Handy (and Strategic) Tips for Dealing With Office Politics

August 6, 2010

by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.
From QuintCareers.com

It’s safe to say that no matter where you work — regardless of the industry or profession — you will encounter the inner dynamics of people plotting and scheming and jockeying for position and power… something called office or workplace politics.

Workers have three options when faced with a politically charged workforce: disavow that politics actually exists; decide to ignore the political landscape; choose to work within the system. In reality, the first two options have the same (often negative) consequences, while the third can provide you with insight and success.

This article is about providing you with strategic tips for understanding and maximizing the political landscape of your organization — helping you avoid dangerous landmines while working within the system to your benefit.

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