What are the consequences for life within the organization if there is not general, unchallenged compliance most of the time?
Leadership and the Manager
The manager issues an order or directive, and the result is compliance. But why do employees obey? Is it even appropriate to use the termobeyto describe this compliance? Which bases of authority are operative in superior–subordinate transactions? What are the limits of a manager’s authority? What if a particular supervisor is seen as a weak manager? Are there remedies available for addressing problems related to weak or ineffective management leadership? Of what value to the organization is the authority structure? What are the consequences for life within the organization if there is not general, unchallenged compliance most of the time? When actions of compliance are described, which term provides the properpoint of reference power,authority,orinfluence? Are these terms mutually exclusive or are they synonymous when used in the context of organizational relationships? These questions arise when discussion of authority in organizations is undertaken