In a minimum of 350 words, including at least 2 references, one from: Northouse, Peter G. Leadership: Theory and Practice, 7th Edition. SAGE Publications, Inc, 20150211. Please read and answer questions below.
Management guru Peter Drucker famously said “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things” – are managers and leaders really all that different?
- Review the definitions of leaders and managers from your textbook and identify how they distinguish between the two roles.
- Take a position in favor or against this statement: “a person can be both a manager and a leader at the same time.” Support your position with specific examples and references to the readings.
- Discuss the implications of the position that you took for someone in a leadership role? What about for those being led?
- Review the positions taken by your classmates and identify one with an opposing perspective that might sway you to think differently.