Tag Archives: Power and Politics

Power Failure in Management Circuits

Rosabeth Moss Kanter In “Power Failure in Management Circuits”, Kanter thought that power is necessary existing in organizations for productive power brings accomplishment. Power is the access to resources and information and to direct/use them with support and approval. Power … Continue reading

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The Power Game and the Players

Henry Mintzberg In “The Power Game and the Players”, Mintzberg analyzed the exercise of power systematically. There are three ways to work/survive in an organization, where loyalty is to stay and contribute as expected; exit is to leave; voice is … Continue reading

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The Power of Power

James G. March In “The Power of Power”, James G. March explored the power of power in empirical theories of social choice March emphasized the importance of research on power and influence applied to organizational management and raised three approaches … Continue reading

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Democracy and the Iron Law of Oligarchy

Robert Michels In “Democracy and the Iron Law of Oligarchy”, Michels revealed the nature of communism and capitalism. In the Marxist doctrine, the state is identified with the ruling class. The state is the executive committee of the ruling class, … Continue reading

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Understanding the Role of Power in Decision Making

Jeffrey Pfeffer In “Understanding the Role of Power in Decision Making”, Pfeffer thought that the political behavior reflects one’s need for power; budget allocation is the result of politics, in political life. Success in obtaining a promotion is attributed to … Continue reading

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