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Unformatted text preview: behave in order to secure recommendations from professors, I followed suit. Expert Power: I experienced an example of expert power with my teaching assistant. I was willing to do what my teaching assistant told me to do in office hours in order to improve my grades; I did this because I respected my teaching assistants knowledge. Legitimate Power : In the investment group I am in, I am an analyst. The president of the investment group holds legitimate power over me because I must comply with his wishes due to his higher-level position. Invisible Power: An example of invisible power that I experienced was the power of my rigid, academic curriculum. I am forced to take a set of courses in order to graduate; whoever designed this curriculum wields invisible power over me. What I did to respond was petition courses that I thought were unreasonable....
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course ENGRC 3350 at Cornell University (Engineering School).