He prefer to monitor the progress of new ideas and innovation personally. He travels a lot to the respective locations to make his presence felt throughout his organization. He manages his time strictly to suit his work style and ranks his performance on the number of man hours utilized. He thus created an ambience where people will compete among themselves for a common purpose, performance. Mr. Gates keeps his organization in front of him rather than his personal agenda and he expects the same priorities to be set by his co-workers.
Relatively Mary Kay Ash markets his ideas internally with good people management skills. Ash puts people in front, she concerns about her employees. She manages trains and motivates her employees through different ways with an intention to make them more competitive and more responsible towards their work. Ash sends a positive impression that organization cares for them who come out with better performers.
They are similar in terms of their aim to drive the company to grow. Ash drives the company performance by encouraging and motivating employees by various employee friendly initiatives. Gates encourages new ideas and concepts generated internally and will personally monitor these ideas to convert them into perfect business opportunities.
Gates is a task oriented person with more authoritative style