on books

Althought our initial goal is to focus on those brilliant papers that are written everyday, in the end these good stories will be summarized in a good book. Although it will take a little longer to get through a book, we do not want you to miss out on them to. So let us inform you about a nice book

It is called ‘organization behaviour’ of Robbins Judge, especially chapter 14 on Power and Politics is an interesting read. The chapter is describing the differences between power and leadership. It is interesting because the underlying principles can be observed and used in everyday life. The paper further describes the five bases of power, as well as various influencing tactics and individual and organizational factors that stimulate political behaviour.