A was founded in 1989 and focuses on creating marketing programs for the real
estate industry. The corporate mission of Corporation A is to help clients
improve their real estate sales. The Corporation A team is comprised of
professionals with varied backgrounds and experience levels. The company prides
itself on fostering a team environment throughout the organization.
1 has worked in the marketing department at Corporation A for 12 years. In the
marketing department, employees who earn a superior rating on their yearly
performance evaluation receive a large bonus at the end of the year. Employee 1
often comes into the office on weekends or stays late to ensure the work is
complete and accurate. The marketing manager encourages employees to work
beyond the requisite 40 hours a week by reminding them of the yearly bonus for
receiving a superior rating on their next evaluation. Employee 1 is planning to
use the bonus for a well-deserved vacation that would be unaffordable without
2 is the only certified public accountant (CPA) in the accounting department at
Corporation A. Employee 2 has negotiated with the accounting manager to work a
four-day work week and is the only person in that department allowed to work a
compressed work week. The accounting manager agreed to the shortened work week
because Employee 2 is the only employee who can prepare the company’s financial
3 works in the sales department at Corporation A. Employee 3 has only been with
Corporation A for a little over a year, whereas most employees in the sales
department have been with the company for three years or more. Employee 3 is
well liked, very charismatic, and positive, and people seem to be naturally
drawn to Employee 3’s personality. During a recent sales meeting, Employee 3
pitched a new idea to increase sales. At first, the other team members were
unsure if the idea would fit with the corporate culture. By the end of the
sales pitch, the entire department was excited about the new program and eager
to work on the project. Despite Employee 3’s short tenure at Corporation A and
lack of team lead experience, Employee 3 was selected to lead the team on this
project based on the enthusiasm and admiration received from colleagues.
brief essay (suggested length of 2–4 pages) in which you:
Describeeachof thefivebases of power demonstrated in the
Use examples from the scenario to support your answer.
Describe the way in which power and dependence are correlated to one another
(i.e. the relationship between dependence and power).
Use examples from the relationships in the scenario to support your answer.
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