Positive Use of Power and Influence

Class Summary

An understanding of the dynamics of power and influence in organizations is essential to managerial survival and advancement.

MGT71 3.0 Combinable
One 3.5-hour session
Janet Welch-McGrath

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Define power.
  • Describe power in organizations.
  • List the natural bases of power.
  • Identify the various types of power.
  • Contrast power vs. authority.
  • Define influence.
  • Name the various styles of influence.
  • Describe how it is possible to combine power and influence in positive ways.
  • Discuss power and influence from a service perspective.