Differences Between Management And Leadership Erika L. Thomas MGT. 360 Leadership for Organizations Patrick Mellon Management and leadership are often used in the same context, yet they do not mean the same thing. Managers think incrementally, while leaders think radically. The difference in the perspectives is that leaders tend to lead with emotion and concern for their subordinates.
There is a big difference between leadership and management. A nurse leader may be involved in designing a new procedure, or challenging the ethics of a new institutional policy. She or he may also consult with the patient, or the patient's family regarding the most effective.