Improve Your Skills through Office Politics
Work Politics in certain cases can also develop inner skills of an individual.
Let us find out how office politics sometimes can also help individuals hone their skills:
Let us understand with the help of an example:
Mike, Sandra and Jackson were part of the marketing team headed by Jenny.
Mike always looked for opportunity to take leave from work and meet his girlfriend. Sandra had an access to Mikes mails, checked all his confidential documents and even had all his passwords. Mike hardly interacted with Jenny and it was Sandra who did all the follow ups in his absence.
Soon Mike lost his job. Sandra was responsible for tarnishing Mikes image in front of Jenny.
Was Mike wrong somewhere? Yes he was.
- Why did he give Sandra authority to check his mails?
- Why did he ignore Jenny?
- Why was Sandra allowed to open his documents?
- Ways to Avoid Workplace Politics
- Role of Employees in Avoiding Politics
- Role of Management in Avoiding Politics
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