Power, Politics and Conflict during Change
Useful Web Links
Power: why some people have it and others don’t – Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. In this presentation he discusses why some people have power and some people don’t: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eFln_mdXGY
The best way to play office politics – Linda A. Hill and Kent Lineback, authors of Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader
, describe the three types of networks you need to succeed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGdRyPN3IRk
SAGE Journal Articles
Buchanan, D.A. (1999) ‘The logic of political action: an experiment with the epistemology of the particular’, British Journal of Management, 10(S1): 73–88.
Buchanan, D. and Badham, R. (1999) ‘Politics and organizational change: the lived experience’, Human Relations, 52(5): 609–29.
Ferris, G.R. and Kacmar, K.M. (1992) ‘Perceptions of organizational politics’, Journal of Management, 18(1): 93–116.