1 what i s the difference between management and administration? 2 what is the role of managing director as a manager and administrator?
14th August 2011 From Ghana , Accra
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Management Universe
16th August 2011 From India , Pune
I found this article really helpful. Maybe this can clearly answer your #1,

"Nature of work
Administration: It is concerned about the determination of objectives and major policies of an organization.

Management: It puts into action the policies and plans laid down by the administration.

Type of function
Administration:It is a determinative function.

Management: It is an executive function.

Scope
Administration:It takes major decisions of an enterprise as a whole.

Management: It takes decisions within the framework set by the administration.

Level of authority
Administration:It is a top-level activity.

Management: It is a middle level activity.

Nature of status
Administration:It consists of owners who invest capital in and receive profits from an enterprise.

Management: It is a group of managerial personnel who use their specialized knowledge to fulfill the objectives of an enterprise.

Nature of usage
Administration:It is popular with government, military, educational, and religious organizations.

Management: It is used in business enterprises.

Decision making
Administration:Its decisions are influenced by public opinion, government policies, social, and religious factors.

Management: Its decisions are influenced by the values, opinions, and beliefs of the managers.

Main functions
Administration:Planning and organizing functions are involved in it.

Management: Motivating and controlling functions are involved in it.

Abilities
Administration:It needs administrative rather than technical abilities.

Management: It requires technical activities

Management handles the employers.

Administration handles the buisness aspects such as finance."

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B Jose Fatti Raaj
5th September 2011 From India , Tiruppur
Nature of work

Administration: It is concerned about the determination of objectives and major policies of an organization.

Management: It puts into action the policies and plans laid down by the administration.

Type of function

Administration:It is a determinative function.

Management: It is an executive function.

Scope

Administration:It takes major decisions of an enterprise as a whole.

Management: It takes decisions within the framework set by the administration.

Level of authority

Administration:It is a top-level activity.

Management: It is a middle level activity.

Nature of status

Administration:It consists of owners who invest capital in and receive profits from an enterprise.

Management: It is a group of managerial personnel who use their specialized knowledge to fulfill the objectives of an enterprise.

Nature of usage

Administration:It is popular with government, military, educational, and religious organizations.

Management: It is used in business enterprises.

Decision making

Administration:Its decisions are influenced by public opinion, government policies, social, and religious factors.

Management: Its decisions are influenced by the values, opinions, and beliefs of the managers.

Main functions

Administration:Planning and organizing functions are involved in it.

Management: Motivating and controlling functions are involved in it.

Abilities

Administration:It needs administrative rather than technical abilities.

Management: It requires technical activities

Management handles the employers.

Administration handles the buisness aspects such as finance.

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31st January 2012 From Vietnam , Hai Phong
That’s really a very useful description in a perfect format and understanding language.
23rd September 2013 From United States, Jacksonville
Management : It is defined as an act of managing people and their work, for achieving a common goal by using the organization’s resources. It creates an environment under which the manager and his subordinates can work together for the attainment of group objective. It is a group of people who use their skills and talent in running the complete system of the organization. It is an activity, a function, a process, a discipline and much more. Planning, organizing, leading, motivating, controlling, coordination and decision making are the major activities performed by the management.
Administration : It is a systematic process of administering the management of a business organization, an educational institution like school or college, government office or any nonprofit organization. The main function of administration is the formation of plans, policies, and procedures, setting up of goals and objectives, enforcing rules and regulations, etc. Administration lays down the fundamental framework of an organization, within which the management of the organization functions.
The nature of administration is bureaucratic. It is a broader term as it involves forecasting, planning, organizing and decision-making functions at the highest level of the enterprise. Administration represents the top layer of the management hierarchy of the organization.
1st July 2019 From India,
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