Power

Power

By
Roderick M. Kramer, Dana A. Gavrieli
Organizational Behavior: Wiley Encyclopedia of Management ( Vol 11). New York: Wiley, January
2015

Power is a central concept in the field of management sciences and the study of organizational behavior. In this article, we define the concept of power and review the state of current research on its antecedents or bases, as well as its consequences. We conclude by addressing its ongoing significance for understanding important organizational processes and outcomes.