1. What can you find about the organization in this Bible teaching about achieving goals
This bible verse is very relevant in the sense that it encourages one to set objectives and be so
much determined to achieve them. Nehemiah in the picture is portrayed to be so much
committed to rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem in chapter 2 he takes a walk around the city and
takes note of every gate and estimates the possible means through which the gates can be rebuilt.
In section 4, some enemies want to interrupt the construction process, but they are prevented. For
an organization to achieve its goals, the management must be determined and put in place the
relevant strategies to accomplish the same.
2. What can you learn about communication systems in 4:18–20?
To bar the enemy from attacking in surprise, there were those who were meant to watch while
the others were working and alert in case the enemy attacks. Failure to do so would say that the
enemy would conquer. Without communication in an organization, there cannot be much
progress or development. There will be no smooth operations.
3. What can you learn about motivation from 4:10–15, 23?
Nehemiah encouraged the workers to believe in God for he would fight for them. With the
motivation with came from this great leader, the workers did the best they could, and they put in
their best effort. This is the power of motivation. For results to be realized in any organization,
motivation is vital.
4. Explain the principles of securing materials and funding from 2:8; 5:1–13.
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With the desire to put up the walls back to shape, Nehemiah required timber which he figured
way before how he would acquire. Before setting on a project, every organization needs to put in
place the assets and the resources required for the same including funds.
5. What do 4:19 and 2:12–16 teach about evaluation and feedback?
It is necessary to conduct a SWOT analysis for any organization because it enables the
management to focus ahead and know where exactly needs improvement. Through the provision
of the feedback, Nehemiah was able to determine what he required to continue with the project.
6. Describe what you see about leadership from 2:17–18.
There is the aspect of teamwork and unity which is enforced by the great leader. He says that let
us come together and build the walls. There is equally the aspect of criticism by a section of the
subjects. Some people would criticize your leadership even if you are on the right track.
7. What can you learn about setting standards from 6:1, 3, 16?
Setting standards is very important in meeting the goals and objectives of any organization. It is
proper if the rules are not lowered by all means. The people whom you lead will move to the
standard you set and perform a great work.
8. What can you learn about keeping good records from 3:1–32; 7:6–73?
Record keeping is essential as it acts as excellent evidence in case of doubt somewhere. Out of
the records, it was quite more comfortable to know which people were taken captive and how
many returned. The past successes and failures of an organization are critical at any point in the
life of an organization. These can only be traced in records. It is therefore essential to keep
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9. List principles about work assignments and job descriptions from 7:1–3.
Worker assignments should be done to relevant people and for related reasons. It is also proper
that the instructions be made clear and simple to the people who are being assigned the particular