Explain the difference between authority and power

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Explain the difference between authority and power

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Power is considered as the capability to persuade someone to do something that he or she would not have done otherwise. Authority on the other hand, refers to a claim of legality, validation, and the right to exercise some powers. 

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Re: Explain the difference between authority and power

Power refers to the potential of a person to stimulate others and control their actions whereas authority refers to the legal and formal right to give orders and commands to other people and take important decisions. 

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Re: Explain the difference between authority and power

Power refers to the ability of a person or group of persons to persuade the beliefs and actions of other person or group of persons. On the other hand, authority refers to the right a person in position hold to exercise discretion in making important decisions.

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