Airman Leadership vol.2

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  1. define time management
    effectively using your time by setting goals and objectives to help you get the most from your resources and accomplish the mission.
  2. list three time management plans
    • The ABC Priority Method
    • The Pareto Principle
    • The covey Time Management Matrix
  3. Describe each plan for time management
    • The ABC Priority method-make a "To-do" list, prioritize all of your tasks as "A", "B", or "C" items, perform "A" items first, "B" items next, and "C" items last.
    • The pareto principle-20% of items give 80% of the results. List your tasks and focus 80% of your time and effort to the 20% of your work that is most important.
    • The Covey Matrix- place each of your tasks into one of the four quadrants (Quadrant 1=Quadrant of Reaction, Quadrant 2= Quadrant of quality, Quadrant 3=Quadrant of Deception, Quadrant 4=Quadrant of waste). Spend most of your time working in quadrant 1. Beware of quadrants 3 and 4
  4. what two steps are essential to ANY time management plan?
    Make a "To-do" list. Prioritize your tasks.
  5. list several time management tools
    • calenders
    • organizers
    • personal planners
    • PDAs
    • Smart Phones
  6. what types of items should be delegated?
    Priority "C" tasks, Priority items that are urgent but not difficult.
  7. How can you take command of the telephone?
    Don't depend solely on messages left, No more telephone tag, Call scheduling, Work with others, Voicemail and answering machines
  8. identify 2 examples of early use of air power
    military ballooning, air machines, Aeroplane No. 1
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  10. list 4 Air Force Medal of Honor recipients.
    • SSgt. Henry Erwin
    • A1C William Pitsenbarger
    • SSgt Maynard H. Smith
    • TSgt Forrest Vosler
    • SSgt Archibald Mathies
    • A1C John L. Levitow
    • CMSgt Richard Etchberger
  11. what Air Force Manual(AFM)or Air Force Instruction (AFI) governs Dress and Appearance?
    A. AFI 36-2618
    B. AFI 36-2903
    C. AFM 36-2203
    B. AFI 36-2903
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  12. How do Dress and Appearance support Air Force culture?
    A. it does not support Air Force culture
    B. None of these
    C. Your appearance is not as important as long as you know the drill
    D. Provides standardization and teamwork
    D. Provides standardization and teamwork
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  13. How far back does the origin of Dress and Appearance standards date?
    A. 1778, at Valley Forge when von Steuben assisted Gen Washington
    B. None of these
    C. 1775, when Gen George Washington commanded the Continental Army
    D. 6 Aug 2007, when the first Dress and Appearance AFI was printed
    C. 1175, when Gen George Washington commanded the Continental Army
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  14. why is it important for military members to show respect to the Flag?
    A. Because you are told to do so
    B. it pleases our Superiors
    C. It honors our military heritage and shows an appreciation for freedom.
    C. it honors our military heritage and shows an appreciation for freedom.
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  15. What Air Force Manual or Air Force Instruction governs Drill and Ceremonies?
    A. AFI 36-2903
    B. AFI 36-2618
    C. AFM 36-2203
    C. AFM 36-2203
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  16. Air Force culture supports military professionalism by:
    a. Helping you appreciate the need for authority, discipline, and the importance of following orders promptly and precisely.
    b. Helping you develop desirable qualities like professionalism, commitment, dedication and leadership/followership.
    c. Promoting a stronger military orientation.
    d. All of the above.
    d. All of the above.
  17. define wellness
    wellness is identified as a complete advancement towards treating the mind, body, and spirit as a whole. It's a condition resulting from incorporating a system of individual programs into your life.
  18. list the four dimensions of wellness
    • social
    • emotional
    • spiritual
    • physical
  19. define the four dimensions of wellness
    • Social dimension deals with your network of friends and personal relationships with those you care about.
    • Emotional dimension refers to building an awareness of and accepting your feelings and moods.
    • Spiritual dimension is that within us which motivates us in life and gives us strength and resiliency.
    • physical dimension refers to weight control, a balanced and healthy diet, appearance, self image, and exercise.
