LO, Politics and Power LO19839

Fred Nickols (nickols@worldnet.att.net)
Fri, 13 Nov 1998 16:21:01 -0500

Replying to Thomas Struck in LO19814 --

>Now, it seems to be quite hard (at least for me) to analyse the power
>structure of an organisation (apart from the formal hierarchy), let alone
>to get into the relation between power.

Analyze it for what purposes, Thomas? I ask that because any analysis can
be more or less difficulty for many reasons, chief among which are the
purpose(s) of the analysis and the tractability of that which is being
analyzed. I don't think analyzing the power structure of an organization
is "a piece of cake" but it most assuredly doable--depending on the
purposes of the analysis.



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