The Differences Between A Manager's Roles As Leadership?

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For one to be a leader, one must have followers, however; not everyone under management, follow the managers orders? That is why they question if managers are leaders. The main question is what constitutes as leadership? In order to achieve these roles, they must have influence over their subordinates, but does the level of influence fluctuate between a manager’s role and a leader’s role? What exactly are their individual roles? The purpose of this paper is to analysis these questions and to identify the differences and similarities between managers and leaders. As leaders, they have the personalities that engage people and can get them to follow them. Also there are managers some who are born leaders and others without the ability to lead.…show more content…
Managers have a position of authority vested in them by the company, and their subordinates who work for them. Managers have a transitional style that tell the subordinate what to do, and the subordinate do as their told because they have been promised a reward in their salary. Leaders have a charismatic style which means they are good with people. Decisions are made by the leader and announced to the followers, so this communication style is largely one-way. In order to command respect and obedience leaders must be prepared to lead. (Borkowski Stanisław) A strong leader motivates from complacency to competitiveness. The accomplishments of an organization can directly be related to the combined efforts of everyone involved. Appropriate directing leadership style has very large impact on the company and may affect the staff both positively and negatively, which also reflects in the final effectiveness of the entire organization (Jelačić & Stasiak-Betlejewska,…show more content…
Not only does a good manager worry about their employees but their end result is to satisfy the customer. Successful managers need to have good communication and human skills, doing these task make a big difference in a manager and the company’s overall success. Communications is important because it is the foundation for all actions in the workplace and it allows the supervisor or manager an opportunity to build relationships with his or hers employees. In conclusion, this paper has covered the independent and interdependent roles of a leader and a manager and has explained how a single individual can occupy them. In the same light, if one does not have a people orientated personality, the leadership style of that individual may be weak or even unrecognized. From my analysis, a manager must have a quality of leadership in order to successfully obtain an efficient and productive
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