We have described power as the capacity to cause change and influence as the degree of actual change in a target's behavior. Ho Ching's power as a leader has been recognized by many, but would you describe Ho Ching as an influential leader? Why?
- I would describe Ho Ching as an influential leader. Ho Ching has position of power and importance for the economy of Singapore as the CEO of Temasek Holdings. As the case states, "She oversees a portfolio worth over $50 billion and influences many of Singapore's leading companies". Her role as CEO makes Ho Ching a very influential leader not only in Singapore but in Asia as well. Her influence has met no boundaries as her influence has even reach India and helped improve economy.
2- Based on the excerpt from Ho Ching's speech, what type of tactics does she use to influence the behavior of others?
- On the excerpt from Ho Ching's speech she exhibits two types of tactics toinfluence the behavior of her listeners. It is apparent that Ho Ching utilizes rational persuasion by speaking actual evidence of the growth of the economy in Asia as well as the economy growth in India. Ho Ching also utilizes inspirational appeals as a influence tactic when she arouses the enthusiasm of the listeners as she talks about the economical growth potential for both Asia and India.
3- Ho Ching has been named one of the most powerful leaders in Asia. What are her major sources of power?
-Ho Ching major sources of power expert power, referent power, and legitimate power. Expert power because Ho Ching has receive awards for being a highly successful business women so she could be consider an expert in the business world or a role model. Referent power because of the relationship with prime minister. She married a very...