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Power and Conflict § Power is the ability to make things happens or to bring about desired outcomes § Common misconceptions are that power ios fundamentally competitive and coercive, the belief that power holders gain only by using their powers against rather than for others
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Distinctions of Power § Power Dynamic § Environmental, Relational, and Personal Power § Primary and Secondary Power § Effective Power and Sustainable Outcomes § Perceived Power
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Personal Factors § Support § Autonomy § Assertion § Togetherness
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Need for Power § The need for power has been described as an individual difference in which people on power experience great satisfaction in influencing people and arousing strong emotions in them § Individuals high on power tend to seek out positions of authority and display a more dominating style in conflict
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Power Theories § limited power theory portrays power as a scarce resource that triggers a competitive orientation to power sharing § Expandable-power theory that views power as an expandable resource and fosters a more cooperative power
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course COMM 150 taught by Professor Soper during the Spring '08 term at Campbell University .

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