Basis of difference Administration Management
Nature of work It is concerned about the It puts into action the policies
determination of objectives and and plans laid down by the
major policies of an organization. administration.
Type of function It is a determinative function. It is an executive function.
Scope It takes major decisions of an It takes decisions within the
enterprise as a whole. framework set by the
Level of authority It is a top-level activity. It is a middle level activity.
Nature of status It consists of owners who invest It is a group of managerial
capital in and receive profits personnel who use their
from an enterprise. specialized knowledge to fulfill
the objectives of an enterprise.
Nature of usage It is popular with government, It is used in business enterprises.
military, educational, and
Decision making Its decisions are influenced by Its decisions are influenced by
public opinion, government the values, opinions, and beliefs
policies, social, and religious of the managers.
Main functions Planning and organizing Motivating and controlling
functions are involved in it. functions are involved in it.
Abilities It needs administrative rather It requires technical activities.
than technical abilities.