MVCManagement vs Leadership 101713

Leadership Development Series
“Some leaders cannot manage –
some managers cannot lead”
Murray Johannsen
“Today`s groups, organizations,
and teams need both effective
leaders and effective managers
to run a successful operation.”
Kristina G. Ricketts
University of Kentucky
Community & Leadership Development
5 Definitions
is a concept developed in the last 100 years (rise of the industrial
is to exercise executive, administrative, and supervisory direction
of a group or organization.
has subordinates.
have a position of authority vested in them by the company, and
their subordinates work for them and largely as they are told.
are paid to get things done.
seeks to avoid conflict and are relatively risk-averse
focuses on tactical activities and often times have a more directive
and controlling approach.
Maintain status quo, specializing on conformance to the standard,
and managing teams and individuals around these boundaries that
have been set, organizing and directing to achieve the task.
is positional, accompanied by power, access to resources,
expectation of a service
KEY WORDS: planning; budgeting; organizing; controlling;
coordinating; directing; resource use; time management;
decision making; problem solving; logistics and supply chain;
finance and money management; strategy; decision making
set goals and new direction, challenging the status quo. They are visionaries and
spearhead the team, motivating and leading them to reach this new direction.
mobilizes a person or group of people to acknowledge, confront, and address a
challenge in a way that effectively facilitates change and works toward purpose.
is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a
common goal.
Is very focused on change.
occurs in a group context.
involves goal attainment.
is a multidirectional influence relationship.
creates vision for change.
gives up formal authoritarian control.
are always good with people and quiet styles that give credit to others.
take blame on themselves.
retains a degree of separation and aloofness
is comfortable with risk.
is more strategically focused and rather than directing employees through tasks,
they inspire and motivate employees to drive themselves.
KEY WORDS – vision; motivation; inspiration; persuasion; team work; building
relationships; listening; counseling; coaching; teaching; mentoring
Leadership and Management
Both leadership and management involve
influence, working with people, and working with
effective goal management.
Many people lead and manage simultaneously.
It`s vital for senior individuals in positions of great
responsibility to be able to play both roles: the
boss who cannot manage will destroy an
organization just as fast as one who cannot lead.
But the person who can do both, they are on the
path to success.
Management vs. Leadership
Management Skills
• Technical skill: knowledge
about and proficency in a
specific type of work or activity.
• Human skill: knowledge about
and ability to work with people,
often considered “people”
• Conceptual skill: the ability to
work with ideas and concepts.
This skill set doesn’t involve
working with people or things,
but focuses on ideas
Efficient coaching skills
Willingness to share credit or
When managers are
involved in influencing a
group of employees to meet
its goals, they are operating
under leadership. When
leaders are involved in
aspects such as planning,
organizing, staffing or
controlling, they operate
within management. One
can successfully navigate
the fields of both
management and
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