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____ means that you are answerable for the exercising of your authority
responsibility
* Identify the characteristics of successful power users:
1) aware of the source of power
2) understand power and how to use it
3) use different types of poweer in different situations
4) temper the use of power
5) recognise power is needed and aren't afraid to use it
6) they have goals
_____ is the ability to exert influence: that is the ability to change the attitudes or behaviour of individuals or groups.
Power
List Mintzber's 5 priniciple components of an organization:
9-4
1) strategic Apex
2) support staff
3) middle line
4) technostructure
5) operating core
_____ is a type of power that is based on recognitions of the legitmacy of the attempt to exert influence.
Authority
* being answerable for results is called _____
accountable
______ is the organizationally granted power to act and exact action by others within certain parameters.
Formal authority
List 3 barriers to effective delegation
1) insecurity - reluctance to delegate
2) manager's lack of ability
3) lack of confidence in subordinate
* List 4 Advantages of Delegation
1) Higher efficiency (More tasks can be done)
2)Increased motivation (Develops a team spirit, increases morale, interest and enthusiasm)
3)Develops the skills of your team (Encourages independence in decision making and critical thinking) (Boosts self esteem and personal & professional growth.)
4)Better distribution of work through the group
(Allows for group participation)
5) Enhances line of communication between managers and subordinates.
6)increases trust between manager and subordinates
* ____ refers to authority retained at the top of the organization
Centralization
_______ is the ultimate responsibilty born by everyone up the line
Accountability
* _____ refers to the number of subordinates reporting to a given manager.
span of control
List Galbraith's 3 instruments for wielding or enforcing power
1) Condign power - wins submission by the ability to inflict or threaten adverse conditions.
2) Compensatory power - wins submission by reward
3) conditioned power - power is exercised by changing belief. Persuasion, education or social commitment causes one individual to submit to the will of another.
* The principle that each person in the organization should report to only one supervisor is called ____
Unity of command
* List French & Raven's 5 sources of power & examples
1) reward power +ve (good perfromance appraisal; better assignment)
2) coercive power -ve (corrective letter; suspension)
3) legitimate power (relationship between superior & subordinate)
4) expert power (nursing instructor)
5) referent power (identifying with & emulating those we admire)
* ____ power is based on the perception or belief that the influencer has some releveant expertise.
Expert
--- power wins submission by the ability to inflict or threaten adverse conditions
condign
--- power wins submission by reward. The individual is aware of his or her submission.
compensatory
--- power is exercised by changing belief. Persuasion, education or social commitment causes one individual to submit to the will of another.
conditioned