• Elitsa PETROVA



manager; leader; commander; management through leadership; authentic and shared leadership.



This article aims to clarify the concepts of management and leadership, pointing out significant similarities and differences between the concepts themselves, both as theoretical terms and as actions, and on this basis to suggest assuming the concept of management through leadership as an adequate, efficient and effective option for managing an organization. The research methodology includes systematization of scientific statements about management and leadership; study and presentation of etymology, origins and meaning of basic concepts; consideration of the relatively new and modern integrated psychological theory of leadership. Demonstrating the logic of acceptance, building and introducing authentic and shared management through leadership in every organization and system, including the military one, is a result that the authors aim at. The etymological explanation of the basic concepts and terms, revealing their meaning and origin using emphatically authoritative literary resources is of particular importance.



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