ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL POWER.
WESTERN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES INST LA JOLLA CALIF
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Two studies were undertaken to explore certain aspects of the power-role. Study I, Perceived Correlates of Predictability in Behavior, investigated the relationship between an individuals perceivedinterpersonal-power and the degree to which others accurately perceive him his predictability, and assessed the perceived personality traits and types of power associated with predictable and unpredictable persons. Study II, Power Role Assignments, investigated the question of whether or not randomly selected persons can convincingly assume a maximum or minimum power-role if so instructed. In addition, the personality traits, behavior patterns, and types of power associated with both power roles were investigated.