After reviewing the required reading articles by Kotter (2001; 2013) compare and contrast the characteristics of a leader and a manager. Are these mutually exclusive roles within an organization? Taking into consideration the position you currently hold or a position you have held, select two leadership characteristics that you would like to adopt and develop. Justify why these leadership characteristics are important to an organization and in achieving organizational goals.
Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories (all of which require supporting citations), along with at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article.
Keep in mind that these scholarly references can be found in the Saudi Digital Library by conducting an advanced search specific to scholarly references.
You need to reply to at least two peer discussion question post answers to this weekly discussion question. These post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post’s answer. Normal course dialogue doesn’t fulfill these two peer replies but is expected throughout the course. Answering all course questions is also required.