Please read the attached article (Leadership Function of Power). Provide an analysis, examples and evaluation of power use as described below.
1. Define and describe the concept of “soft power.” Identify a work situation for each of these two types of power in which “soft power” (expert, referent) might be appropriate. For each situation:
a. Identify and define the type of soft power used
b. Provide rationale for why the use of soft power is appropriate.
c. Discuss potential outcomes of employee commitment, compliance and/or resistance.
Note: The individuals involved in the examples do not need to be formal (positional) leaders.