Power of “A” party over “B” is related to the dependence of B on A. This dependence happens because A controls some resources, such as rewards, punishments, or expertise, that can be bestowed on B, and B does not have attractive alternatives to A. My early research career was devoted to investigating power and I was following a rich literature in this area. Much of the research was related to effects of power on individuals, while I focused on effects of power in relationships. Power and its use is rampant in organisations. Much of organizational behavior that I observed was . . .
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