POWER and POLITICS
Real politics are the possession and
distribution of power.
Benjamin Disraeli (British Prime Minister, 1804-1881)
What is power ?
The exercise of a faculty; the employment of strength;
the exercise of any kind of control; influence;
Predispositions that people have to misperceive others in various
Beliefs that all members
of specific groups share
similar traits and are
prone to behave the
SELF SERVING BIAS
Fundamental Attribution Error
Leadership is like beauty: its hard to define precisely,
but you know it when you see it.
The Importance of Leadership
From an organizational viewpoint,
leadership is vital because it has such a
powerful influence on individual and group
Making the whole greater than the sum of its parts.
Two or more individuals, interacting and interdependent,
who have come together to achieve particular objectives.
FORMAL GROUP: a designated workgroup defined by an
Most organizational behavior is learned (only 2-12% of
behavior is directly linked to personality)
Some Basic Principles about Learning
Learning means change
Learning implies a different internal state that may result in
new behaviours & action
How many people were involved in this
What can we learn from this film
understand Michael better than the
others? Why? Does she have a special
talent? Or is it because Michaels
different relation to her
What does the f
We all have oneWhat is yours?
What is Personality?
An individuals Personality is a unique combination of
emotional, thought, and behavioral patterns that affect how