Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
There has been much debate over whether or not being a leader and a manager is the same thing.
- What do you feel are the most important qualities that a manager must possess to be effective?
- What do you feel are the most important qualities for a leader to possess to be effective?
- Do you feel that a person can be both a leader and a manager, or are they mutually exclusive roles? Why?
Be sure to support your answer with properly cited references. Note: Use APA style to cite at least 2 scholarly sources.