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Managing versus leading

  • Delivers today

  • Works within the existing paradigm

  • Uses the present business model

  • Manages the people for productivity, efficiency and effectiveness

  • Operates within the system

  • Maintains consistency, ensures order and prevents excessive disturbance

  • Executes existing directions as efficiently as possible.

  • Has goals derived from necessities

  • Understands the present

  • Achieves more with less and gets the work done efficiently

  • Does things right

  • People, operations, information, finance

  • Processes, statistics, calculations, routines

  • Planning, organising, monitoring and controlling

  • Problem solving

  • Science
  • Secures tomorrow

  • Changes the paradigm

  • Develops the next business model

  • Manages the system for productivity, efficiency and effectiveness

  • Steps outside the system to challenge and improve it

  • Questions current rules and norms and disturbs the organisation

  • Promotes new directions

  • Has goals derived from desires

  • Explains current reality

  • Provides focused direction for the common good

  • Does right things

  • Inspires and empowers people

  • Envisions and communicates the future

  • Aligns people with the organisation

  • Provides meaning for people’s work

  • Provides good governance

  • Balances long-term stakeholders’ interests

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