|Training for Elected Leadership - The Councillor as Power Broker (HABITAT, 1994, 18 p.)|
|Part I - The Councillor as Power Broker|
This essay will look at the complex topic of power as it relates to your position as an elected official. We will review some of the more traditional definitions of power and explore ways that elected officials can be more effective as power brokers. We will also raise the concern that this is the role with the greatest potential for abuse.