Distinguishing between Leaders and Managers

Differences between leaders and managers

Leadership Forum Sept 2012

Leadership Forum (Photo credit: mylearning)

No Leader Manager
1 Does the right things. Does things right.
2 Visionary Implementor
3 Is either elected by circumstance or choice Is appointed
4 Followers follow by choice. They follow because they want to be led. Subordinates follow by virtue of subordinate arrangement
5 Risk-taker Risk-manager
6 Sails uncharted territories. Takes tested and proven route.
7 Upholds and embodies values of the organisation Accountable and responsible for economic outcomes to achieve specific objectives.
8 A good leader would typically portray good management skills A good manager may not necessarily portray good leadership skills.

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