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Asian Journal of Management
Year : 2019, Volume : 10, Issue : 3
First page : ( 225) Last page : ( 228)
Print ISSN : 0976-495X. Online ISSN : 2321-5763.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5763.2019.00034.9

The Role of Leaders and Managers in Business Organisations

Anbu Deepa*

Ph. D Research Scholar, Shri Venkateshwara University, Uttar Pradesh, India and Professor cum Vice Principal, Metro College of Nursing, Knowledge Park-III, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh-201308, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sarath.mb@gmail.com

Online published on 3 January, 2020.


Modern business organizations should be managed with a new attitude to manager's work. A modern manager should be a leader who is capable to enable employees and jointly collaborate in a team. It is stated that these strivings leads the leader to possess managerial skills and competences. Leaders have specific attitudes, capabilities and professional characteristics to overcome managerial challenges in modern organizations. Managers are those who perform the assigned management task. It is thought that they achieve the desired goals through the functions of planning and budgeting, organizing and staffing, problem solving and controlling. On the other hand, leaders focus and set a direction, align people, motivate and inspire. A leader has the passion and the creativity, while a manager has the mind, the rational and the persistence. A leader is flexible, innovative, inspiring, courageous and independent. But a manager has a nature of consulting, analytical, deliberate, authoritative and stabilizing. This review paper discusses on the basic roles of manager in business organizations, concepts of leadership and management, differences between managers and leaders, comparison of managers and leaders, conditions for good and efficient management.



Leadership, leaders, managers, managerial competences, organization management, business excellence, performance management.


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