Difference Between Leadership And Management

1499 WordsDec 6, 20166 Pages
Leadership and Management are two commentary systems of actions all companies, schools, businesses, or any location dealing with guidance must have. However, they are two different systems of actions along with skills a leader versus a manager must have. Each has its own characteristic activities that are necessary for success to be achieved by the people under their control. Following I will explain the difference between leadership and management, the complimentary skills they share and reasons why the two are necessary in building a team amongst personal motivation and professional will. The topic chosen of Leadership Vs Management seems very familiar for one to understand. For the reason that it seems as if many have always understood and have seen the two as different but still both much needed to assist in the workplace for actual effort and work while in the workplace to be accomplished. Although there are many definitions of Leadership and Management, the two that I found perfectly acceptable for my research were found and given by Ashim Gupta. According to Gupta, Leadership which is lead, “is to guide on a way especially by going in advance; to direct on a course or in a direction,” while Management which is to manage, “is to handle or direct with a degree of skill; to make and keep compliant” (Gupta, 2009). After researching it seems as if almost every reference clearly states the two are different however, it is always likely the two are both found in a place of
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