TITLE

Authority, Power, Influence and Social Control: A Theoretical Synthesis

AUTHOR(S)
Grimes, A. J.
PUB. DATE
October 1978
SOURCE
Academy of Management Review;Oct78, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p724
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Authority and power are usually not conceptually distinct, but for clarification, they are considered extremes on a control continuum. Power is conceptualized as influence and social control, the former reducing and latter reinforcing authority. These constructs permit reexamination of authority and leadership.
ACCESSION #
4289263

 

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