Implication Paper #3
Power and Politics
After reading chapter 12 of our text I now have a different outlook on how the power of politics is generated. I also learned that there are specific power tactics used to translate power bases into specific action, which is what I would like to explain. There are 7 power bases discussed in this chapter and each one may have a different tactic used or needed in order to translate. In this segment I would like to discuss the most popular tactical options and the conditions that may make one more effective than the other.
According to our text, research has identified nine distinct influence tactics. They are as follows; Legitimacy, rational persuasion, inspirational appeals, consultation, ex...