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Research on the dysfunctions of power for group interactions is covered in this review. While individuals generally benefit from possessing power, groups often are plagued by power struggles when one or more individuals within the group possess power, such as in groups with high intra-group power dispersion (e.g. a clear job title hierarchy or differences in salary levels) or a high average level of member power (e.g. management teams, all-star sports teams). In such groups with at least one powerful member, research shows that intragroup power struggles are likely and detract from group outcomes, including performance, viability, and creativity. Groups have the highest quality interactions when they minimize the salience of power within their group by helping individuals expand the 'power pie' in group, such as by identifying multiple sources of power within oneself or the group and having power-holders whom can dynamically flex the perceived power-distance within the group.
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Name: Current opinion in psychology
This article synthesizes recent psychological research at the intersection of power, status, and culture. Our review shows that culture affects how status and power are conceptualized, who attains the...
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This study determines the effects of posture on time up and go test. Half of the subjects will assume a high-power posture, while the other half will assume a low-power posture.
The concept of mechanical power carries a number of limitations to define the risk of VILI (stress, strain and atelectrauma), especially does not define the amount of energy applied to vul...
Prospective, one arm, baseline-controlled, clinical study for the evaluation of the UltraShape Power treatment using the U-Sculpt Power Transducer for non-invasive abdominal fat and circum...
Treatment using irradiation with light of low power intensity so that the effects are a response to the light and not due to heat. A variety of light sources, especially low-power lasers are used.
Aggressive behavior intended to cause harm or distress. The behavior may be physical or verbal. There is typically an imbalance of power, strength, or status between the target and the aggressor.
Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.
A condition of an inequality of refractive power of the two eyes.
Natural sources from which power is obtained.