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  • Conflict in the Workplace
  • Conflict Resolution Styles
  • Dealing with Difficult Co-workers
  • How to be a Likeable Co-worker
  • Tips for Effective Conflict Resolution
  • Dealing with Difficult Bosses


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and i will put file for refliction its about 10 reflictions each reflictions must 3 or 4 sentce

Bases of Power The term “bases of power” refers to where one gets his/her power. There are two primary bases of power: Positional Power is sometimes referred to as “hard power.” It comes from authority given by a title/position. Parents, teachers, law enforcement officers, political figures, religious leaders, business executives all have positional (hard) power. Personal Power is sometimes referred to as “soft power.” It may not come from any positional power—even though personal power may help one to achieve positional power. Personal power may come from “likeability” or from possessing a talent/skill, and even from having a lot of money. Professional athletes, entertainers, and motivational speakers often have personal (soft) power. There are several types of Positional (hard) Power: Legitimate power is the power to make reasonable demands. Parents can reasonably expect children to obey rules that are age appropriate. Supervisors can reasonably expect employees to be on time and to give their best effort at work. Reward power is using something of value—such as praise or a bonus or a promotion—to influence another person. Reward power can be legitimate power. It is legitimate for a supervisor to promote an employee who has demonstrated exceptional performance. Coercive power is the power to punish. Coercive power can be legitimate power if it is used correctly. Supervisors can legitimately terminate an employee who is not performing according to expectations. Quid pro quo sexual harassment where a supervisor demands sexual favors for a promotion is not a legitimate use of coercive power. Connection power is the power that comes from knowing influential people. The phrase “it is not what you know, but it is who you know” represents connection power. There are several types of Personal (soft) Power. Referent power is the power of charisma, personality, and likeability. One may have referent power without having positional power. Reference power may help one get positional power. Oprah Winfrey and President Bill Clinton are considered by many to have great referent power. Princess Diana had great reference power—even after she lost her positional power. Expert power comes from one’s exceptional talent/skill in a particular area. Professional athletes, actors/actresses, and musical entertainers have expert power. They may also have referent power. Employees who are skilled in a particular area—such as sales, software development, or leadership—often have expert power. Money power obviously comes from personal wealth. This may or may not come from having positional power. Money power—as is the case with all bases of power—can be used to cause great good or to cause great evil.
Power and Politics Prepared by Student in a Past Class Strategies for Surviving and Advancing in the Workplace Defining… • Power – The ability to Influence another person • Influence – The process of affecting the thoughts, behavior, and feelings of another person • Authority – The right to Influence another person • Politics – The exchange of power and Influence “Man is by nature a political animal” ~Aristotle The importance of political awareness in the workplace: • • Advance quicker Achieve goals easier • • • Relieve stress Gain more power Build reputation to protect from future mistakes • Myth: You can find a work environment without politics • Fact: Every workplace has politics, and it is beneficial to observe and discover how to use it. Forms of Power • • Negative View – Power used for personal gain Positive View – Power used to create motivation, or accomplish goals • Legitimate Power – Based on position; Companies built on hierarchy of • Information Power – Sole source of critical information (ex. Maintenance Guy) • Expert Power – Based on knowledge of one’s position; their ability to do their job • Referent Power – Based on interpersonal skills; respect from co-workers structure Ten Tips for Managing Office Politics Be Essential  Strive to perform well  Volunteer for projects/committees Have a Personal Plan     Set ambitious, realistic goals As questions to learn and advance Stay alert to opportunities Be patient – Set a timetable Get to Know Your Boss    What is their preferred method of communication? When is he/she most approachable? Who does my boss go to for advice/help? Stay in the Loop   Learn what people respond to positively/negatively Be alert to changes Stand for the Right Things    Be trustworthy, reliable, honest, and fair Stand up against false rumors or ethnic slurs Complete your duties with a socially responsible mind Build a Strong Network    Build inter-office friendships Seek information from people you can learn from Create associations in different areas Help Others Get Ahead  Share your expertise, experience, and insight with others  Will increase confidence, and strengthen your network  You can turn an enemy to a friend Ten Tips (Continued) Think like a CEO, Without Acting Like It  Get to know the company inside and out  Resist temptation to publicly criticize those above you  Work to see the whole puzzle Strategize  Pick your battles; don’t waste time on minor skirmishes  Don’t use “all-or-nothing” thinking strategy  When trying to achieve goals, get advance support Know When to Fold  Be willing to own up to mistakes or failures  Learn from your past mistakes, as well as others  Know when to walk away from a job!!! What Can You Gain? Respect Information Promotions Friendships $$$ Status  Happiness 

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Kims
School: University of Maryland

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Questions for Business Topics and Reflections
Conflict in the workplace
Q. What types of conflicts would you expect to find in the workplace?
Reflection
Building a strong network in the workplace can help workers interact efficiently but there
will always instances of conflicts due to different ideologies, cultures, and perceptions. With
strong networks in place, workers can utilize them to consult and seek information about
conflicting ideas and issues. Such networks can also be utilized by creating associations and
committees that will be resolving their conflicts.
Conflict Resolution Styles
Q. What are the possible conflict resolution styles?
Q. What are the best conflict resolution styles at the workpl...

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