AGED 404 Midterm

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  1. Three skills of leadership
    • Technical: do you know what you are talking about? Experiences and specific skills. Industry knowledge
    • Conceptual: do you have vision? Think strategically, innovative, work well in abstraction
    • Human Relations: do you have the people skills to influence others in a positive way? Trustworthy, honest, ethical, reliable, friendly.
  2. Three styles of leadership
    • Laissez Faire: hands off, step back, requires trust, Macromangement 
    • Autocratic: controlling, bossy, dictate, micromanagement
    • Democratic: In middle of both; participatory, ask, seek input
    • Autocratic biggest concern is more about getting the job done and less about the people. Give orders
  3. Myths about leadership
    • There is little known about leadership
    • All leaders are born with unique qualities
    • Leaders make all of the group's decisions
    • All leaders are popular, charismatic individuals
    • To lead requires election or appointment
  4. TIS
    • Topic: what is speaker's talk about?
    • Importance: what does it meant to us? Reason to listen, credibility, engage audience
    • Speaker: Qualify speaker, welcome and say speaker's name
  5. Effective Introduction
  6. Effective Recognition
  7. Effective Impromptu
  8. Goal setting SMART
    • Specific: Who, What, When, Where, Why
    • Measurable: How much, how many, when will you know you reached it
    • Attainable: important to you, can do the things needed to achieve goal
    • Realistic: available resources, willing and able, who can help
    • Tangible: can you touch, feel it, see it
  9. Maslow's Theory of Motivation
    • Hierarchy of Needs
    • 1. Biological and Physiological: basic life needs, air, food, shelter, drink
    • 2. Safety needs: protection, security, order, limits, stability
    • 3. Belongingness and Love needs: family, affection, relationships, work groups
    • 4. Esteem needs: achievement, status, responsibility, reputation
    • 5. Self-Actualisation: personal growth and fulfillment
  10. Change SMALLER
    • Self-conscious: give more information up front. Know why you want/ have to change
    • Missing: we're afraid we'll be missing something. lose confidence
    • Alone: fear of going through change on your own. Structure interaction
    • Limit: limit amount of change you can handle. One bite at a time. Celebrate
    • Level of readiness: appreciate different levels of readiness. Look for examples/evidence of success. 
    • Enough resources: do you have the resources to change. Seek help from people and be creative. 1. Time 2. Money 3. People-> (need these to make a change)
    • Revert: keep the pressure on. Take away step-by-step. Anticipate what is next
  11. Categories of change
    Adopter Categories
    • Innovations: eager to lean, risk taker, wealthy, travel a lot, highly educated
    • Early Adopters: respected, above average education, financially stable, locality, opinion leaders
    • Early Majority: conservative, above average education, gather info, willing to read and ask questions
    • Late Majority: skeptical, average social status, rarely travel, will change when forced.
    • Laggards: older, local, little opinion leadership, rooted in past
  12. Key terms with Adopter Categories
    • Change agent- when you are leader in organization
    • Opinion leader- someone in organization that organization trusts
    • -look for these people when making changes
    • Find early adopter because they will carry message to laggards
  13. Opinion leaders
    The ones who the organization trusts
  14. Change Agents
    Try to change/shape opinion leaders
  15. Wardrobe for Ag leader
    • coveralls
    • blue blazer
    • white dress shirt/blouse
    • khaki or tan slacks/shirt
    • grey wool slacks/skirt
    • silk tie/scarf
    • black or brown shoes and belt
    • Dark socks/natural nylons
  16. Professional Dress
    • Wearing attire appropriate to the context
    • Professionalism=Appropriateness 
    • Appropriateness=Judgement
    • Judgement=Image
    • Image=Respect
    • 75% of all interview decisions are based upon appearance
    • Conservative classic
    • Dark colors- black, blue, grey
  17. Dana Byrd
    • President of Young Farmers & Farmers
    • Meet people in the industry in order to network
    • Internships + Enterprises = leadership
    • Communication, organization, teamwork, adaptability, commitment
    • Don't be afraid to explore (jobs)
    • Learn from older more experienced
    • Let your skills speak for yourself
  18. Mr. Nilsen
    • Get involved in career first then community
    • Network and meet other community leaders, not quite business connection
    • have to earn a spot on board
    • have to have a work balance so you don't get burnt out
    • Mix professional with personal life-will make you happy and others will attract
    • X factor feature about someone that naturally attracts others
    • Don't be known as a flake
    • be a thought leader in profession
    • 10% of paycheck into savings+3-6 months of living expenses
  19. 3 P's of Meetings
    • 1. Planned: executive planning meetings, agendas distributed, speakers contacted, members informed, facilities secured, program determined
    • 2. Productive: Purpose (no purpose->doesn't matter), prompt, action items address, minutes taken for accountability, effective leadership, monopolizers muzzled
    • 3. Phun: easy to attend, energizing, phood, free stuff, prizes, creative
  20. Which in parli pro needs majority vote
    • Adjourn meeting
    • To withdraw a motion
    • Lay on the Table
    • Postpone Definitely
    • Refer to Committee
    • Amend
    • Postpone Indefinitely
    • Main Motion
    • Take from the Table
  21. Which Parli Pro needs 2/3 vote
    Previous Question
  22. Which Parli Pro doesn't need a vote to pass
    • Question of Privilege
    • Point of Order
    • Division of the House
  23. Parli Pro
    • first make a Main Motion
    • then can amend it 
    • then can refer to a committee
  24. Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator
    • Extraversion or Introversion
    • -Extroversion: likes action, variety, acts quickly, likes to see how other people do a job
    • -Introversion: quiet and time to self, work privately, understand idea of job
    • Thinking or Feeling
    • -thinking: decide using logic, treated with justice, may neglect and hurt others, gives more attention to ideas rather than people
    • -feeling: decide using personal feelings and human values, can predict how others will feel
    • Judging or Perceiving
    • -judging: make a plan, finish one project before starting another, lives by standards and schedules
    • -perceiving: stays flexible and avoids plans, starts projects but doesn't finish, may decide too slowly, lives by making changes to deal with problems 
    • Sensing or iNuitive
  25. Leadership Defined
    • Leadership is the process in which an individual influences members to work towards the group's goals
    • An effective leader also builds positive relationships among members
    • A leader is anyone in the group who exerts leadership. Sometimes the most effective leader is not chosen or elected
  26. What is YF&R a part of
    Part of farm bureau
  27. Purpose of Myers Briggs
    • Way of effectively workings with others
    • You can change, but have a preference
  28. Types of change
    • Transactional-tasks, things (management)
    • Transformational-big, cultural, behavior, (leadership)-vision, disruptive
    • Give more info upfront in organization so people don't feel self conscious
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AGED 404 Midterm
2015-05-13 20:03:00
AGED 404

AGED 404 Leadership in Agriculture
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