Writing and etymology in Korean
管 (관) – administer, manage
理 (리) – reason, logic

If you are an assigned manager or supervisor at work, you will have to take on a certain amount of responsibility and commitment. You will also have limited time for completing your tasks. You can’t do them forever. You will have to meet deadlines.

People who are assigned, are responsible for doing their duty. It’s the same in the workplace: if you are appointed manager or department head, you have a responsibility that falls within your professional responsibilities.

The most devoted and dedicated person can become a leader. Only such a person is worthy of becoming a leader. Being a professor does not automatically elevate a person to the rank of a leader. Even if he gets a job in a company, he will not be able to jump over several levels and become a director at once, bypassing simple workers. The decisive factor here is no education, erudition or competence, but devotion and dedication.

In companies, too, there is the principle of contributing to the common cause. This is the law, the charter of which must be followed. And there is no objection! If you do as you please, you will be kicked out.

Businesses and companies whose management is based on pragmatism and which accumulate capital at the expense of exploiting workers will inevitably fail. They will be punished by Heaven.

A broad-minded person can reach out to and manage many people with narrower horizons. Can you become a man of such broad-mindedness that people will admire you and want to be under you?