Distinguish between Administration and Management.


Management
Administration
Definition
Art of getting things done through others by directing their efforts towards achievement of pre-determined goals.
Formulation of broad objectives, plans & policies.
Nature
executing function, doing function
decision-making function, thinking function
Scope
Decisions within the framework set by the administration.
Major decisions of an enterprise as a whole.
Level of authority
Middle level activity
Top level activity
Status
Group of managerial personnel who use their specialized knowledge to fulfill the objectives of an enterprise.
Consists of owners who invest capital in and receive profits from an enterprise.
Usage
Used in business enterprises.
Popular with government, military, educational, and religious organizations.
Influence
Decisions are influenced by the values, opinions, beliefs and decisions of the managers.
Influenced by public opinion, government policies, customs etc.
Main functions
Motivating and controlling
Planning and organizing
Abilities
Handles the employees.
Handles the business aspects such as finance.