MODULE ON POWER AND POLITICS IN ORGANIZATIONS

The Meaning  of Power
The  Distinctions  between  Power, Authority  and Influence
            The Classifications of  Power
                        Reward  Power    
                        Coercive  Power
                        Legitimate  Power
                        Referent Power
                        Expert  Power
            Contingency  Approaches to Power
                        Influence ability of the Targets of Power
                                    Dependency
                                    Uncertainty
                                    Personality
                                    Intelligence
                                    Sex
                                    Age
                                    Culture
                        An overall Contingency  Model for Power
                        McClelland’s Two faces  of  Power
            Empowerment of Employees
            A More Macro View  of  Power
Political  Implications of  Power
            A  Political  Perspective  of   Power   in Organizations
                        Resources
                        Decisions
                        Goals
                        Technology and External Environment
                        Change
            Specific  Political Strategies for  Power  Acquisition
                        Maintain  Alliance  with Powerful  People
                        Embrace or Demolish
                        Divide and Rule
                        Manipulate  Classified  Information
                        Make a Quick Showing
                        Collect and Use IOUs
                        Avoid  decisive  Engagement  (Fabianism)
                        Progress One step at a time
                        Wait for crisis (Things must get worse before they get better)
                        Take counsel with Caution
        A final word  on Power  and Politics
Types and Theories of Learning