Power and Politics
The Key Point
Power and politics are a fact of life in organizations: To be successful, we must know how to gain power and use influence. But we also know that power and politics are often seen as dirty words. Why do these concepts have such a bad name and how can we overcome their negative connotations?
Bringing OB to LIFE
FLIRTING AND CHATTING UP FOR SUCCESS
Worth Considering . . . or Best Avoided?
STRUGGLING TO GAIN INFLUENCE? TAP INTO THE SCIENCE OF PERSUADING
Checking Ethics in OB
FURLOUGH OR FIRE? WEIGHING ALTERNATIVE INTERESTS
Finding the Leader in You
CORRUPTIVE POWER OF CELEBRITY TURNS BLIND EYE TO PEDOPHILIA
OB in Popular Culture
TOOTING ONE'S HORN IN SPANGLISH
SOCIAL NETWORKS AND POWER IN ORGANIZATIONS
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