chapter  7
30 Pages

Power, Politics, and Influence

GROUP CHARACTERISTICS AND INFLUENCE Group Cohesiveness

Group Size

IS POWER THE LAST DIRTY WORD?

H as power become a dirty word in the English language? According toHarvard professor Rosabeth Kanter, not only is power a dirty word but it's "America's last dirty word." Most people prefer to shy away from politics in the office-or so they say.