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Army Leadership

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Who is an Army leader?
anyone who by virtue of assumed role or assigned responsibility inspires and influences people to accomplish organizational goals
The Leadership Requirements Model has two sides representing what two main characteristics?
Attributes, core leader competencies
According to the Leadership Requirements Model, there are three attributes a quality Army leader possesses. What are the three attributes?
Character, presence, intellectual capacity
What are the three Core Leader Competencies?
Leads, Develops, Achieves
Character is essential to successful leadership. What are the factors, internal and central to a leader, which make up the leader's core (character)?
Values, empathy, warriors ethos
Presence is a critical attribute that leaders need to understand. There are four characteristics of a leader's presence. What are those characteristics and their definitions?
Military bearing: projecting a commanding presence, a professional image of authority.Physical fitness: having sound health, strength, and endurance, which sustain emotional health and conceptual abilities under prolonged stress.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.Resilience: showing a tendency to recover quickly from setbacks, shock, injuries, adversity, and stress while maintaining a mission and organizational focus.
What are the conceptual components affecting the Army leader's intelligence?
Agility, judgement, innovation, interpersonal tact, domain knowledge
There are three core leader competencies in the Leadership Requirement model. What are the four categories under the competency of leads?
Leads others, extends influence Beyond the chain of Command, leads by Example, communicates
The Core Leader Competencies consist of Leads, Develops, and Achieves, Under the competency of Leads is the subset of leads by example. What are the components of this subset?
Displaying Character, leading with confidence in Adverse Conditions, displaying moral courage, demonstrating competence
What are the three components that make up the category of Communicates?
Sending, Receiving, Feedback (Listening actively, stating goals for action, ensuring shared understanding)
What is the definition of Army Leadership?
Be-Know-Do
What does FM 6-22 cover?
Army Leadership (Competent, Confident and Agile)
What does FM 7-0 cover?
Training the force
Define Leadership
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 those things you KNOW how to do, your competence in everything from the technical side of your job to the people skills a leader requires. But character and knowledge while absolutely necessary are not enough. You cannot be effective, you cannot be a leader, until you apply what you know, until you act and DO what you must.
What are the three principal ways that leaders can develop others through which they provide knowledge and feedback?
Counseling
Coaching
Mentoring
A leader's effectiveness is dramatically enhanced by understanding and developing what areas?
Military Bearing
Physical Fitness
Confidence
Resilience
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 the three core domains that shape the critical learning experiences throughout Soldiers' and leaders' careers?
Institutional training.
Training, education, and job experience gained during operational assignments.
Self-development.
What are the Leader Actions?
Influencing - getting people (Soldiers, Army civilians, and multinational partners) 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 the 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. Strategic leaders are responsible for large organizations and influence several thousand to hundreds of thousands of people.Loyalty
Duty
Respect
Selfless Service
Honor
Integrity
Personal Courage
What are the Army Values?
Loyalty
Duty
Respect
Selfless Service
Honor
Integrity
Personal Courage
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 with presence
A leader with 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 communications
Physical
Psychological
Name some physical barriers of communication
Noise of battle
Distance
What is counseling?
Counseling is the process used by leaders to review with a subordinate the subordinate's demonstrated performance and potential.
What are the three major categories of developmental counseling?
Event counseling
Performance counseling
Professional growth counseling
Character is essential to successful leadership. What are the three major factors that determine a leader's character?
Army Values
Empathy
Warrior Ethos
What are the 7 steps to problem solving?
ID the problem
Gather information
Develop criteria
Generate possible solutions
Analyze possible solutions
Compare possible solutions
Make and implement the decision
What is reverse planning?
Reverse 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 subordinates' 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?
Formation
Enrichment
Sustainment
Name some things in a unit that affect morale
Mess
Military justice
Mail
Supply
Billets
What are beliefs?
Beliefs derive from upbringing, culture, religious backgrounds and traditions.