Leadership and management : Introduction and case study. [videorecording]

Contributor(s): Material type: FilmFilmPublication details: TV Choice Productions, 2012.Description: 1 DVD (41 min.)Subject(s): Summary: What's the difference between a leader and a manager? What kinds of managers are there? What are the problems of managing in the real world? Leaders and managers are not the same thing - leaders have extra qualities. Leaders need to be good at motivation and managing style. There are different management styles, too: autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire and paternalistic. But what are “Theory X” and “Theory Y” managers? Are “people-oriented” managers better than “task-oriented” managers? And what about useless managers? Stephen Maynard, boss of manufacturing company Blakeway, has been good at buying up failing companies and turning them round - but what kind of a manager is he? Is he good with people? How does he see himself? How do his colleagues and his employees see him? PLUS: Two case studies of managers in action in very different companies - food company General Mills UK and the Centor insurance company.
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What's the difference between a leader and a manager? What kinds of managers are there? What are the problems of managing in the real world? Leaders and managers are not the same thing - leaders have extra qualities. Leaders need to be good at motivation and managing style. There are different management styles, too: autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire and paternalistic. But what are “Theory X” and “Theory Y” managers? Are “people-oriented” managers better than “task-oriented” managers? And what about useless managers? Stephen Maynard, boss of manufacturing company Blakeway, has been good at buying up failing companies and turning them round - but what kind of a manager is he? Is he good with people? How does he see himself? How do his colleagues and his employees see him? PLUS: Two case studies of managers in action in very different companies - food company General Mills UK and the Centor insurance company.