Flashcards in Army Leadership Deck (64)
What does ADP 6-22 cover?
What is an Army Leader?
An Army leader is anyone who by virtue of assumed role or assigned responsibility inspires and influences people to accomplish organizational goals.
What is Leadership?
Leadership is the process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation to accomplish the mission and improve the organization.
What is toxic leadership
Toxic leadership is a combination of self-centered attitudes, motivations, and behaviors that have adverse effects on subordinates, the organization, and mission performance.
What do Toxic Leaders consistently use dysfunctional behaviors to do?
deceive, intimidate, coerce, or unfairly punish others to get what they want for themselves
Can a Toxic Leader still achieve results?
Yes, but only Short Term results where followers respond to the positional power of their leader to fulfill requests
Which Leader competency categories does a Toxic Leader ignore when getting short term results?
Leading and Developing Soldiers
What will Toxic or Negative Leadership effect in Followers?
undermines the followers’ will, initiative, and potential and destroys unit morale
What are the two Characteristics of a Toxic Leader?
operates with an inflated sense of self-worth and from acute self-interest
What Value must a leader have to take the initiative to make something happen rather than standing by or withdrawing and hoping events will turn out well?
What type of leader will learn from each decision and action; with guidance from superiors, the leader will grow in confidence?
A Self-Aware Leader
What types of Leaders have the psychological and physical capacity to bounce back from life’s stressors to thrive in an era of high operational tempo and persistent conflict?
Resilient and fit leaders
What is “Command”?
the authority that a commander in the armed forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment. Command includes the authority and responsibility for effectively using available resources and for planning the employment of, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling military forces for the accomplishment of assigned missions
What is “Mission Command”?
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 Army Regulation specifically charges commanders to perform functions such as establishing a positive climate, caring for the well-being of Soldiers, properly training their Soldiers and developing subordinates’ competence?
What is AR 600-20?
Army Command Policy
What are the three Levels of Leadership?
Direct; Organizational; Strategic
What is the Direct Level Leadership?
ability to apply competencies at a proficient level
What is the Organizational Level Leadership?
apply competencies to increasingly complex situations
What is the Strategic Level Leadership?
Shape the military through change over extended time
What are the four Special Conditions of Leadership?
Formal; Informal; Collective; Situational
What are the three Leader Attributes?
Character; Presence; Intellect
What are the three Leader Competencies?
Leads; Develops; Achieves
What is Character?
the essence of who a person is, what a person believes, how a person acts
What year was the Army’s First Leadership Doctrine Published?
What does a Leader taking care of people involve?
creating and sustaining a positive climate through open communications, trust, cohesion, and teamwork
Should every good Army Leader also need to be a good Follower?
What are the things that a good Follower must Learn?
learning loyalty, subordination, respect for superiors, and even when and how to lodge candid disagreement
How can Leaders mitigate resistance when trying to influence others?
by anticipating what others value, their reactions to influence, their shared understanding of common goals, and their commitment to the general organization or the purpose of the mission and their trust in the organization and the leader