Leadership role: applies to people by provide inspiration, create
opportunities, energize people, and make key choices ; sending a value
standard messages to people which they then follow or use.
If you want to lead employees to very high performance, treat them with great
respect and not like robots, thus leading them to treat their work, their
customers, each other and their bosses with great respect.
Management role: is how to (planning, organizing, directing,
reporting, budgeting…). Actually it is focused on effective deployment of
resources, systems, and processes, to make things happen and keep work
on track; to supervise endless details and engage in complex interactions
that are routinely part of any development...
Based on facts Based on ideas
Finds answers Rises questions
Solves problems Creates challenges
Learns via training Learns through experience
Tactical, short-term horizon Strategic, long-term
Goal orientation Feeds the imagination
Narrow and more limited Seeks alternatives
Running an organization inspiring people to run an
Subject Manager Leader
Acting Doing things right Doing right things
Essence Stability Change
Focus Managing work Leading people
Seeks Objectives Vision
Approach Plans detail Sets direction
Decision Makes Facilitates
Power Formal authority Personal charisma
Appeal to Head Heart
Energy Control Passion
Persuasion Tell Sell
Likes Action Striving
Wants Results Achievement
Conflict Avoids Uses
Direction Existing roads New roads
Truth Establishes Seeks
Leaders Synergy Managers
Provide Vision Empowerment Provide resources
Seeks Opportunities Achievements Reduce Risks
Inspire Teamwork Coordinate
Creativity Innovation Provide Structure
Do Right Things Effectiveness Do Things Right
Management is working in the system, leadership is working on the system.
Managers gain authority by position, leaders gain it by influence & character.
Every manager should be a leader, and every leader must know
Both Leadership and Management Functions are important to maximize the
opportunities for success.
You need both. The old proverb says that leadership is doing the right thing; management is doing things right. The difference between the two is not as sharp as the saying would suggest, and both are required for effective corporate growth: leadership risk creates opportunities while management strictness turns them into tangible results.