This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: Types of Authority o Traditional Authority Based on appeals to the past and or a long est. way of doing things The royal family, queen, tradition Power comes from a long line of tradition o Charismatic Authority Based on the supernatural appeal of an individual Malcom X, MLK o Rational-Legal Based on legal, impersonal rules President, elected officials Guidelines for people to achieve power Bureaucracy: a goal-oriented organization designed according to rational principles in order to efficiently attain its stated goals o The ideal bureaucracy includes: Hierarchy of authority Having superiors, reporting to someone else...
View Full Document
- Summer '06