Unformatted text preview: people are happy. -Legitimate Power : authority of position; when we sign up to work for a company, we agree that in certain boundaries, people in certain positions can tell us what to do. The problem with this is that there is always someone higher than you.-Expert Power : expertise, skills, and knowledge; downside is that as knowledge changes, your expertise decays over time.-Referent Power : identification with person; people have power over us simply by us identifying with them and wanting to be like them and identify with them. Ex: Gandhi, MLK...
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- Spring '08
- Power, Philosophical terminology, Unintended negative consequences