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How a Subunit can Acquire Power in an Organization

Explain how a subunit within an organization can acquire power or influence decision making in their favor.

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A subunit is a department in an organization. At times, it could refer to certain jobs such as software engineers or probably environmental lawyers. Under certain circumstances, subunits can also acquire power and influence an organization's decision making process. When a subunit acquires power, it can get a bigger share of the organization's budget for better facilities making it grow and have an impact in the organization.

When resources are scarce and one subunit can secure resources that are beneficial to the ...

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This response defines what a subunit is and describes what happens when it acquires power. It also suggests ways in which subunits acquire power or influence in the organization's decision making process.