Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader


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How are managers awarded their power and authority?

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1. Individuals become leaders based on their _____.

2. Which of these describes the primary concern of a manager?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you gauge your understanding of the ways in which a leader becomes a leader and the primary concern of a manager.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • How manager is awarded power and authority
  • How a leader becomes a leader
  • Primary concern of a manager
  • Characteristics of a leader
  • Characteristics of a manager

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related leadership and management lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the characteristics of a leader and a manager
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about how managers and leaders become such

Additional Learning

To learn more about managers and leaders, review the lesson, Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what a manager is and the duties a manager must carry out
  • Review what a leader is and how it is voluntary and involves a personal investment
  • Distinguish the differences between a manager and a leader