AcquiringPower - Principles of Management 8 Steps to...

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5/12/09 Step Number 1 in Acquiring Power: Frame arguments in terms of organizational goals Effective politicking requires camouflaging your self- interests. People whose actions appear to blatantly further their own interests at the expense of the organization are almost universally denounced, are likely to lose influence, and may even be expelled from the organization.
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5/12/09 Step Number 2 in Acquiring Power: Develop the right image – Know your organization’s culture; understand what the organization wants and values from its employees. Because the assessment of your performance isn’t fully objective, you must pay attention to style as well as substance.
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5/12/09 Step Number 3 in Acquiring Power: Gain control of organizational resources – The control of scarce and important organizational resources is a source of power. Knowledge and expertise are particularly effective resources to control.
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