Management and Leadership at Microsoft Over the years management has acquired a harmful reputation for itself for many reasons. On the other hand, management is still an essential element within the business setting. The words leaders and managers are often interchanged but do not carry the same meaning. Managers do not always hold the traits and expertise of a leader and yet leadership is a skill that management must grasp. Nonetheless, many harmful effects can occur to the employees and business with the lack of leadership.
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Many companies do not have conflict resolution strategies. Without strategies, not only will the members of the team be affected, but the organization will be affected as well. "Conflict distracts as organization from focusing on solving problems and causes it to perform inefficiently" (Huber, 2007) Many times the manager and or team leader does not have conflict resolution skills. This brings about many challenges for team as a whole unit. Too often, managers treat such disputes as distinct from other aspects of business deal making.
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