The Power Triangle Model has been developed by Dr. Branko Woischwill and Nicole Bogott. The authors have spotted reoccurring themes in their research (quantitative research and qualitative research) when examining impactful action and influence. These are networks, knowledge and resources, which must be advanced simultaneously in order to have desired effects.
Understanding power is crucial when examining social interaction and social order. The question of where the power lies is relevant to any society and understanding the structures of power is key to understanding society.