For the initial post, respond to one of the following options:
- Option 1: It has been said that communication controls, motivates, provides release, and facilitates decision-making. What happens in an organization when communication is limited? How does downward and upward communication affect the functions mentioned above?
- Option 2: TS Eliot wrote, â€œHalf of the harm that is done in this world is caused by people who have power and want to feel important. They do not mean to do harm… they are simply absorbed in the useless struggle to think well of themselves.â€ (Manning & Curtis , p. 167)
Textbook The Art of Leadership
Please do Exercise 8-1, p. 169. What kind of power does your supervisor commonly use, and what has been the outcome of their behaviorâ€¦on the employees, on the company?