Social Competency And Leadership

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Social competence is an important skill in society. By the definition of Rubin and Rose-Krasnor in 1992, its concept is an ability for people to achieve their personal goals in social interaction with a long lasted positive relationships. It is also focusing on how emotions are conveyed in social interactions (Riggio & Reichard, 2008). There are also other 3 concepts of social competence, which are communication competence, social skills and ability to retain positive interpersonal relationships through cooperation, responsiveness, assuming social liability and behaving in welcoming, warm way (Green& Rechis, 2006). Social competence can affect a person’s leadership. In this essay, the relationship between social competence and leadership will…show more content…
Leader is a controller in a group. He needs to communicate with the other group members and lead them to achieve the goal. A good leader knows how to talk clearly to lead and guide the team to different steps. Moreover, he ought to know how to use appropriate languages to solve the problems and argues in the group. Good communication competence can improves the rapprochement in a team and easier to reach the goals. It is not only saying positive things, but problems and worries should also be discussed in the group. Good communication is not just focus on transmitting good messages; problems are also needed as members can help to solve them rather than leave them and cause a more serious…show more content…
I have known my friends for nearly 10 years, and we know each other’s personalities and needs. It is helpful for us to work together. Everyone in our small friend circle is a leader since we all know what skills are the others good at and can organize the works very well. As we know each other very well, we are not afraid to argue the problems which may caused during the projects. It is because we know how to communicate with each other and what is the appropriate language means in our team. Moreover, we do not need to spend too much time to understand what the other is saying because of the understanding to each other during this long period of time. Therefore, a long-term positive relationship is the most important in a team as time helps a person to learn and know more about how to social, communicate and get along with the
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