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Coercive Power


Definition: Coercive Power is a form of power that is based on the perceived ability to punish those who not conform with your ideas or demands.
CP is one of the bases of social power as described by French and Raven.
CP is a form of positional power, typically being based upon a person’s position in an organization, as are also legitimate power and reward power.


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