Management and Leadership Paper

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Management and Leadership Paper University of Phoenix By Scott Ward
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There are many things to look at when dealing with an organization, one major section is management and leadership. These two things alone can make or break any company, this is why so many companies throw a lot of money and time into figuring out company relations and solutions to all conflicts. It comes down to knowing the difference between the two, knowing the roles and responsibilities that organizational managers and leaders play in creating and maintaining a healthy organizational culture, understanding the impact of globalization and management across borders, and lastly having strategies for any situation that can affect organizational culture. Here we will go into these sections with the information gathered from UPS’s organization and working conditions. When breaking down an organization and looking at management and leadership, knowing the difference between the two is very important in their success as a company. Management is where someone is in charge can be sure that they have subordinates, where leadership is someone who has followers and not by force, all by choice. In management, these people who are in charge are focused on time and money, since each is tied into the workings of the company. For UPS, time is in direct relation to money, there is no time to waste and there is always something to do. Managers are there to do exactly that, manage the work being done and make sure it is done correctly, in a prompt manor, and finished within the time limit given. Managers have only one thing on their mind; complete all objectives for the day. All decisions have been pre planned by their bosses and is then is to be passed along in the form of orders and directions to achieve desired numbers. When it comes to power, they have formal authority, which was given to them by their bosses. Also, they avoid risks whenever possible; the best outcome is always the best choice to make.
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Leadership is skill that many managers wish they could obtain, but very few do in their time as a manager. Leaders have followers, who want to do the things that they would like to have done by choice. Leaders do not manage people, but influence them with charisma and offers credit where credit is due. A leader is a person that other workers look up to when things need to get done, but there is room for organization. Leaders do not have to be management people, but this does not mean they cannot be. Leadership means being able to see a risk during
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ACC all taught by Professor All during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.

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