Expert Power in Leadership: Definition & Examples


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What is expert power?

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1. How can expert power turn a power relationship upside down?

2. Which of the following best describes a serious problem with expert power?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand expert power with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of power relationships and how expert power plays a role in leadership positions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Define expert power
  • Expert power's relation to power relationships
  • Issues with expert power
  • Expert power example
  • Situations where expert power is exhibited

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on expert power's role in business
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the positives and negatives of using expert power
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about how expert power can shift roles in the business once information is shared

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to expert power, read through the brief lesson titled Expert Power in Leadership: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what expert power is
  • Understand the positives and negatives of using expert power
  • Recall how expert power can shift a subordinate or leadership role in a business