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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Daily power game.
Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Social Sciences Division, 1977
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||x, 96 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||1. The Theory of Inequality in Power and Struggle for Power.- The striving for power.- The struggle for power in keeping less powerful persons at a distance.- The struggle for power in reducing the distance to the more powerful person.- Reality, irreality and the costs of power.- Unintentional effects of participation.- Illegitimate power is identical to legitimate power.- Personality theory.- Effects of an imaginary short power distance.- Mutually reinforcing power mechanisms.- Equalization tendancies outside power relationships.- 2. Applied Research Methods.- The objectivity of researcher and method.- Simulated microsystems of inequality in power.- Field research on inequality in power.- 3. Research Results.- Satisfaction given by power.- Increase in power distance to the less powerful.- Reduction in power distance at a low level of reality.- Reduction in power distance at a high level of reality.- Power distance reduction theory as a theory of addiction.- The costs of power.- Participation; hopes and fears.- A preference for illegitimate power.- Personality theory and power distance.- Power distance reduction based on a mere image.- Counter-power of the less powerful.- Equalization tendencies: what is the model's message?.- 4. The Beginning and the End of the Addiction to Power.- Economically rational interpretation of power.- The power distance reduction theory and the struggle for power.- The addiction to power distance reduction.- The costs of the exercise of power.- Unsuccessful learning processes in participation procedure.- The quality of power.- Personality theory and power distance reduction.- Cognitive power distance theory; primitive power structures.- Equalization tendencies outside power relationships..- Future expectations; what do we want to learn.- Peace and happiness for each of the two power classes?.- Multiphase theory of social systems.- The counter-power of the powerless.- The power distance reduction theory as a learning strategy.- Basic Concepts.- The Sequence of Hypotheses in Power Distance Theory.|
|Series Title:||International series on the quality of working life, v. 6.|