Leadership Continuum or Management Continuum?

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Gary D Messner
Student (MBA), United States
The Leadership Continuum Model shows management styles from "autocratic" to "full control". Most managers do not make good leaders and vise versa. A leader is a visionary, one who can motivate employees to work toward the common goal. A leader sets the tone for vision and mission statements, earns respect from subordinates, great speaking skills. Managers are focused of departmental functions entailing procedures, processes, and highly detail-oriented aspects of daily function. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Managers or Leaders?

Thanks Gary. Note that the world 'leader' can have different meanings for different people in different cultures in different times in different circumstances.
Tannebaum and Schmidt clearly used it as approximate synonym for the current word 'manager', not in a visionary-high level way.

  Gregory Johnson
Coach, United States

Leadership or Management

I agree with Gary 100%. I am currently writing an (...)

  Michael Ogunfowora
Manager, Nigeria

Charismatic Leadership

@Greg Johnson: a leader should be charismatic havi (...)

  Gregory Johnson
Coach, United States

Charismatic Leadership

Charisma does not make one a leader. We have a ple (...)

  Tim Dibble
Project Manager, United States

Don't the Quotients Make for Charisma?

Mr. Johnson, I would argue that an individual with (...)


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