Organizational Power Politics / Edition 2
  • Organizational Power Politics / Edition 2
  • Organizational Power Politics / Edition 2

Organizational Power Politics / Edition 2

by Gilbert W. Fairholm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313379769

ISBN-13: 9780313379765

Pub. Date: 09/30/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This updated edition of the award-winning volume is a contemporary guidebook for understanding and using personal power in organizational settings of all kinds.

• Includes 22 demonstrations of effective power tactics for daily use at work, home, or in recreational situations

• Offers 20 descriptive tables summarizing and clarifying survey

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Overview

This updated edition of the award-winning volume is a contemporary guidebook for understanding and using personal power in organizational settings of all kinds.

• Includes 22 demonstrations of effective power tactics for daily use at work, home, or in recreational situations

• Offers 20 descriptive tables summarizing and clarifying survey results

• Two diagrams display models of the power-use process, offering visual confirmation of the interrelationships of critical elements of power use

• Provides a full bibliography for further study of the use of personal power in organizational settings

• An extensive and helpful index offers access to all critical elements of power theory and practice allowing the reader easy reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313379765
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
202
Sales rank:
1,340,994
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction The History and Theory of Power

Pt. I Defining Power in Work Group Operations 1

Ch. 1 Elements of a Definition 3

Ch. 2 Defining the Forms of Power 11

Ch. 3 Bases of Power 23

Ch. 4 Using Power Politics in Organizational Life 31

Part I: Issues and Activities 41

Pt. II Power Use: Tactical and Strategic Models 47

Ch. 5 A Power Use Model 49

Ch. 6 Power Use Tactics: Application of Power on the Job 57

Ch. 7 Using Power in the Organization 65

Part II: Issues and Activities 77

Pt. III Power Interventions That Work 83

Ch. 8 Tactics Used with Superiors 85

Ch. 9 Power Tactics Used with Peers 101

Ch. 10 Tactics Used with Subordinates 117

Ch. 11 Comparing Tactics 133

Ch. 12 How Inner Leaders Get Willing Compliance 155

Ch. 13 Using Power in Multinational Groups 171

Part III Issues and Activities 181

Appendix 189

Bibliography 191

Index 199

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