Distinctions Management and Leadership

  1. A Manager administers a leader innovates
  2. Manager maintains a leader develops
  3. Manager relies on control a leader inspires trust
  4. Manager has a short range view the leader a has a long term perspective
  5. Manager asks “How” and when the leader asks “What” and “Why”
  6. Manager has his eye on the bottom line the leader has his eye on the horizon
  7. Manager imitates the leader originates
  8. Manager accepts the status quo and the leader challenges it
  9. THE MANAGER DOES THINGS RIGHT THE LEADER DOES THE RIGHT THING

Note – these are generalised statements. There are exceptions, for sure.