Lecture5_Power&Networking

Lecture5_Power&Networking - MGCR 222: Introduction...

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MGCR 222: Introduction to Organizational Behavior Lecture 5: Power, Politics & Networking Prof. Christine Bataille October 3, 2011
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Agenda Announcements Mini-Quiz: Lecture 4 Learning Objectives Bases of Power Obtaining Power Organizational Politics Wrap-up
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Announcements Midterm: Friday, October 7 th 3pm to 5pm 60 multiple choice questions 4/5 short-answer questions Exam will cover Module 1 to Module 5, inclusive Textbook : Chapters 1, 3 (pp. 71-84), 5, 6, 10 and 12 (pp. 390- 408) Additional required readings : Tannen (1995), Kerr (1995), Hackman & Oldham (1975), Ibarra & Hunter Extended Office Hours Monday, Oct. 3 rd 2:30-4:30 (this week only!) Exam Location See schedule on WebCT (in the Course Information
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Agenda Announcements Mini-Quiz: Lecture 4 Learning Objectives Bases of Power Obtaining Power Organizational Politics Wrap-up
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Which of the following is NOT a potential problem of Merit Pay Plans? L o w d i s c r m n a . S l e R t f P y 32% 9% 46% 13% 1. Low discrimination 2. Small increases 3. Restriction of productivity 4. Pay secrecy
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According to research, which of the following is the most critical psychological state in the Job Characteristics Model? 51% 6% 35% 8% Experienced meani. .. Experienced respo. .. Task Significance Knowledge of resu. .. 1. Experienced meaningfulness 2. Experienced responsibility 3. Task Significance 4. Knowledge of results
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According to ________theory, if pay can satisfy a variety of needs, it should be a good motivator to the extent that it is clearly tied to performance. 18% 14% 23% 45% Equity theory Maslow’s hierarch. .. McClelland’s Theo. .. Expectancy theory 1. Equity theory 2. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 3. McClelland’s Theory of Needs 4. Expectancy theory
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Agenda Announcements Mini-Quiz: Lecture 4 Learning Objectives Bases of Power Obtaining Power Organizational Politics Wrap-up
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Learning Objectives 1. Define power and review the bases of individual power 2. Explain how people obtain power in organizations 3. Discuss the concept of empowerment 4. Review various influence tactics 5. Provide a profile of power seekers 6. Explain strategic contingencies and discuss how subunits obtain power 7. Define organizational politics and discuss its various forms
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What Is Power? Power is the capacity to influence others who are in a state of dependence It is not always perceived or exercised It does not imply a poor relationship between the powerholder and the target of power Power can flow in any direction in an organization Power applies to both individuals and groups
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The Bases of Individual 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
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Legitimate Power Legitimate power is power derived from a person’s position or job in an organization.
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