Power and influence strategies for leaders
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 17

Power and Influence: Strategies for Leaders PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 346 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Power and Influence: Strategies for Leaders . Developing Effective Leaders. What Is Power?. The capacity to produce effects on others. A resource to influence others, induce compliance. The potential to influence others. The energy that gets things done. Objectives.

Download Presentation

Power and Influence: Strategies for Leaders

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Power and influence strategies for leaders

Power and Influence: Strategies for Leaders

Developing Effective Leaders


What is power

What Is Power?

  • The capacity to produce effects on others.

  • A resource to influence others, induce compliance.

  • The potential to influence others.

  • The energy that gets things done.


Objectives

Objectives

  • Understand the idea of power as it pertains to community leadership development.

  • Learn the seven bases of power.

  • Recognize your own use of power to reach personal or community goals.

  • Seek out and learn more about power and its place in personal and public decision making.


Elements of power

Elements of Power

  • The way we use power determines whether it is good or bad.

  • It is allowed to exist.

  • “Balance of power” describes the power relationship.


Two essentials of power

Two Essentials of Power

  • Resources, such as money or skills

  • Motivation


The 7 power bases

The 7 Power Bases

  • At least seven forms or bases of power

    • Coercive

    • Legitimate or Positional

    • Expert

    • Reward

    • Referent

    • Informational

    • Connection


Coercive power

Coercive Power

  • Based on fear.


Legitimate power

Legitimate Power

  • Based on position.


Expert power

Expert Power

  • Based on one’s skill and knowledge.


Reward power

Reward Power

  • Based on rewards, such as pay, promotion, or recognition.


Referent power

Referent Power

  • Based on personal traits.


Informational power

Informational Power

  • Based on access to information.


Connection power

Connection Power

  • Based on links with important people.


Is there a best type

Is there a best type?

  • Successful leaders use a variety or even all of them.


Power systems

Power Systems

  • Formal

    • Easy to recognize and use.

  • Informal

    • Less obvious, but just as real.

    • Those not in charge influence those who are in charge.


Power and influence strategies for leaders

Activity: Using Power Bases to Reach a Goal


Conclusions

Conclusions

  • Your relationships reflect a balance of the seven power bases.

  • We all have something to give as well as to receive from others.

  • You possess each of the seven power bases to some extent.

  • Use them positively to help achieve goals for your community.


  • Login