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What Is Affiliative Leadership? The “People First” Approach

  If the affiliative leader could be described in one word, it would be harmonious. These individuals portray their leadership traits through promoting harmony and conflict resolution among teams. Their goal is to build groups that work well together in accomplishing the objectives set forth by the organization. However, their motivation is not just concerned...

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What Is Active Listening? (Examples, How-to’s, Best Practices)

Active listening is when someone fully concentrates what is being said instead of just passively hearing a speaker. It involves all senses to become fully engaged in the messages that are being conveyed by whoever is actively communicating. This term can also be called “effective listening,” and can easily be related to business communications. People...

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What Is Organizational Citizenship Behavior? [Types, Examples]

  What Is Organizational Citizenship Behavior? Part 1 Organizational Citizenship Behavior Upsides Part 2 Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Types and Examples Part 3 Organizational Citizenship Behavior Best Practices Part 4 Part 1 What Is Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB)? Most employees understand that their primary duty is to do the work that is assigned to them, stay...

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What Is a Steering Committee? How to Organize It? [5 Essential Steps]

  What Is a Steering Committee? Part 1 Steering Committee Challenges Part 2 5 Essential Steps to Organize an Effective Steering Committee Part 3 Developing a Steering Committee: Best Practices Part 4 Part 1 What Is the Purpose of a Steering Committee? Steering committees are advisory bodies that are made up of senior stakeholders or...

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Mission Statement vs. Company Values vs. Vision: Difference and Best Practices

  Many times, when people refer to the company mission, values, and vision, they can use the three terms interchangeably and do not understand how each has a different impact on a company’s goals and objectives. A mission statement refers to the company’s objectives and often state a way for the organization to meet them....

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