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Unformatted text preview: • Legitimate o Authority granted to a formal management position. Personal Power • Expert o Special knowledge or skills in areas related to subordinates’ jobs. • Referent o Identification with, respect and admiration for, and desire to emulate the leader. o Ex. Lebron James- ppl identify with him, they respect him, and his ability to influence ppl to buy certain breakfast’s cereals is high Characteristics of power • A leader’s actual power depends on subordinates’ perception . • Sources of power are additive. • Some source of power do not require the leader to monitor or observe subordinates’ behavior. • A leader’s power can cause subordinates to suspend their moral judgments. Sources of Power • Reward • Coercive • Legitimate- no need to observe subordinates. • Expert- no need to observe subordinates. • Reference- no need to observe subordinates. Milgram Study of Obedience Zimbardo Prison Experiment...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MGMT 371 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '09