Management And Leadership : Leadership

1023 WordsAug 24, 20145 Pages
Management and Leadership In Leadership, Leadership, Leadership" Are We All Chanting the Wrong Mantra, the authors says, “Leadership is simply management of higher level things” (McCormack, 2009, p.1) and that the leader manages the vision, people’s perception and their own behavior (p.1). McCormack continues his analysis by saying, “There are times when leadership simply cannot take place” (p.2). McCormack appears to believe that organizations and universities should not teach, encourage or tolerate leadership as a singular function: That they should only embrace it as a single duty within the broader responsibility of management. It appears that despite being a consultant and instructor of management, that McCormack does not understand the distinct roles of management and leadership. Although it is true that leadership is a form of management (Satterlee, 2013, p.5); however, it is also true that it is a function separate to itself (Lussier & Achua, 2012, p.7) and this seems to be the idea that McCormack missed. McCormack is viewing the role of leadership from a purely organizational perspective and ignoring the broader historical and humanitarian context. The next section discusses Satterlee’s textbook concepts and contrasts them with McCormack’s article while relating the topics to the Christian faith. The sections are (1) transformational leadership, (2) leadership versus management, and (3) types of power. Transformational leadership Transformational leadership is one
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