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1

What is the key to power

Dependency

2

What are 2 faces of power

- Personal power
- Social power

3

What are contingency variables that influence the use of power tactics

- Personality
- Relative power
- Objectives
- Organization culture

4

What are uses of power in organization

- Different form of harassment
- Political behavior
- Groups & coalitions
- Impression management
- Ethics and power

5

What is impression management

Manage the impression what other people perceive you

6

What is power corruption cycle

More authority to top management and gap between employees and company.

7

What is political behavior

Actions not officially sanctioned by an organization that are taken to influence others in order to meet one's personal goal.

8

What is game playing

political behavior is game playing.

9

What level in organization political activity perceived increased

At higher level of organization

10

What is co-optation

It is a political tactic, to get supported by putting possible opponents on a task force or advisory board.

11

What is high performance pressure

Pressure from organization to output more from employee

12

What encourages organization politics

- Uncertain resource allocation
- Coordination
- Leadership changes

13

How to manage organization politics

- Reduce system uncertainty
- Reduce competition
- Break existing political fiefdoms