Jim Morgan

Hubs and Spokes

Last week I looked at the difference between leadership and management. This week I want to consider the evolution from loose entrepreneurial management to a more structured hierarchy. Most start-up organizations, including new nonprofits, resemble a wheel with a hub (the founders and top management) and spokes (the functional departments). Information comes in from the …

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Leadership vs. Management

Books on corporate success often focus on leadership. Others focus solely on management. But effectively running an organization demands both leadership and management. They are closely aligned, but they are not interchangeable. As the illustration shows, the leadership role includes setting the vision, and motivating and inspiring everyone working within the organization. A leader establishes …

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