Power Erin zhu
When a leader promises a reward in exchange for work
Pros: the reward motivates someone to do their work
Cons: People will expect a reward every time they work
example : your boss.
To follow someone out of likability or admiring them
Pros: if you admire someone, their encouragement will motivate you
Cons: If you admire a person that has bad ideas in mind, they may peer pressure you into doing bad things
Ex: a friend or someone you admire
Based on a person's title, or position. The position gives the person power.
Pro: People will respect and respond to you because of your position.
Con: Your position doesn't mean someone has to like you or make them want to do their best for you
Ex : the president, anyone with a government position
Based on the knowledge a person knows that is valuable or needed
Pro: using the information correctly, the goal can be achieved or made better.
Con: The person could share information that would mislead others. They can also hold back info that would help the group.
Ex: The Government
Leading because of your skill, expertise and knowledge that others don't have.
Pro: You can get the best info from experts
Con: The expert can take advantage of you and tell you misleading info
Ex: Doctors, Lawyers, Scientists, professors or anyone that has a lot of experience on anything
Someone who has connections to important or influential people
Pro: Connections help you get into things like jobs, school interviews, and other offers
Con: You can take offers that you don't deserve that others do.
Ex: a senior who knows an alumni of a college they're applying for