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Compare and contrast the five sources of power. (Expert power, referent power, legitimate power, reward power, coercive power). Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each type. If you had to choose one type of power source, as a leader in your current or future profession, which would you choose, and why?

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Expert power is when particular persons want to share what they know to improve situations, but can also be too used to only see one side of these situations when they need to see both sides.
Referent power is when persons want to show how experts can improve social conditions and giving references to helping others ...

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