Ruben, B. D., De Lisi, R., & Gigliotti, R. A. (2021). A guide for leaders in higher education: Concepts, competencies, and tools (2nd ed.). Routledge.
Read Chapter 5: The Role of Formal and Informal Leaders in Governance, pp. 65-93. In addition to being a formal leader, one can be an informal leader in higher education. An informal leader is one who influences change through informal means such as through their social networks or via committee participation. The higher education environment is full of informal leaders, both for and against ideas, because of shared governance and distributed leadership.
Fuimano, J. (2013). Becoming an outstanding leader and manager: Understanding the differences between managing and leading [Video file]. Predismo.
Speaker Julie Fuimano consolidates contemporary research to depict the role of a manager versus a leader and outline the clear distinctions between the two. While you are encouraged to watch/listen to the entire recording, at a minimum, listen from minute 5 until minute 18:30, where she talks specifically about leadership and management differences.
DiGirolamo, J. A., & Tkach, J. T. (2019). An exploration of managers and leaders using coaching skills. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research 71(3), 195-218. Read pp. 195-201 (middle of the page) of this article. The authors outline the differences between leadership and management and discuss the two in the context of mentoring and coaching, a topic explored more fully in Week 7. Note the integration of leadership and management and how the two are not always separate and distinct.