210 class 6 - Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Class 6:...

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Unformatted text preview: Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Class 6: KNOWLEDGE AND POWER Power and the effects on leadership Mandel-Campbell Chapter 8 Review for the mid-term Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Objectives for today Apply French & Ravens taxonomy of power relationships Be able to describe how knowledge and power play a part in the success of organizations Review assignment 1 Review and practice in preparation for next weeks midterm examination Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 What is Power? Power is the capacity to influence others who are in a state of dependence. I t does not imply a poor relationship. Power can flow in any direction in an organization. Power applies to both individuals and groups. Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Power Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 The Bases of I ndividual Power Power can be found in the position one occupies in an organization or the resources that one is able to command. There are five bases of individual power: Legitimate power Reward power Coercive power Referent power Expert power resources position Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 The Bases Of Social Power REWARD COERCIVE LEGITIMATE REFERENT EXPERT Relationships Resistance Ineffective Compliance Compliance Commitment Commitment Most effective Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Student versus Teacher What type of power does a student have in the classroom? What type of power does a teacher have in a classroom? Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Power Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 As a member of a student group you are in charge of organizing an important...
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210 class 6 - Critical Business Thinking Comm 210 Class 6:...

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