If you’re not into office politics, you probably hate it. But anyone who wants to get on within an organisation must be prepared to engage with the Machiavellian machinations of their competitors. Writing for The European Business Review, Adrian Furnham explains that climbing the greasy pole without abandoning your moral compass is about learning to be savvy rather than ruthless.
WHY POLITICS THRIVES IN ORGANISATIONS
Office politics revolve around power, self-interest, and personal ambition; it’s about the interplay of insiders and outsiders, and it thrives in business environments where: