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Power to influence within an organization

Discuss the use of power to influence within an organization. Is acquiring power an art or skill? Can anyone do it? Please explain your answer.

Analyze the management role in an organization and the importance of training managers for effective leadership.

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There are 2 different types of powers used in an organization in order to influence performance. One Type of power is managerial power and the second type is leadership power. Managerial power is a skill that can be learnt by most people. Leadership power is art; leaders are made, not born. The biggest difference between a manager and a leader is the way they motivate the people who work or follow them.
In most cases, managers have subordinates, people/employees they manage. They are in a position of authority vested in them by the company they work ...

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This solution discusses the use of power to influence within an organization. The solution explains if acquiring power is an art or skill, and if it can be done by anyone. Furthermore, the solution analyzes the management role in an organization and the importance of training managers for effective leadership.

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