expert power


Ability to influence other parties based on expertise and knowledge. Expert power in an organization is the ability to influence the behavior of others in the organization based solely on past experience and expertise in a specific area.

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  • He had a lot of expert power in his company and could use it for the betterment of himself and the detriment of others.

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  • You should try to have expert power so that everyone will trust your opinion and you can make the biggest decisions.

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  • Often,employees will believe that the general manager of a company will have expert power based on their knowledge of the company and their influence over individuals.

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