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Reward Power in the Workplace

Power in the workplace can take many different forms. It can even exist outside of the formal hierarchy of an organization. One particular type of power is called Reward Power. Reward Power is one of The 5 Types of Power identified by psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven in 1959. Reward power is […]

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Expert Power in the Workplace

Your power in the workplace doesn’t just exist because of the job title you hold. Power can be present without a formal title, and can exist outside of any formal chain of command that is in place. One particular type of power is called Expert Power. Expert Power is one of The 5 Types of […]

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Coercive Power in the Workplace

Power in the workplace can exist in many different forms. It can exist even without a formal organizational hierarchy in place, and it can exist outside of any formal hierarchy that is in place. One particular type of power is called Coercive Power. Coercive Power is one of The 5 Types of Power identified by […]

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Referent Power in the Workplace

Power in the workplace can exist in many different forms. It can exist even without a formal organizational hierarchy in place, and it can exist outside of any formal hierarchy that does exist. One particular type of power is called Referent Power. It is one of The 5 Types of Power identified by psychologists John R. […]

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