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Henry Mintzberg questions some of the conventional wisdom about managerial work.
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Henry, so leadership resembles a symbol, management the substance – not so outrightly of course but kind of?
Thank you for reconnecting leadership and management. It seems that so many people have been going out of their way to distinguish the differences between leaders and managers (with managers generally looked down upon). Their main distinction? Leaders do the right thing, while managers do things right. Thank you for the reminder that both are important.
There have been so many myths involved with management in general. I have always defaulted to Peter Drucker on these matters – by re-reading his books on management. And they usually provide knowledge and clarity on what to do.
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