Unformatted text preview: –production/engineering • 60s-70s-> can we sell it?-sales/marketing •80s-> can we finance expansion?-financial/legal •90s-> can we innovate/change ourselves? -R&D/HRM •2000-> Differences in Power-Dependency: Professions and Professionalization •Compensation & prestige of professions (ex: barber vs. medical doc) •Need to professionalize: Barriers to entry •Business schools and professionalization Organizational Politics: •using power beyond formal role to gain rewards •Reasons:-scarce resources-different interests-ambiguous goals and performance outcomes-technical and environmental uncertainty-organizational change •Political techniques:-controlling information and communication-controlling agenda and decision making parameters-game playing -impression management-building coalitions...
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- Fall '07
- Sociology, Flipism, Professionalization