MGT330 Final Paper - Management Management Luke Boyd MGT...

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Management 1 Management Luke Boyd MGT 330: Management for Organizations Professor Anissa Upshaw March 6, 2011
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Management 2 Management and Leadership Though management and leadership are one in the same, each of them has their own conviction. John Kotter, a Harvard Business School Professor, mentions, management and leadership have two distinctive, fundamental purposes: management is about coping with complexity; and leadership is about coping with change (Bencivenga, 2002). A corporation’s ability to cope with these changes relies heavily on its manager’s abilities as well as the leaderships. This essay will analyze the variance between management and leadership as well as how the two relate within the Tyco organization. Along with that, this paper will analyze the positions and liabilities needed to create a thriving administrational culture. This paper will also determine the impact of globalization and how it is handled by companies as well as how globalization has affected the Tyco organization. Furthermore, this paper strives to illustrate various tactics that can be used by leaders and managers to help maintain a strong and organized work environment and culture. The Variance Though management and leadership are looked at as one in the same because of the vital roles they play in a corporation’s success; they are actually very distinct. A manager is supposed to maintain the balance in the corporations while the leader makes the decisions necessary to propel the company in the positive direction. A manager keeps the business going while the leader ensures that the company will stay alive and pumping. A leader also hold the responsibility of keeping morale up and making sure that everyone is happy and has what they need where as a manager makes the tough decisions like, whose going to work on Christmas Eve. Warren Bennis states “Managers do things right. Leaders do the right thing” (Hindle, 2008, Para. 1). Leadership helps to ensure an organization is effective in said organization’s strategies;
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Management 3 whereas, management helps to ensure said organization is efficient in its internal systems. Conceivably, there was a period when the terms manager and leader could be separated; however, this may no longer be the case. A manager in an industrial-era business unit most likely did not have to provide much attention to what he or she was manufacturing or to the individuals producing the product. Part of the manager’s job was to adhere to orders, organize the work, allocate the right employees to the necessary responsibilities, manage the results, and make sure the objective was accomplished. In other words, the manager’s focus was on efficiency. However, in the current economy, where the value of an organization is progressively
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ORGANIZATI 201 taught by Professor Pope during the Spring '11 term at Ashford University.

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