Q: Is authority used in the name of an organization, this name usually refers to the governing body upon which such authority is vested? ¶
A: Yes, for example, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority or the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
Q: Is authority but one of several resources available to incumbents in formal positions? ¶
Q: Is authority Traditional authority? ¶
A: Yes, and which derives from long-established customs, habits and social structures.
Q: Is authority deemed known to third parties? ¶
A: Yes, and shattering any appearance of authority.
Q: Is authority often used interchangeably with power? ¶
Q: Is authority that authority which is derived from "the gift of grace" or when the leader claims that his authority is derived from a "higher power" or "inspiration"? ¶
A: Yes, that is superior to both the validity of traditional and rational-legal authority and followers accept this and are willing to follow this higher or inspired authority, in the place of the authority that they have hitherto been following.
Q: Is authority mentioned in the constitution? ¶
Q: Is authority that which is recognized as legitimate and justified by both the ruler and the ruled? ¶
Q: Is authority the capacity? ¶
A: Yes, and innate or acquired for exercising ascendancy over a group.
Q: Is authority Charismatic authority? ¶