Is Charisma a Source of Social Power?

12manage is looking for contributors...


 
Bases of Social Power > Forum Log in

Is Charisma a Source of Social Power?
Jason
What about personal power or call it charismatic power? Certain people can be powerful through their charisma, energy, stamina, strength or verbal skills on top of the mentioned sources of power.
 

 
Additional base of social power?
Sean
When I took his class at UCLA, we students discussed with Professor Raven another possible base of interpersonal influence and social power: CHARISMA. Is charisma another base of social power, or is it already represented by one or more of the above-mentioned bases of social power and interpersonal influence, such as referent, informational, expert, synergistic, or others bases? It seems to capture some of these, but does it capture something else as well, such as the ability to inspire, to have others participate in a cause/movement, to influence others to reframe their social, economic, and political realities, to inspire hope, etc.?
 

 
Personal Power
Dolva
Yes - if power is related to the ability to lead/influence/inspire and empower others - then some people 'just have it'. Their dedication, support, skills in communicating and passion extends beyond their own sphere. They are the person you call when 'you need advice on getting a job done'.
 

 







 

  Do you wish to study further? You can learn more from the summary, forum, discussions, lessons, courses, training, instructions, expert tips, best practices and education sources. Register.  


Special Interest Group Leader

You here


More on Bases of Social Power
Summary
Forum
Best Practices

Expert Tips

Resources



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2018 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V14.1 - Last updated: 16-7-2018. All names of their owners.