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Office Politics. Wise Words. “One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” - Plato. Office Politics Definition. The use and misuse of power in the workplace Many other definitions. Dealing with Office Politics.

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Office Politics


Wise Words

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” - Plato


Office Politics Definition

  • The use and misuse of power in the workplace

  • Many other definitions


Dealing with Office Politics

  • Good "office politics”

  • Re-map the organization chart

  • Wise politicking will help you get what you want in the world of work without compromising others in the process


What it Means to ‘Manage Up’

  • Article on Blackboard

  • ‘Manage Up’ means that you need to stretch yourself

  • Ms. Badowski, worked for executive assistant for Jack Welsh

  • Recognize your values

  • Career advancement


Ways to Rise Above…

  • Article clearly states how to avoid and stop office politics

  • http://workawesome.com/your-job/rise-above-workplace-politics/


Ways to Rise Above (Cont.)

  • Treat others how you want to be treated

  • Be self aware

  • Leave work at work

  • Be professional

  • Do your job well

  • See the bigger picture

  • Can you think of more?


Everyone has Office Drama

  • Leave work issues at work

    • Don’t bring the drama home with you

    • Separate work from home-change clothes

    • Leave home issues at home

  • Websites and books made to answer some office politics issues

    • http://www.officepolitics.com/

    • Are these experts right?


Dating in the Workplace

  • The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducted a survey on workplace romance. They found:

    • Most companies do not have a formal, written, romance policy

    • 55% of HR professionals said that marriage most likely result of office romances

  • Sexual harassment policy


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