Notes 9.24 and 9.26 - o Social phenomenon o Hast to be...

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9/24 and 9/26- Bacharach ♥ - Michael Brown former FEMA - Lincoln, FDF, MLK Jr, and Mother Theresa capacity to get things done in organizations - MLK built an organization, leader of a movement - Great leaders are usually politically smart o Moving things through organizations - A good idea is not enough…vision is only a vision - Leaders get things done o Understand turf, agendas, ego, interests, and conflict o Know organizations are political (go-getting) o Know subtly of power o Know authority is not enough o Power- the probability that one person can make another person something despite the resistance - Power- is objective, a part of life
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Unformatted text preview: o Social phenomenon o Hast to be understood in terms of interactions-Influence v. Authority o Most things are done with influence not authority o Authority makes final decision o Influence affects organizations indirectly o Authority is a zero-sum, influence is not o Influence is best use with a bargaining power-Anticipate resistance as a leader-Changing the organization upsets equilibrium-Six common arguments o Have to understand the person o List who is important in the idea-Create a coalition (collection of individuals committed to an outcome)...
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