Leadership cf. management

Distinguish between leadership and management
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LeadershipManagement
Earned by the individual? Bestowed by virtue of position?
Inspires others to follow? Demands that others work?
Leader may change depending on circumstances? Manager changes only rarely?

Leadership cf. management

The two ideas are closely related, but...

"Management is usually viewed as getting things done through other people in order to achieve stated organisational objectives.

"The emphasis on leadership is on interpersonal skills in a broader context. It is often associated with the willing and enthusiastic behaviour of followers.

"Leadership does not necessarily take place within the hierarchical structure of the organisation.

"Leadership can be seen primarily as an inspirational process."

(Mullins, 1996)


Leadership and power

Power is based on the subordinate's perception of the leader (Mullins, 1996)


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