TYPES OF POWER
we answer by dividing the bases or sources of power into two general groupings, formal and personal, and then breaking into smaller gorups.
formal-based on an individuals position in an organization. come from the ability to coerece or reward, or from formal authority.
1.coercieve power- base depends on fear of the negative results from failing to comply.
2.reward power-opposite of coercive, people comply bc it produces positive benefits; someone who can distribute rewards others view as valuable will have power over them
3.legitimate power- formal authority to control and use organizational resoucres based on structural position
PERSONAL POWER -which comes from an individuals unique characterisics.
expert power- is influece wielded as a result of expertise, special skills, or knowledge.
referant power- based on identification with a person who has desirable resources or personal traits. develops out of admiration of another and desire to be like that person.