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Welcome to Executive
Leadership and Governance
Leadership v Management
Today’s Agenda
• Review of module outline and assessment brief
• Is there a difference between Management and Leadership?
• Key Leadership and Management theories
• Activity 1 – Relevance and Validity of Key Leadership Theories
• Activity 2 – Role of the Board
• Activity 3 – Traits/characteristics of successful leaders
• Recap/Q&A/Discussion
• Next steps

Today’s Learning Outcomes
Evidence a critical appreciation of the key differences
between management and leadership
Critically evaluate traits of good leadership and how
strong leaders emerge and grow
Apply relevant leadership theory to organisational
contexts

Review of module outline and
assessment brief
Module Learning Outcomes
• Develop your knowledge of critical leadership capability in leading
organisations
• Apply your understanding of leadership principles to key business
challenges
• Critically evaluate risk management at a corporate level
• Critically evaluate the impact of the governance and regulatory context
on the success of an organisation
Assessment brief
The Walt Disney Company
Is there a difference between
Management and Leadership?

Is there a difference between
Management and Leadership?

Leadership Management Both
Controlling
performance
Reacting to a new
competitor
Creating a 5-year
strategy
Lobbying
government
Hiring members
of staff

[There are] almost as many definitions of leadership as
there are persons who have attempted to define the
concept

– Stogdill (1974, p259).
Drucker and Covey Gosling and Mintzberg
Can’t have one without the
other
Leadership v management
Mintzberg’s Management Roles
Source: Wisdom Jobs
Managers are concerned with
control – maintaining order
and productivity in the face of
change.

Kotter on Leadership v Management
Source: Ryan (2007)
Task v Relationship Orientation
Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Transactional vs Transformational
Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Development – Jim Collins (2001)
Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
As we move up the levels, we are
further away from using our
technical skills to deliver outputs

Watkins – 7 seismic shifts – from management to leadership
Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Analyst to
Integrator
Specialist to
Generalist
Tactician to
Strategist
Supporting Cast
Member to Lead
Role
Bricklayer to
Architect
Warrior to
Diplomat
Problem Solver to
Agenda Setter
How easy is it to shift
between these roles?
What are the challenges?

Essential Reading
• Alghatani, A. 2014. Are Leadership and Management Different? A Review.
Journal of Management Policies and Practices. 2(3), pp.71-78.
• Azad, N., Anderson, H. G., Jr, Brooks, A., Garza, O., O’Neil, C., Stutz, M.
M., and Sobotka, J. L. 2017. Leadership and Management Are One and the
Same.
American journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 81(6), pp.102.
• Milberg, D. 2015. Leadership vs Management: What’s the difference?
[online] Available at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/leadership-vsmanagement-whats-difference-9min-read-dan-milberg/.
• Mindtools. 2017. The Tannenbaum-Schmidt Leadership Continuum. [online]
Available at:

• Sinek, S. 2019. Leader versus Manager. [online] Available at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSUJwmPQEyg.

Relevance and Validity of Key Theories
Activity 1
Download activity worksheet, review questions and prompts
– use chat box to discuss, and answer the polls
1.Discuss and critically evaluate John Kotter’s argument that
leadership and management are different things
2.In your opinion, are leadership and management the same or
different things?
3.Explain your answer.
• We will debrief this as a group.

Relevance and Validity of Key Theories
Activity 1 – debrief

Role of the Board
10 minutes + group discussion
• Download activity worksheet and review questions and
prompts
• Review the notes for your independent research and
consider your responses
• We will discuss this as a group, creating a final summary
of the role, remit and purpose of a board of directors

Role of the board
Activity 2 – debrief

Apply
Apply
What is the biggest challenge in leading
and managing people and how can
leaders/managers overcome this
challenge?

Source: Workplace Psychology
Development Traits and Career Journeys of
Leaders
30 minutes
• Read the instructions in the activity worksheet then
discuss your thoughts as a group
• Nominate one group member to act as your
scribe, who
will capture your thoughts using the
notes pod
• Your output in this pod will feed through to the main room
and we will discuss this after your group work is complete

Development Traits and Career Journeys of
Leaders –
Debrief
Reflective Practice
1. What learning will you take away from this webinar?
• Was anything new to you or came as a surprise?
• Is there anything that you will now think about differently?
• What have you found particularly useful?
2. How might you develop you approach to leadership as a result
of these reflections?
• Where do you see these concepts reflected in your own leadership practice?
• Do you have strengths/weaknesses in these areas?
• What concrete things that you can do over the next week or two to improve
your practice?
• What things can you do in the longer term to improve your practice?
• Where do these things fit in your personal development plan?

Recap
• Review of Prepare activities
• Reflections on Leadership v
Management
• Role of the Board
• Review of Apply Activities
• Relevance and Validity of Key
Leadership Theories
• Development Traits and Career
Journeys of Leaders

Any questions or
comments?

Thank you for your
participation
Next Steps – Consolidate
• Topic roundup
• Topic quiz

References
• Alghatani, A., 2014. Are Leadership and Management Different? A Review. Journal of
Management Policies and Practices
. 2(3), pp.71-78.
• Azad, N., Anderson, H. G., Jr, Brooks, A., Garza, O., O’Neil, C., Stutz, M. M., and
Sobotka, J. L., 2017. Leadership and Management Are One and the Same
. American
journal of Pharmaceutical Education
, 81(6), pp.102.
• Anderson, H. G., Jr, Brooks, A., Garza, O., O’Neil, C., Stutz, M. M., and Sobotka, J. L.
2017. Leadership and Management Are One and the Same.
American journal of
Pharmaceutical Education
, 81(6), pp.102.
• Blanchard, K. H., Zigarmi, P. and Zigarmi, D. 1985.
Leadership and the One Minute
Manager
. New York: William Morrow
• Day, D.V. and Antonakis, J. 2012.
The Nature of Leadership. Thousand Oaks:
SAGE Publications Inc.

References
• Milberg, D. 2015. Leadership vs Management: What’s the difference? [online] Available
at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/leadership-vs-management-whats-difference-9minread-dan-milberg/.
• Mindtools. 2017. The Tannenbaum-Schmidt Leadership Continuum. [online] Available at:

• Mintzberg, H. 1989.
Mintzberg on Management: Inside Our Strange World of
Organizations
. Free Press.
• Ryan, R., 2007.
Leadership Development: A Guide for HR and Training Professionals.
Burlington MA, Routledge.
• Sinek, S. 2019. Leader versus Manager. [online] Available at:

• Stogdill, R. 1974.
Handbook of Leadership a Survey of Theory and Research.
New York: The Free Press