Managerial Power Theory: Overview


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Which of the following best describes managerial power theory?

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1. Why is managerial power theory important?

2. Which of the following is not a component of an efficient market negotiation over compensation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you gauge your knowledge of the managerial power theory. You will be assessed on why this theory is so important and how it's used today.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • The importance of the managerial power theory
  • Components of an efficient market negotiation over compensation
  • Factors that give executives power over compensation negotiations
  • Why there's a lack of relationship between executive compensation and executive performance

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the importance of the managerial power theory
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of the managerial power theory

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Managerial Power Theory: Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the managerial power theory
  • Understand why the managerial power theory is so important
  • Examine what types of powers the managerial power theory gives executives
  • Learn the three factors that support the theory of management control over a board of directors