Management and Leadership Paper

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Management and Leadership Paper

University of Phoenix

The difference between management and leadership is that management is concerned about structuring the organization and placing individuals in the right positions that are able to perform the functions of those duties and monitors the progress of the people's performance. Leadership motivates the people to understand the vision of the organization and to help them to move closer to that direction, and to help them rise above what obstacles that may stump them.

Managers are responsible for being a manger and a leader all rolled up into one, but it takes an effective leader to carry out the roles. A leader has to
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Within the past year I was moved out of the front office and into a cubical to be able to concentrate on the travel for the Science and Technology Division. One of the supervisor and the director had decided that in order for me to get what I needed done they needed a receptionist type person in the front office. There are over 100 individuals that I have to make travel arrangements for and sometimes that is hard to do when you are also doing a receptionist job as well. The front office can get extremely busy with visitors coming and the phone constantly ringing and it has to be answered, that I was constantly being interrupted in completing the tasks. If the person has to travel and the travel arrangement doesn't get done in a certain time the person has to go through making arrangement of postponing the meetings with the customers that need their input.

Since it has been a over a year that I have been moved I am really glad that they had made that decision, because while I was in the front office I started to feel extremely stressed with deadlines having to be met for all the travel that takes place and what is involved with the individuals going on travel every day of the week. Security briefings have to be met prior to travel and Passports are needed and if they don't have one they need to get one.

I was not

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