Leaders vs. managers

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Leaders vs. managers

  1. 1. Leaders <br />VS. <br />Managers <br />Are they really different?<br />
  2. 2. Manager: someone who is responsible for managing someone else in a company or business, someone who controls resources and expenditures<br />Managers have subordinates!<br /><ul><li>Authoritarian, transactional style
  3. 3. Work focus
  4. 4. Seek comfort</li></li></ul><li>Leader: the person who makes decisions that other people choose to follow or obey, a person who guides or inspires others<br />Leaders have followers!<br /><ul><li>Charismatic, transformational style
  5. 5. People focus
  6. 6. Seek risk</li></li></ul><li>The main difference:<br />
  7. 7. "There is a profound difference between management and leadership, and both are important.<br />To manage means to bring about, to accomplish, to have charge of or responsibility for, to conduct. <br />Leading is influencing, guiding in a direction, course, action, opinion. The distinction is crucial" – Warren Bennis<br />
  8. 8. In summary…<br />Leader<br />Manager<br />Change<br />Leading people<br />Long-term<br />Vision<br />Personal charisma<br />Passion<br />Striving<br />Achievement<br />Takes risks<br />Seeks truth<br />What is right<br />Stability<br />Managing work<br />Short-term<br />Objectives<br />Formal authority<br />Control<br />Action<br />Results<br />Minimizes risks<br />Establishes truth<br />Being right<br />
  9. 9. Reflecting on your behavior over the past month, ask yourself:<br />Where doyou find yourself spending the majority of your time? Managing or leading? <br />
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  11. 11. Thank you for your attention!<br />

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