Are you a Manager or a Leader?

The words “manager” and “leader” are often thrown around interchangeably. But have you ever considered the difference between a manager and a leader? Have you ever thought about which you are? Or whether you want to be a manager or a leader?

The infographic below compares many differences between those who are managers and those who are leaders. Where a manager has objectives, instructs employees and minimizes risks, a leader has a vision, encourages people, and takes risks. Where a manager establishes rules, approves, and assigns duties, a leader breaks rules, motivates, and fosters ideas.

Take a look at the infographic below for more information.

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Located in the metro Washington, D.C., area, George Mason’s MBA Program, prepares the next generation of business leaders through a rigorous, stimulating business and management curriculum based on a global perspective, industry demand, and leadership. It prepares MBA graduates with the skills they need to pursue the careers they want.

Mason’s MBA program is ranked #53 on the “Best Part-time MBA” list by U. S. News & World Report. Dedicated career services staff offers personalized career consulting services to students during the MBA program and alumni after graduation.

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Manager vs Leader Infographic



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