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Communication  Conflict Resolution  Negotiation CAS 404 Organizational Power 
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Communication  Conflict Resolution Negotiation The Meaning of Power Power is the capacity to influence others Potential -- not actual use of influence Exists when one has perceived dependence over another for  something of value Activated when the power holder threatens the dependent  relationship Resource scarcity creates dependence which, in turn,  creates power Counterpower -- Is some power over the dominant party  to maintain the relationship 
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Communication  Conflict Resolution Negotiation Sources of Power in Organizations  Legitimate power Legitimate power is not an inherent right of one’s position  Legitimate power has limits that can be exceed  Agreement that people in certain roles can request certain behaviors of  others --a perceived right Obedience to authority  Followers suspend judgment  Employees also have legitimate power over boss High power distance -- more likely to accept legitimate power http://www.clearlycultural.com/geert-hofstede-cultural-dimensions/power-distan   Reward power Control over allocation of rewards valued by others and the removal of  negative sanctions Managers control formal rewards, employees extol praise on coworkers
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