Read ” Focus on the Leader” and Power and Influence”
Read â€œThe Art of Persuasionâ€
Written Assignment (3pages typed,double spaced Apa style
a)From a power perspective, what characteristics of the situation make it difficult for Jim Davis to achieve the results that are expected of him? In examining Jimâ€™s situation, be sure to consider all angles, including the bankâ€™s organizational structure, bank personnel, Jim himself, etc.
b) What mistakes has Jim made in his assumptions about power and influence? Keep your discussion in the context of leadership theories on power and influence.
c) What should Jim do about the immediate problem with Patty Matthews?
d) In the context of power and influence, what should Jim do in the future to exert influence across organizational boundaries?