Management and leadership are alike and different in so many ways. Leadership is having the ability to give guidance to those that will follow. If an employee isn't willing to follow, that involves other steps with management. It involves both sides of human experience. It includes actions and influences based on reason and logic as well those based on experience and dedication. Leadership is a social process shared among all members of a group. Leadership development comes through experience, and can be taught to a very few. .When being taught, it is just the fundamental basis for all. We all learn from our different experiences, and take away different situations. Whether positive or negative, they are our tools for growth and development.
Management is a position of authority, and commonly a position off superiority. With all managers competency is acquired through experience and not education. You can be a capable manager, yet be very incompetent.
Management says what task to get done and supplies the material to satisfy the mission. Management tends to be the more educated than the experienced. Managers can be trained to hold a position. Management is a position of leadership. If you have a manger that is formally educated and experienced, that is a manger worth keeping.
Anyone can be a manager and not have any followers. Being able to manage knows the aspects of a mission. A leader knows the aspects, has the knowledge and the skills to accomplish the mission. But leadership and management work hand in hand with each other. The management sets the stage and the leadership makes it happen. Leadership is a human relationship process, and getting comfortable with your employees, and vice versa. Leadership is based on human factors and no two humans are the same. Managers are not only...