Reward Power


Definition: Reward Power is a form of power that is based on the perceived ability to give positive consequences or remove negative ones.
RP is one of the bases of social power as described by French and Raven.
RP is a form of positional power, typically being based upon a person’s position in an organization, as are also legitimate power and coercive power.



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