Occupation and power

define instrumental power
when an individual has power over another
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give an example of an occupation that uses instrumental power
the law or someone with high authority
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define influential power
persuasive and inclines us to behave in a certain way
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example of influential power
'please dont touch the wet paint'
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the dominant participant in the conversation will
control the topics, initiate conversation, interrupt, overlap continuously, set the agenda, control the topics
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the submissive participant will
say a lot less even be largely silent,respond rather than initiate, follow the agenda set for conversation,use respectful form of address avoid familiarity, uses fillers and vague language
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what questions to think about when faced with the question
who leads the talk? who chooses/ changes the topic? who interrupts? who uses the politeness strategies? who uses tag questions or hedges? who talks the most? who comments on what is said?
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occupations you have studied
Law, teaching, dentists, retail, advertisements
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what power does the law have>
instrumental
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what power does teachers have?
instrumental
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example of an occupation that uses influential power
nurses in a hospital when they are trying to get patients to eat or drink
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example of occupation using influential power
painters and decorators ' please dont touch the wet paint'
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