The Differences Between Leadership And Management

1699 WordsJun 28, 20167 Pages
Kurt Lewin 's framework is popular and useful, because it encourages managers to be less autocratic than they might instinctively be. Management Management is defined in three ways:  Management is the act or skills of controlling and making decisions about a business, department, establishment, etc.  Management are the people who make the decisions about a business, department, etc.  The act or a process of deciding how to use something, the basic tasks of management includes both marketing and innovation. The practice of modern management originated from the 16th century study of low-efficiency and failures of certain enterprises, which was conducted by the English statesman Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) According to Mullins Management is - Getting work done through the efforts of other people - (Mullins, 2010:p434). The differences between leadership and management shown below in the diagram: The main differences found between leadership and management is that leadership involves the formulation of a new direction and the vision for the organisational members, management involves the direction and controlling of organisational resources based on an already established organisational policy and shared values. The leaders have the responsibility of establishing organisational mission, whilst leaders have the responsibility of implementing the established missions (Tittemore, 2003). Culture  Culture is defined as a way of life, art etc.,
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