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Although many people associate organizational politics in a negative light, it can be an effective strategy or one that causes dysfunction. Think of an organization you are familiar with (personally or through the media) and provide either an example of a successful (positive/ethical) application or organizational politics or an example of dysfunctional (negative/unethical) organizational politics. Include in your response how you will use this information to help you become a more effective leader. Include one APA reference.

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An organization that I am familiar with, that has successfully utilized positive/ethical organizational politics, is the McDonald's Corporation. This organization places a heavy emphasis upon endorsing the fact that it employs a great deal of minorities within its organization, which has been utilized as both marketing and a political means by which to increase its minority ...

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This solution describes an analysis of utilizing organizational politics in an ethical manner.