Summary This article illustrates the importance of culture which Peter Vaill (1989) defines it as "a system of attitudes, actions, and artifacts that endures over time and operates to produce among its members a relatively unique common psychology" (p.147). In summary of this article, it emphasis the importance of accepting different cultures then ones own. Culture is an underlying construct of the way we express ourselves through interaction, performance, and on a social basis.
1. My philosophy of leadership is about collaboration and teamwork. Respecting and treating everyone the same, is key to supporting a good team atmosphere. I believe when a leader puts effort and care into assisting others, then their peers and followers will naturally want to support them. It is also important for a leader to recognize, that advocacy must never become so important that the critical elements of leadership are neglected (e.g. policy enforcement, command support, etc...).
I have learned to become an honest person with strong morals. Teachers know that they can trust me to get the work done. If they see a problem happening, they can ask me what is going on and they know that my response will be truthful. If a student has a question or problem, they can trust my opinion on what is the right thing to do. I am constantly encouraging and supporting students in my school
He shared this leadership style has been effective for him building rapport, respect, and camaraderie amongst his subordinates. He says the best way to enter a team is to learn the team you are leading before you commit to one style of leadership. Inquire the needs of the men and women and establish the leadership that is effective for you. Don’t be tied down by have one style and being the definition of a traditional leader. Like most things, we adapt and sometimes fall into different areas of leadership as needed.
The human services field is where I want to contribute the most during my lifetime. Moreover, I learned a lot about myself, I have some experiences that will contribute to my professional growth and identity and I am certain there will be challenges in my future as a psychologist. Furthermore, this course has further validated my pre-existing values and revealed some of my blind spots.
The success of the inspection was due to my time effectiveness, integrity, commitment, leadership, and the cadets themselves. Encounters such as these have taught me to be relentless in the face of adversity. I always strive to become better and that is the sole purpose behind my ambition to become a Marine Officer. I believe that no matter the circumstances, nothing else takes precedence over getting the job done right the first time and the first time only. I also believe that anyone from any educational, financial, or ethnic background has several opportunities to make a difference, and I wish to capitalize off those opportunities should they present themselves.
a. My Strengths include being dependable because I feel that I am able to always be there for the client whenever they need me because I am ready to be fully committed to this career. My second strength is communication skills. Active listening is an essential skill combined with encouraging clients to talk by asking open questions trying to keep the client’s responses on track. I also need to listen to what is not being said, whether through omission or expressed non-verbally. Being able to understand and use non-verbal communication such as tone of voice, posture, facial expressions, gestures and unconscious movements.
Volunteering at Union Mission was an inspiration as well as a learning experience. This experience helped me to make my final decision for my career path. Watching the caseworkers during their assessment with a client, enabled me to see their professionalism and how each case worker dealt with each client in the same manner. The caseworkers maintained a controlled atmosphere due to their demeanor and personality. Respect was attained for this profession, in addition, I realized that all situations are going to be different and there are going to be some good days and some bad days.
I learned so much about having hard conversation, and being respectful too. I know now that even if you don’t agree with someone, you can still be respectful to them, as they should be to you as well. This conversation taught me how to communicate with others even if the topic is hard to talk about. I know that this conversation will continue to contribute to my success here at K-state, and through
1.2 - Explain how to support effective communication with your job role. Effective communication is determined by the inter professional working between the manager and others whom are integrated into the organisation. Managers whom can identify the needs of effective communication can provide direction for the conversation, use resources available to enhance better communication, be able to facilitate change and achieve results in relation to positive outcomes of communication. Positive outcomes can include: • Understanding – different cultures, individual needs • Trust – being able to confide and express concerns • Honesty – being open with factual matters and how effects of work related issues • Better formed relationships – between staff,