Are Leadership and Management Different? A Review
Dr. Ali Algahtani

Management and leadership have been used differently by different people. While some use them as synonymous terms, other view them as two completely different words. However, the majority appreciates some similarities and differences between them. The aim of this review is to determine whether management and leadership are different? The findings of this review showed that management and leadership are two very distinct functions. Although, management and leadership do share many similar duties which consist of working with people and influencing others to achieve goals. Management skills are used to plan, build, and direct organizational systems to accomplish missions and goals, while leadership skills are used to focus on a potential change by establishing direction, aligning people, and motivating and inspiring.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jmpp.v2n3a4