Leaders and Managers

Managers are focused on tasks in the organisation, but leaders focus on the goals of the entire organization, including the people, and with a long-term perspective.


The following comparison clearly catches the difference:

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We present here two more tables on different types of leaders and their characteristics, both taken from the Harvard Business Review, which is a great source of well written information on the subject.

Seven Ways of Leading



Leaders have ‘Emotional Intelligence’