Office Politics

Office politics is the use of one’s individual or assigned power within an employing organization for the purpose of obtaining advantages beyond one’s legitimate authority. Those advantages may include access to tangible assets, or intangible benefits such as status or pseudo-authority that influences the behavior of others. Both individuals and groups may engage in Office Politics. Marilyn Haight

In simpler terms – Where two or more equals meet you have the basic conditions necessary for politics to bloom. Office or any Politics is the background struggle for gaining advantages. Definition Mine .

However much, you might wish it, to go away – office politics is a fact of your everyday working life. So you might as well play the game in the right spirit. I came across this great article by Marshal Loeb. Well written and succint, it gives a clear set of tips to Win in Office Politics. check it out …

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