Workplace Politics Sucks. Agree?

Signs, along with remedies for each, that characterise too many politics in the organisation:

  • Provides people with a big picture view so they feel empowered to take risks
  • Inspires and nurtures employee loyalty
  • Supports high productivity while minimising stress
  • Produces a winning tradition
  • Elevates communication to an art form

Seven Survival Tips for Office Politics

1. Analyse the Organisation Chart

2. Understand the Informal Network

3. Build Connections

4. Develop Your “People Skills”

5. Make the Most of Your Network

6. Be Brave — but Not Naive

7. Neutralise Negative Politics

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