Power in and Around   Organizations
What is Power?
Power is formal or InformalCoercive Power     Expert Based PowerLegitimate Power   Reward Power                   Power of...
Almost universally, Largeorganisations will bully small  organisations in Malaysia
Positive & Negative Aspects of            Power
Psychotic organizations                                             Suspicious                                   No distri...
• Social Background                                • Latent Peer Group• Ethnic Background• Education Background• Domicile ...
Identifying where power exists                                 Identify the                                 Stakeholders
Strategies
Yin                            Yan    Passive/Receptive               Active/Creative    Outside-in                     In...
Learn to Communicate
Transactional Analysis(A framework to communicate)
Power in and around organizations
Power in and around organizations
Power in and around organizations
Power in and around organizations
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Power in and around organizations

  1. 1. Power in and Around Organizations
  2. 2. What is Power?
  3. 3. Power is formal or InformalCoercive Power Expert Based PowerLegitimate Power Reward Power Power of Charisma
  4. 4. Almost universally, Largeorganisations will bully small organisations in Malaysia
  5. 5. Positive & Negative Aspects of Power
  6. 6. Psychotic organizations Suspicious No distribution of information Centralized decision making Lack of definite strategy Centralized decisions Rigid Unplanned strategy Paranoid Narrow Vision Shallowness Traditional Narcissistic Obsessive-Recklessness Compulsive Balanced Organization Excessive risk taking Attention- Inconsistent strategy Schizoid Seeking Inconsistent Centralized decisions Political decisions (Dramatic) Unplanned expansion Poor leadership Climate of suspicion Depressive Potential Leaderless & apathetic Behaviour Excessive caution & conservatism Rigidity Lack of vision & strategy Weak competitiveness
  7. 7. • Social Background • Latent Peer Group• Ethnic Background• Education Background• Domicile (Rural/Urban)• Personality• Cultural Transgression (Ability)• External Perception of You • Ability to Communicate
  8. 8. Identifying where power exists Identify the Stakeholders
  9. 9. Strategies
  10. 10. Yin Yan Passive/Receptive Active/Creative Outside-in Inside-OutSatisfying needs & desires Creating needs & desiresBeing interested in people Managing attitudes Knowing people Establishing rapport Understanding Acceptance of others emotions/empathy Asking effective questions Listening Persuasion Observing people Mentoring (Awareness) Leadership Humilty & Compassion Inspiring
  11. 11. Learn to Communicate
  12. 12. Transactional Analysis(A framework to communicate)

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