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Motivation and influence of co-workers

How can you motivate and influence co-workers over whom you do not have authority? Provide an example in your response.

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How can you motivate and influence co-workers over whom you do not have authority? Provide an example in your response.

Motivation is the kingpin of all functions of management. Motivation takes care of the inherent quality of a humans dislike for human. Moreover this is an issue of sources of Power. One can have power because of their individual traits, the positions they hold, or a combination of both. Researchers have identified five sources of power vested in the individual:

? legitimate power

? reward power

? coercive power

? expert power

? referent power

The effectiveness of such power sources depends on whether or not they are vested by the organization. For example, legitimate power is conveyed by position, and if that position disappears, so does the power. Similarly, if systems of rewards or punishment ...

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Motivation and influence of co-workers are discussed.

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