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Personal Power in the Workplace

Personal Power in the Workplace

This week you learned about power in the workplace.

Write a 2 page paper on “Personal Power.”

Address the following in your paper:

  • Describe ways in which you might increase your personal power.
  • How would you:
    • Appeal to a vision or higher purpose?
    • Use rational persuasion?
    • Help people to like you?
    • Rely on the rule of reciprocity?
    • Develop allies?
    • Ask for what you want?

Include a title page and 3-5 references. Only one reference may be from the internet (not Wikipedia). The other reference must be from the Grantham University online library. Please adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), (6th ed. 2nd printing) when writing and submitting assignments and papers.





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Every individual was born with personal power. We can reason, think, sense, feel and know.  The above attributes work together to give one strength and personal power to manage emotions and thoughts rather than making them to be dictated by other outside conditions. At workplace, one needs to have ability to influence other people around you. Everyone wants others to think positively about what you…


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