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POWER AND POLITICSby:anand kumar tiwariarshad hussainamity business school : 

POWER AND POLITICSby:anand kumar tiwariarshad hussainamity business school

INTRODUCTION : 

INTRODUCTION Alliances and coalitions in organizations compete for resources Power impacts organizational life work attitude motivation communication retention Knowing how power functions is important

WHAT IS POWER? : 

WHAT IS POWER? Interpersonal (or intergroup) relationship in which one individual (or group) can cause another individual (or group) to take an action that it would not otherwise take. Involves changing the behavior of another person A has power over person B if B believes A can force B to comply.

POWER/LEADERSHIP/AUTHORITY RELATIONSHIP : 

POWER/LEADERSHIP/AUTHORITY RELATIONSHIP Power is closely related to leadership and authority Leadership Authority Power

TYPES OF POWER : 

TYPES OF POWER Reward Power Coercive Power (punishment power) Legitimate Power (authority) Referent Power (charisma) Expert Power Information Power

POLITICS : 

POLITICS Those activities taken within organizations to acquire, develop, and use power and other resources to obtain one’s preferred outcome in a situation where there is uncertainty of outcome.

POLITICS : 

POLITICS The use of power to influence decisions that achieve desired outcomes. 1. Self-interest 2. Decision-making process Uncertainty & disagreement

Why do we have politics? : 

Why do we have politics? Different ideas, values, interests and goals Limited resources (money etc.) Outcome is not clearly defined

Models of politics : 

Models of politics Rational model • Goals clear • Central power • Choices made in a logical way • decisions orderly, logical and rational • Outcome-maximizing • Reliable information systems • Efficiency

Models of politics : 

Models of politics Political model • Goals not clear • Coalitions • Disagreement & uncertainty • Poor information • Conflict & Bargaining • Power and influence needed • Winners and losers • Empowered employees

Process Framework : 

Process Framework Uncertainty & Disagreement Tactics for increasing Power Base Gather Data, Reach Agreement Political Tactics For Using Power Political Model Rational Model

The Dark Side of Power and Politics : 

The Dark Side of Power and Politics Power and politics often have negative connotations because people associate them with attempts to use organizational resources for personal advantage and to achieve personal goals at the expense of other goals.

The Bright Side : 

The Bright Side Managers can use power to control people and other resources so that they cooperate and help to achieve an organization’s current goals. Managers can use power to engage in politics and influence the decision-making process to help promote new, more appropriate organizational goals.

Thanks for listening And have a nice Navratri. : 

Thanks for listening And have a nice Navratri. BY: ANAND KUMAR TIWARI ARSHAD HUSSAIN NIMMI KAURGIL