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MT 140 Purdue Global University Leader and Manager Discussion

MT 140 Purdue Global University Leader and Manager Discussion

Description

While often used interchangeably, there are distinct differences between a leader and a manager. Check out this video as you consider the differences between the two.

Thinking back on your own professional and personal experiences, identify someone you consider to be a great manager. Now identify someone you consider to be a great leader. This might be the same person, but it might be possible that two different people come to mind.

  • What is the difference between being a manager and a leader?
  • Describe the traits of the individual you consider to be a great manager.
  • Describe the traits of the individual you consider to be a great leader.
  • Do you think it is possible to train someone to become a great manager or leader? Why or why not?