The Theory Of Leadership And Management

1751 WordsApr 25, 20168 Pages
Up to this time, there are a lot who mix-up between the concepts of leadership and management interchangeably. Furthermore, some may regard and consider the manager as a leader and conversely leader as a manager. This equivocation has along and illustrious history in leadership studies as it’s a concept has accompanied humanity since the ancient time. Beside the concept of management has been nearly created a few decades ago, which encouraged scientists permanent research and thinking of the importance of both these concepts and the connection between them. (Hickman, 1998, p. 97) However, it’s like people still couldn’t identify that reality is quit different for these positions to be considered interchangeably as John Katter commented on the question he was asked in the radio interview about the effective of leadership: “People use the terms “management” and “leadership” interchangeably. This shows that they don’t see the crucial difference between the two and the vital functions that each role-plays.” (Kotter, 2013) Previously in this interview he commented about Xi Jinping that china had elevated him to the role of communist Party leader General Petraeus had stepped down from his post by saying that isn’t a leadership but a management. He added, “, two are radically different.” The efficiency of effectual schools managed by successful head teachers who based their principles in leading and managing the people of school. They are not only the manager who its
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