A recent university graduate with a degree in Project Manager and two yearsâ€™ experience recently interviewed for a job with a consulting company. A hiring manager from the consulting company called the graduate and offered him the job with a starting salary of $35, 000. The graduate has read in Jobs Inc. magazine that the average starting salary for a new hire with a degree and 2 yearsâ€™ experience is $38,000â€“$42,000.This recent college graduate has asked you for advice on how to negotiate for a higher salary. Based on the readings from the text about the negotiation process along with any research you may have conducted in the Kaplan library, provide this graduate with a step by step explanation on how he/she should proceed.
Discussion 2: Power
Go to the Kaplan library located in the home area of the course and search for an article regarding the five bases of power which you practiced with in the Learning Activity. A common search term to enter into the search box would be â€œFrench and Raven five forms of power.â€ Read the article, give a brief summary of the focus of the article and respond to the following questions:
- What is your primary form of power you tend to use most frequently? How is power different from politics?
- Provide an example of how you have used the different 5 forms of power or heard or seen someone else using them. Were these forms of power used appropriately considering the situation you described? Please explain why or why not?