Management deals with creating organizations, order, and stability while leadership has to do with creating energy, thrust, alignment, focus, and commitment.
Performance-maintenance theory by Misumi and Peterson has 2 dimensions:
Initiating structures: Initiating structure behaviors included those related to defining and organizing what roles, establishing clear patterns of organization, communication, and developing ways of getting work done.
Consideration: Consideration behaviors included those related to developing warm and nurturing work relationships and those related to developing trust and respect among coworkers.
Managerial grid by Blake and Mouton has two factors:
Focus on production: Leads a person to emphasize results, order, speed, and quality.
Focus on people: Emphasizes the needs and feelings of people.
As we still have some time left – yet – to the final examination of the master’s program at the MCI, I thought about summarizing and clarifying some topics we addressed during our studies. I think most of the topics are pretty exciting and therefore want to discuss them briefly. Moreover, I think the discussion form at the bottom of each topic can be used to exchange ideas and thoughts and help each other out!