  20. explain why being totally fit impacts mission accomplishment.
    having a well-rounded perspective of fitness socially, spiritually, emotionally, and physically increases your ability to influence and lead your subordinates.
  21. describe the purpose of the Air Force Fitness Program
    the purpose is to motivate all members to participate in a year-round physical conditioning program that emphasizes total fitness to include proper aerobic conditioning, strength/flexibility training, and healthy eating.
  22. list 5 key players of the Air Force Fitness Program
    • fitness assessment cell
    • unit fitness program manager
    • immediate supervisor
    • physical training leader
    • individual
  23. define the fitness improvement program
    the fitness improvement program is a unit-based or fitness center-based program that all members receiving an "unsatisfactory" fitness score are required to attend.
  24. define the healthy living program
    the healthy living program targets nutritional and exercise behavior changes to improve the members' health and fitness.
  25. list the factors of proper weight management
    • aerobic fitness
    • muscular fitness
    • flexibility
    • body composition
  26. list the four basic eating rules
    • eat small frequent meals
    • eat every 3-4 hours
    • eat as soon as possible after excercise
    • consume a variety of foods
  27. give an example of how not eating frequently throughout the day may affect you.
    • slow metabolism
    • overeating
    • reduce physical performance (ex. slow run time)
    • reduce mental performance
  28. give an example of a behavior not recommended to achieve optimal fitness.
    • weigh yourself daily
    • use diuretics or laxatives
    • spend an excessive amount of time in saunas
    • participate in extremely low calorie diets
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  33. define stress
    stress is any circumstance that places special physical and psychological demands on an organism leading to physiological, and behavioral outcomes. If these demands persist over time, long-term or chronic undesirable outcomes or strains may result
  34. what is the difference between eustress and distress?
    eustress is the positive consequences of stress and distress is the negative consequence of stress.
  35. list the subcategories of organizational stressors. List the major types of extra-organizational stressors. Give an example of each stressor.
    the seven organizational stressor subcategories are job, role, environmental, interpersonal, leadership, organizational structure, and change. the three major types of extraorganizational stressors are family problems, marital issues, and financial issues
  36. what are 4 stressors reaction/condition types?
    • physical
    • psychological
    • behavioral
    • cognitive
  37. List 3 ways to intervene and adapt to combat and operational stress to prevent PTSD.
    • you can accept the fact of being in the military and prepare for the worst.
    • understand that fear is normal, try to prevent fear so intense that it controls you(training to survive), communicate feelings and thoughts with others, reduce continuous exposure to the trauma, and seek professional help immediately.
  38. Describe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    a disorder diagnosed by psychologists for people who have experienced a traumatic event in or out of combat and have problems coping and causes significant organizational, extra-organizational, rational, relationship, and interpersonal disturbances that causes depression.
  39. list the three behaviors associated with suicide
    • suicidal gesture
    • attempted suicide
    • completed suicide
  40. list ways a supervisor can keep suicide prevention a continuous process within the workcenter.
    you can keep up a continuous process by keeping open communication with the subordinate and family, ensuring new members and family attend budget, parenting, and stress courses, addressing the topic in performance feedback sessions, addressing the topic at commander's call, making frequent face to face contact with your subordinates, and bonding with your airmen through workcenter activities, meetings, and unannounced visits to shift workers.
  41. list three ways an attempted or completed suicide affects the workcenter and family.
    An attempted suicide or completed suicide can affect the workcenter by causing copy cat attempts, division within the workcenter and lower morale. if the suicide was completed in the workcenter, people may be afraid to go to the same area and accept blame for not noticing the warning signs. if the individual had a family, they may need professional counseling or financial aid.
  42. what are the actual impacts of going to mental health for assistance?
    the majority of those people who self-refer have a positive career outcome. they may be rehabilitated and returned back to normal routines. Assistance can also be provided to the family by helping them with any problems related to their family member's health.
  43. Name additional referrals you could use to provide assistance in stressful situations.
    • your leadership
    • first sergeant
    • commander
    • mental health services
    • chaplain
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Airman Leadership vol.2
airman leadership vol.2 Set A chapters 1-11
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