Distinction between Administration and Management
Oxford dictionary defined the term “Administration” as the organization and running of a business or system and/or the government in power.
Management is defined as the process of managing or the people managing an organization.
|1. In governmental setup, the word administration is widely used.||1. In business process, the term management is mostly used.|
|2. It determines the objectives to be achieved.||2. It prepares plans for achieving the objectives.|
|3. It provides direction, guidance and leadership.||3. It co-ordinates the activities.|
|4. It comes first and provides guideline to the management and organization.||4. It comes second and derives strength from the administration.|
|5. Americans consider that administration is above management.||5. Europeans consider that management is above administration.|
|6. Administration takes important decisions.||6. Management takes routine decisions.|