I’ve always said that in politics, your enemies can’t hurt you, but your friends will kill you.
In this chapter we address how to optimize project results in politically charged environments. A political environment is the power structure, formal and informal, in an organization. It is how things get done, within day-to-day processes and through a network of relationships.
Organizational politics is often viewed as the pursuit of individual agendas and self-interest in an organization without regard to ...