Powerful Leaders Who Misuse Power Are Powerless

A discussion about leadership and power

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There are dozens of definitions on the topic of power. Below are two for you to chew on in the context of human relations:

  1. Weber (1998) — Defined it as an attribute that an individual or a number of individuals posses “to realise their own will in a




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