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Uses of Personal Power in Organizations

1. In an organization, what are three uses of personal power that enhanced organizational performance? How were they used?

2. Does having information influence expectations, behaviors, and power? Provide some examples.

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1. Personal power comes from several things. One of them is expertise. When one has expertise, it can enhance performance because people respect and follow that expertise. This power can help people recognize what they need to know and who they can gain that knowledge from. Expertise in machinery can help keep a production line moving. Power from position, having authority, can mean people listen and follow the directions of the person in charge. Setting goals and allowing people to reach ...