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Limits of Power by David D'Alessandro [Quote]

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Unless you are in the top slot in your organization, you have exactly this much power:

You have the right to carry out the boss's directive in the manner in which you believe it should be carried out. But you don't have the right not to carry out the directive or alter it dramatically. Don't confuse the two options!

David D'Alessandro

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