Does Steve Jobs Career Illuminate The Difference Between Leadership And Management Style

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Describe how and to what extent does Steve jobs careers illuminate the difference between leadership and management styles?

The choice of Steve Jobs for this case study draws in many aspects of the theories of leadership and reminds us of one further thing: that successful leaders may sometimes divide the world into two camps: those who adore the leader and those who cannot stand him(or her). This phenomenon is not so unusual: it was true of Margaret Thatcher’s political leadership, for example, and of many military leaders over the centuries.
What marks out Steve Jobs as a successful leader is the success of Apple and the extent to which Apple is Jobs’ personal creation. As the case points out, Jobs is one of a number of celebrated 70s and 80s college dropouts (Bill Gates and Michael Dell are other examples) who have gone on to be fabulously successful. Each has made their own mark in different parts of the IT business, but Jobs ‘Apple was always the most creative, the quirkiest, maybe even the coolest of the three brands. Jobs is welcomed like a rock star at conventions of the Apple faithful, for reasons that are not just to do with his casual style. His speeches are both personal and inspirational and the enthusiasm of the fans(or ‘customers’ as a more conventional business would call them) mustsurely be one of the reasons why Apple has survived a number of rough patches over the past couple of decades. But the passionate personality has a reverseside: Jobs has

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