Power

  • Elaine Lynne La Monica
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Abstract

Managers and leaders must have knowledge about the phenomenon of power and be astutely able and willing to put its forces to work effectively in accomplishing specified goals. A manager without such ability and willingness is relatively impotent. The purpose of this chapter is to discuss power by first looking at various definitions of the concept. The types and sources of power followed by uses of power are then presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine Lynne La Monica
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  1. 1.Teachers CollegeColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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