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Management and Leadership 1 Management and Leadership Mohit Patel Management: Theory, Practice, and Application MGT/330 01/10/2011 Pater Espeut
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Management and Leadership 2 Introduction Each organization develops their own functions of management as well as leadership styles to suit their business. These skills are very important to maintain a victorious and healthy, organization. Organizations have to hire the top leaders and reliable managers in order to successfully achieve organization’s goals while ensuring that the business runs safely. Leaders and managers have their own set if duties and goals to achieve and both can be trained well to keep the business running efficiently. Explanation of the differences between management and leadership, as well as clarification on why these two skills are highly recommended to maintain any organization will be provided in this paper. The main difference that differentiates a leader form a manager is people skills or social popularity and acceptance. Leadership is an extremely important trait for a manager to succeed. As a manager’s task primarily consists of ensuring that things are done properly and tasks accomplished on time, leadership helps a manager accomplish this goal. All of this makes it extremely important for a competent manger to possess leadership qualities. Social involvement helps a manager to lead the group in an effective manner. All leaders can become good managers but it is not necessary that all managers are good leaders. For example several politicians like Barack Obama and Mahatma Gandhi have influenced the whole world and proved to be great leaders. Yet people like Sachin Tendulkar and Sania Mirza or even Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have displayed higher managerial qualities in managing and establishing their empires. Management Management is "the process of working with people and resources to accomplish organizational goals” (Bateman-Snell, 2003, p. 14). Management is responsible of facilitating
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Management and Leadership 3 meetings, solving problems, as well as the bureaucratic tasks. Management deals with the constant routine complications of organizations. They are responsible for the planning, budgeting, evaluating, and facilitating functions of an organization. Delegating system is used by managers to help employees with needed tasks. Managers focus on external activities and fret about short-term profits and stock price. Four functions of management which are used are planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. A manager is the executor of jobs and ensures that the jobs are carried out as planned. The powers vested in him are derived from the organization of the people appointed by him. Most managers are mainly concerned with the end result of the jobs and do not connect with people at the emotional level. Their job is transactional in nature and does not form a bond with the people. Leadership
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course MARKETING 330 taught by Professor Peterespeut during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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