These days ‘leadership’ is the in thing– everybody wants to be a leader.
Interestingly, a few years ago, ‘manager’ was the role people aspired to and the top team was called the ‘management team’ of the organisation.
Before that, ‘administrator’was the aspired role – think about it – MBA is the short form for Masters in Business Administration; IAS is an acronym for Indian Administrative Service.
‘Leader’ is a role that an individual plays.
Leading is what people do when they are in the leader’s role.
Leadership includes the context that make any organisation –
It means that leader development is not the same as leadership development,
but most programmes deal with leader development without a focus on developing systems, structures, culture, and processes in the organisation.