Three Secret Ingredients in the Anti-Venom for Dysfunctional Company Politics
What comes to mind when you hear the words “company politics?” Brown nosing? Tortured meetings? Low trust? Micromanagement? Playing the game of organizational “Survivor” (where someone is going to get voted off the island)? Company politics aren’t necessarily bad – after all, going back to its Latin roots, politics is a neutral word that literally means, “Of the People.” Consequently, the word “politics” doesn’t have any particular connotation. Instead, it is “we the people” that have given it such commonly negative adjectives to describe it.