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Management and Leadership: Hewlett Packard 1 Management and Leadership: Hewlett Packard
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Management and Leadership: Hewlett Packard 2 Management and Leadership: Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard (HP) is a technology organization that has been around since 1939. They have one hundred and seventy organizations that operate all over the world (Hewlett  Packard, 2010) . Hewlett Packard explores how technology and the technology’s services can help organizations and people with their problems and challenges. They offer a wide range of the best technology in the world today. This includes desktops, laptops, hand-held’s, and even more. The company believes in having strong ethics and responsibilities (Hewlett Packard, 2010). They take pride in everything they do and only plan on giving their customers the best technology available. Hewlett Packard’s corporate headquarters is located in Palo Alto, California. Hewlett Packard has to have a strong management and leadership team to better serve the company’s customers with the latest technology (Hewlett Packard, 2010). This analysis will explore the difference in management and leadership, how the roles and responsibilities of the organizational leaders and managers play in creating and maintaining a healthy organizational culture, examine the affect of globalization and management across borders, and two strategies that leaders and management can use to create and maintain a healthy organizational culture. Management and Leadership Most people today believe that management and leadership mean the same thing. There are some cases where a manager can be a good leader as well as a manager, but usually that is not the case. The separation between management and leadership comes down to how they motivate the employees. Management are in control because they were put there by an
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Management and Leadership: Hewlett Packard 3 organization (changingminds, 2010). Managers are authority figures, which employees must listen to and follow his or her instructions. The employee does this in order to get paid. The employees answer to the managers and in return the manager listen to his or her boss (changingminds, 2010). Managers are work focused, which means they are paid to get the job done. This could mean with little time and little money, so to ease the stress off them they pass the work on to their employees. Managers often like to avoid conflict and be less risky than others (changingminds, 2010). Leadership on the other hand is completely different. Leaders don’t automatically have people under them. A good successful leader challenges the process, inspires shared visions, enables others to act, models the way, and encourages the heart. These five behaviors for leaders are combined from two perspectives, what a person wants and what a business needs To be able to lead one has to have followers. Leaders do not tell a person what to do, instead they have this appeal to them that automatically make a person want
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course MGMT MGT 350 taught by Professor Robbiepiel during the Spring '10 term at Uni. Portsmouth.

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