Change Leadership And Managerial Method

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Change Leadership and Managerial Method
Sharma and Jain (2013, p. 309) point out that leadership and management even though different are linked to each other. “The manager’s job is to plan, organize, and coordinate. The leader innovates and the manager administers.” Organizations need both types of personnel to get things done. However, the aim of leadership and management do not always work cooperatively. To illustrate this point we quote Warren Bennis, a prominent scholar and organizational leadership consultant about how leadership and management work with each other:
“I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don’t think that’s quite it; it’s more like jazz. There is more improvisation.”
This reference then leads us to the premise that organizations are dynamic in nature and frequently see individuals either improvise or not stay within the guidelines of the establishment. This can have either positive or negative results. We especially see this concept in public organizations because of new requirements be they either statutory, demands from the public for services, changes in technology, or from necessities of ethics and accountability (Denhardt et al, p. 381). This frequently requires personnel to be versatile and adapt to changing environments or requirements. Nonetheless, change is still difficult for many people to make. As much as change is difficult for people to accept, effective public managers seem…
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