater good of the organization
what is vital to develop the knowledge necessary to lead?
Education, training and experience
What are two important types of leadership that do not adhere entirely to hierarchical levels of authority?
informal and collective leadership
What is informal leadership?
manifests itself through knowledge, experience or technical expertise
What is collective leadership?
refers to the combined effects and synergies when leaders at different levels synchronize their leadership actions to achieve a common purpose
What is command?
is the authority that a commander in the armed forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment.
What is mission command?
is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander's intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations.
What conveys the expectations that the Army wants leaders to meet?
The leadership requirements model
What is the purpose of the leadership requirements model?
conveys the expectation that the army wants leaders to meet
What are leader attributes?
Character, presence, and intellect
What are leadership attributes?
are characteristics internal to a leaders. Attributes shape how an individual behaves and learns in their enviroment
What are leadership competencies
are groups of related actions that the Army expects leaders to do: lead, develop, and achieve
What are the three categories of competencies?
The army leader serves to: lead others; develop the environment, themselves, others and the profession as a whole; achieve organizational goals
The category of leads encompasses five competencies. What are they?
lead others; extends influence beyond the chain of command; builds trust; leads by example; communicates
The category of develops encompasses four competencies. What are they?
Creating a positive environment; prepares self; develops others; stewards the profession.
The category of achieve encompasses one competency. What is it?
What does prolonged use of negative leadership do?
to influence followers undermines the followers' will, initiative, and potential and destroys unit morale
What is toxic leadership?
is a combination of self-centered attitudes, motivations, and behaviors that have adverse effects on subordinates, the organization, and mission performance
How do toxic leaders operate?
with an inflates sense of self-worth and from acute self-interest. Toxic leaders consistently use dysfunctional behaviors to deceive, intimidate, coerce or unfairly punish others to get what they want for themselves.