Flashcards in Leadership Deck (33):
What does FM 6-22 cover?
Army Leadership (Competent, Confident and Agile)
what does FM 7-0 cover?
Training the force
Leadership is influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation while operating to accomplish the mission and improving the organization.
what is purpose?
purpose gives subordinates the reason to act in order to achieve a desired outcome.
what is direction?
providing clear direction involves communicating how to accomplish a mission: prioritizing tasks, assigning responsibility for completion, and ensuring subordinates understand the standard.
what is motivation?
motivation supplies the will to do what is necessary to accomplish a mission
describe the "be, know and do"
Army leadership begins with what the leader must BE, the values and attributes that shape a leader's character. Your skills are things you KNOW from technical to people skills of being a leader. and DO is when you actually apply your skills and values.
what are the three principal ways that leaders can develop others through which they provide knowledge and feedback?
a leaders effectiveness is dramatically enhanced by understanding and developing what areas?
what is military bearing?
projecting a commanding presence, a professional image of authority.
what is physical fitness?
having sound health, strength, and endurance, which sustain emotional health and conceptual abilities under prolonged stress.
what is confidence?
projecting self-confidence and certainty in the unit's ability to succeed in whatever it does; able to demonstrate composure and outward calm through steady control over emotion.
what is resilience?
showing a tendency to recover quickly from setbacks, shock, injuries, adversity, and stress while maintaining a mission and organizational focus.
what are three core domains that shape the critical learning experiences throughout soldiers and leaders careers?
-training, education, and job experience gained during operational assignments.
what are leader actions?
-influencing- getting people to do what is necessary.
-operating- the actions taken to influence others to accomplish missions and to set the stage for future operations.
-improving- capturing and acting on important lessons of ongoing and completed projects and missions.
what are three levels of leadership?
DIRECT- direct leadership is face to face, first line leadership.
ORGANIZATIONAL- organizational leaders influence several hundred to several thousand people. they do this indirectly, generally through more levels of subordinates than do direct leaders.
STRATEGIC- strategic leaders include military and DA civilian leaders at the major command through department of Defense levels. they are responsible for large organizations and influence several thousand to hundreds of thousands of people.
what are the army values?
attributes of an army leader can best be defined as what an army leader is. what are the attributes of an army leader?
a leader of character
a leader of presence
a leader of intellectual capacity
core leader competencies are what an army leader does. what are the core leader competencies?
an army leader leads
an army leader develops
an army leader achieves
why must leaders introduce stress into training?
using scenarios that closely resemble the stresses and effects of the real battlefield is essential to victory and survival in combat.
what are intended and unintended consequences?
-intended consequences are the anticipated results of a leader's decisions and actions.
-unintended consequences arise from unplanned events that affect the organization or accomplishment of the mission.
what is communication?
a process of providing information
name the two barriers of communication?
physical and psychological
name some physical barriers of communication.
noise of battle
what is counseling?
counseling is the process used by leaders to review with a subordinate the subordinates demonstrated performance and potential.
what are three major categories of developmental counseling?
1. event counseling
2. performance counseling
3. professional growth counseling
character is essential to successful leadership. what are the three major factors that determine a leader's character?
what are the 7 steps to problem solving?
id the problem
generate possible solutions
analyze possible solutions
compare possible solutions
make and implement the decision
what is reverse planning?
revers planning is a specific technique used to ensure that a concept leads to the intended end state.
to assess subordinates, leaders you must?
-observe and record subordinate's performance in the core leader competencies.
-determine if the performances meet, exceed, or fall below expected standards
-tell subordinates what was observed and give an opportunity to comment.
- help subordinates develop an individual development plan (IDP) to improve performance.
what are the team building stages?
name some things that affect morale?