Power and Influence 1

Power and Influence 1 - o Legitimate Function of the...

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Power and Influence Power: o A social process o Capacity to influence others, and not to be influenced Power in today’s organizations: o One model of power: Personal: effort, expertise, referent Positional: legitimate, reward, coercive, informational Subordinate Sources of power (personal): o Effort Willingness to work harder than others o Expertise Special knowledge or skills o Referent Possession of desirable traits or resources (ex. personality) Sources of power (positional):
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Unformatted text preview: o Legitimate Function of the position o Reward E.g. raises o Coercive Punishment or sanctions o Information E.g. knowing the future budget • Sources of subordinate power: o Expert/ effort power o Referent power o Collective power Subordinates grouping together (like unions) o Policy/ rule power Organizational rules o Legal power o Structural power Location Set-up # of employees o Cultural power Corporate culture...
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