Principles of management and leadership

Task 1 (AC1.1, 1.2. 3.1)
The intrinsic relationship between management and leadership is interlinked, explain this relationship and analyse how management and leadership style impacts on the achievement of organisational objectives

There is a profound difference between management and leadership, and both are important. To manage means to bring about, to accomplish, to have charge of or responsibility for, to conduct. Leading is influencing, guiding in a direction, course, action, opinion. The distinction is crucial” – Warren Bennisthe differences between managers and leaders as follows:   * The manager administers; the leader innovates.   * The manager is a copy; the leader is an original.   * The manager maintains; the leader develops.   * The manager focuses on systems and structure; the leader focuses on people.   * The manager relies on control; the leader inspires trust.   * The manager accepts reality; the leader investigates it.   * The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.   * The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.   * The manager has his or her eye always on the bottom line; the leader has his or her eye on the horizon.   * The manager imitates; the leader originates.   * The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.   * The manager is the classic good soldier; the leader is his or her own person.   * The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.The difference between managers and leaders, he wrote, lies in the conceptions they hold, deep in the psyches, of chaos and order. Managers embrace process, seek stability and control, and instinctively try to resolve problems quickly – sometimes before they fully understand a problem’s significance. Leaders, in contrast, tolerate chaos and lack of structure and are willing to delay closure in order to understand the issues more fully in this way, Zalenznik argued,...