The difference between managers, leadersOne gets it done, the other motivates othersBy Kim Long06/18/2007|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/12/2007 Leadership can be found — albeit to varying degrees — throughout an organization in all roles, at all levels, in individual employees and certainly in managers.Consider a supervisor who inspires employees to greater performance or an individual employee who influences disgruntled co-workers to a more positive attitude and greater productivity. Are they both leaders? Absolutely.This type of leadership is vital to an organization’s success and it is up to HR professionals to recruit and retain the right managers and leaders. To be successful on that front, the HR professional needs to recognize the characteristics that are inherent in managers and leaders and identify the similarities and differences of both roles. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.