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Growing Yourself as a Leader by Brian Sutton, Robina Chatham

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4 PLAYING THE POLITICAL GAME WHILST MAINTAINING INTEGRITY

The focus of this chapter is on differences of opinion. Where the future is concerned there are no right or wrong answers. What there are, are choices; only hindsight will prove any choice to be a good one or a poor one. The advice in this chapter will help you to join in the key conversations that always accompany controversial change and decision making within your organisation; it will do so in a way that ensures your voice is heard and you are not marginalised.

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

In the workplace, organisational politics are a fact of life. Organisations, being made up of people, are essentially political institutions. All business professionals need to be adept at dealing with ...

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