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Video Lecture 1_1 - people are happy. -Legitimate Power :...

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Video Lecture: Leader as a Politician I Power : the potential ability to influence others so that they do things they would not do otherwise. You don’t have to use the power to be powerful. The more you use power, the more you may have unintended negative consequences. Bases of Power (where it comes from): -Coercive Power : fear; most of us, if we fear enough, we will listen to what the person says. But, it doesn’t lead to good relationships, and it leads to negative outcomes. Therefore, it is not a likely source of power. -Reward Power : positive benefit; put rewards (not necessarily monetary) on behavior and
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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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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2008 for the course BUAD 204 taught by Professor Combs during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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