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Army Leadership
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  1. What does FM 6-22 cover?
    Army Leadership: Competent, Confident, Agile
  2. What does FM 7-0 cover?
    Training the Force
  3. Define Leadership.
    Influencing people by providing purpose, direction and motivation to accomplish the mission and improve the organization.
  4. What is purpose?
    A reason to act to achieve a desired outcome
  5. What is direction?
    Communicating how to accomplish the mission, including: prioritizing tasks, assigning responsibility for completion and ensuring subordinates understand the standard.
  6. What is motivation?
    The will to accomplish the mission.
  7. Describe Be, Know and Do.
    Be: having the values of a leader

    Know: understanding the technical aspects of your job

    Do: applying what you know
  8. What are the 3 principle ways that leaders can develop others through which they provide feedback and knowledge?
    · Counseling

    · Coaching

    · Mentoring
  9. A leader’s effective is dramatically enhanced by understanding and developing what areas?
    · Military Bearing

    · Physical Fitness

    · Confidence

    • ·
    • Resiliency
  10. What is military bearing?
    Projecting a commanding presence, and professional image of authority.
  11. What is physical fitness?
    Having sound health, strength and endurance, which sustain emotional health and conceptual abilities under prolonged stress.
  12. What is confidence?
    Believing in the unit’s ability to accomplish the mission and demonstrating composure and outward calm through steady control over emotions.
  13. What is resilience?
    Ability to recover quickly from setbacks and adversity, while staying focused on the mission.
  14. What are the 3 core learning domains that shape the critical learning experiences through soldiers’ and leaders’ careers?
    · Institutional training

    · Job experience

    · Self-development
  15. What are the Leader Actions?
    • · Influencing: getting people to do what is
    • necessary

    • · Operating: actions taken to influence others to
    • accomplish the mission

    · Improving: learning from mission experience
  16. What are the 3 levels of leadership?
    · Direct: face to face

    • · Organizational: lead through levels of
    • subordinates

    • · Strategic: military and DA civilian leaders at
    • Dept. of Defense level. Influence thousands though organizations
  17. What are the Army Values?
    · Loyalty

    · Duty

    · Respect

    · Selfless Service

    · Honor

    · Integrity

    · Personal Courage
  18. Attributes of an Army Leader can best be defined as what a leader is. What are the attributes of an Army leader?
    · Leader of character

    · Leader with presence

    · Leader with intellectual capacity
  19. Core leader competencies are what a leader does. What are the core leader competencies?
    · Leads

    · Develops

    · Achieves
  20. Why must leaders introduce stress into training?
    To simulate battle field conditions.
  21. What are intended and unintended consequences?
    Intended: the leader planed for them.

    • Unintended: unplanned events that affected the
    • mission.
  22. What is communication?
    The passing along of information.
  23. Name the 2 barriers of communication.
    · Physical

    · Psychological
  24. Name some physical barriers of communication.
    · Distance

    · Noise of battle
  25. What is counseling?
    Process of reviewing a subordinates performance and potential.
  26. What are the 3 major categories of developmental counseling?
    · Event

    · Performance

    · Professional Growth
  27. Character is essential to successful leadership.
    What are the 3 major factors that determine a leader’s character?
    · Army Values

    · Empathy

    · Warrior Ethos
  28. What are the 7 steps to problem solving?
    · ID the problem

    · Gather info

    · Develop criteria

    · Generate possible solutions

    · Analyze possible solutions

    · Compare possible solutions

    · Implement a decision
  29. What is reverse planning?
    Planning to ensure your concepts lead to the intended end state.
  30. To assess subordinates, leaders must?
    · Observe and record subordinates performance

    · Determine if they are meeting the standard

    · Report observations and let subordinate comment

    • · Help subordinate create an Individual Dev. Plan (IDO)
    • to improve
  31. What are the team building stages?
    · Formation

    · Enrichment

    · Sustainment
  32. Name some things in a unit that affect moral?
    · Mess

    · Military justice

    · Mail

    · Supply

    · Housing
  33. What are beliefs?
    Beliefs derive from upbringing, culture, religious background, and traditions.