Management and Leadership
Leaders and managers are very similar in role responsibilities, yet have very subtle differences. Both roles are instrumental in building strong teams of employees and compliment each other as they work towards the same goals. While there are many similarities to be defined between the two roles, there are a few notable differences which can help to distinguish between a manager and a leader.
The differences between management and leadership are what set people apart in the work place, the main diffence that seperates managent from leaders is motivation. Leaders seek to appeal to the people who work for them by using various ways such inspiration and charisma. how ever managers use a different approach, they tell the people who work for them what to do.
Managers are also subordinates in that they are also told what to do and have there own targets and goals which have to be made, managers are important in any business as we normally believe that managers are responsible for getting things done usally through other people by setting tasks and targets and monitoring until achieved. A manager simply maintains a system that is already set out and is responsible to make sure his or her staff are working to the correct method and achieving task and goals set. A manager is rigid and unable to be creative as has to follow compay structure.
Leaders are more focused on achieving what is set out by the manager by asking for assistance from the team not telling them, they may have there own targets and goals but instead of deligating tasks they look to motivate and inspire to get the job done and aren't affraid to look for new ideas that will help achieve this i.e looking outside the box. leaders can sometimes be looked upon as role models which will gain followers who become loyal to them and the business.A leader creates or rather inovates who comes up with fresh ideas in order to deliver results.
Leaders are focused on the future and are...