Short essay questions & answers part 2
Bin Laden used his speaking ability and charisma to accomplish his goals; he was able to craft person-centered messages that appealed to his followers in large numbers. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that he would have the same influence on people if he were to speak to them on a one-on-one basis.
Analyze the environment and mood of your boss. Don’t assume that what you’re asking for is in their latitude of rejection. The best persuasive messages are the most discrepant from the receiver’s position yet fall within their latitude of acceptance.
Probably our going out to dinner every Sunday night. Each member of my family does their own thing during the week, but we convene at a restaurant every Sunday to fill each other in on current events. That way we’re up to date and can offer support, advice, criticism, etcetera to one another.
Most modern managers prefer to maintain control through the voluntary consent of the worker rather than by relying on the strategic use of raw power. This is because managerial dominance creates resistance.