Internal Politics

Politics is inevitable in the work environment. Organizations consist of individuals and groups that bring their own interests, desires, wants, expectations, and needs to the workplace, which results in a diversity of interests in which politics occur. Relationships, norms, processes, performance, and outcomes are significantly affected and influenced by organizational politics because they are all integrated into the organizational culture and management system.

Political behavior is a natural and expected characteristic of organizations. The organization has the right to make certain decisions regarding the behavior of individuals in accomplishing organizational goals and objectives. Submitting to the authority of the organization ...

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