Answer the following questions after reading the article below titled Dr. Brilliant and the Devil of Ambition.
Spend the majority of your paper answering question 1.
1. Analyze the power and influence aspects of this case using the material discussed in the chapter (spend
most of your case analysis write-up on the three parts of this first question).
a. Which sources of personal power did Dr. Brilliant use in the case?
b. Which sources of positional power did Dr. Brilliant use in the case?
c. Which influence strategies did Dr. Brilliant use?
1. Using Table 5.10 (Comparisons Among Influence Strategies) as an information source, how
appropriate were his influence strategy choices and how successful was he in his attempts
(Remember it is essential that you give examples from the case for the power sources and influence
strategies you believe Dr. Brilliant used)
2. How would you expect Dr. Brilliant’s views of spirituality, fate, duty, balance, ambition, etc., to be reflected
in his day-to-day actions as the CEO of a company?
a. Would you want to work for him based on the power sources he uses and the influence strategies
he employs? Why or why not?