Using Surveys to Get Feedback: Understanding Power and Dependency
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Using Surveys to Get Feedback: Understanding Power and Dependency

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Updated Feb 05, 2019
Power is the ability to influence the behavior of others to get what you want. It is often visible to others within organizations. Conformity manifests itself in several ways, and research shows that individuals will defer to a group even when they may know that what they are doing is inaccurate or unethical. Dependency is increased when you possess something that is considered scarce, important, and non-substitutable by others.