Describe the main functions of a manager, and discuss whether there is any overlap with that of the leader.
The marking criteria:Criterion
Understand and critique the various concepts/theories of leadership and management (30%)
Understand the key functions of leadership and management and their application (30%)
Critically evaluate characteristics of effective management and how this differentiates from leadership. Discuss and assess relative strengths and limitations of key approaches to developing leaders and managers in organizations (15%)
Demonstrate cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis, including the capability to identify and critically evaluate theoretical and practical assumptions, evaluate empirical evidence, and define terms and subjects of enquiry adequately.
Writing quality and style, grammar and punctuation; spelling (10%)