What are organizational politics? How might organizational politics affect the culture of communication in an organization?
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The main problem with organizational politics is that it is always destructive in some way. Organizational politics, also called corporate politics, refers to the way that people in positions of power, like managers, executives, or other important people use their power to their own advantage. If two employees apply to attend the same training session but ...
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Policy Making - Politically Competent & Good Corporate Citizenship
Senior executives from a variety of organizations are often called to testify about health policy issues. It is in the organization's best interest if these executives are both politically competent and good corporate citizens.
1. In general terms, what knowledge, skills, and individual behaviors must an executive have to be politically competent and to be good corporate citizens?
2. Think about the witness whose testimony you summarized for the group project. Did he or she demonstrate political competence? Explain.
3. Think about a particular healthcare organization's corporate citizenship. How would you describe it (e.g., "good," "average," or "poor")? What did the organization do (or not do) to achieve this level of corporate citizenship?View Full Posting Details