ExamReview2 - How to get compliance:(318) compliance is the...

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How to get compliance :(318) compliance is the process of consenting to the dictates and desires of others. Compliance involves both obedience to authority and conformity to group norms. advantages and disadvantages of majority:(260) minority rule: (262) power: (294) power is the ability to influence the attainment of goals sought by yourself or others -dominance: (295)dominance or power over others flows from a hierarchical structure or from differences on status among group members. Dominance is competitive. My gain in power is your loss. -empowerment : enhancing the capabilities and influence of individuals and groups. Empowerment is power to accomplish your own goals or help others achieve theirs through processes of group potency,,, power resources: (301) anything that enables individuals to move toward their own goals or interfere with another’s actions. - information: information assumes values or usefulness when it is perceived to be unavailable. - Expertise: knowing and showing - Punishments and rewards: carrots and sticks - Personal quality: a powerful presence - Legitimate authority: you will obey how to increase power :(331) mentoring and networking non-verbal indicators of power: (300) space, posture and gestural communication, touch, eye contact, objects and tangible materials advantages of decision-making methods: like consensus/majority rule(263): is a state of mutual agreement among members of a group where all legitimate concerns of individuals have been addressed to the satisfaction of the group. True consensus requires agreement commitment and satisfaction. Requires some give and take steps in Standard Agenda:(252): the Milgram studies: (310): obedience study How do you evaluate information: (274): credibility, currency up to date, relevenace, representativeness, sufficiency minimum power theory: perspectives on decision emergence: conflict strategies (and how many are win-win, win-lose, etc): disclaimers/tag questions: -what are they
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the following fallacies: begging the question asserting: denying: consequent: ad hominem: modus ponens: modus tollens: appeal to ignorance: Power In Groups First of all, let us examine the idea of "power." Often in our society, power is either seen as always good or always bad. ..for instance, "I want all the power I can get" or "I'm not into power." This view of power is that it is a static thing - something you can 'get' or 'stay away from'. But in fact, power is simply a quality that is always present in human interactions. It exists. As Rothwell says, "Whenever you communicate with another person, power is present." (p. 252) Power is defined in the book as "the ability to influence the attainment of goals sought by yourself or others." Everyone has goals, of course, and people want to get to their goals. People can help you or stand in your way, and you can do the same. Therefore, "power is
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