Another view of org politics

Geek 5, Org savvy

Over at Businessweek.com, Beth Weissenberger just wrote an article called How to Win at Office Politicsabout organizational politics. Similar to the thread we have been discussing, she writes that organizational politics are real and everyone plays them whether they intend to or not. Politics are another way of saying that relationships are important at work, just like they are important in our private lives. Weissenberger goes on to describe some tactics for succeeding in politics such as finding a mentor and networking.

Check out her article for another perspective related to our discussions of organizational savvy.

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