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11/26/22, 2:35 PMOneNote{2a6da6ab-26e5-4400-9615-47635d78df09}&a…1/2Ch.7Wednesday, October 9, 20192:14 PMChapter 7Types of PowerLegitimate—This type of power may be strongly tied to your role or title, for example, teacher,professor, CEO, or manager. All of these titles indicate power to a certain group of people.However, this power type is unstable(Kelly 61)Reward—This is a more positive use of power in which someone has the ability to bestowrewards onto another person. For example, in a relationship, you can reward your partner withsex when they are being kind and affectionate. This is a power you have over themInformational—This type of power is comparable to expert power but in this case, theinformation is powerful, not the person. When someone has information that others do not have,he or she has some power over others.(Kelly 62)Expert—When a person has specialized knowledge and skills in a specific area, they may beconsidered an expert. This developed expertise may be a result of training, educationalattainment, or experience. Others will listen to your ideas and trust your judgment when youperform better than your peers and when demonstrate knowledge in a specific area. As an expert,what you say holds value and results in gaining respect from others. This is powerful because onecan gain leadership from expert capabilities.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Lauren Kelly
Tags
Psychology, partner

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