Political behavior
In organization
“You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than
any...
Political behavior
Activities that are not required as part of one’s
formal role in the organization, but that influence...
In general
Organizational Politics - the use of power and
influence in organizations
Political Behavior - actions not o...
The use of power in nonprescribed ways
(means) and/or for nonprescribed
purposes (ends).
I’ll support your
bill if you...
Factors that include political
behavior
Individual Factors
•High self-monitors
•Internal locus of control
•High Mach ...
Employee Responses to
Organizational Politics
PPooliltiitcicaal lb beehhaavivoiouur r SSlidlide en noo-5-5
Avoiding Action:
• Overconforming
• Buck passing
• Playing dumb
• Stretching
• Stalling Avoiding Blame:
Avoiding Act...
OOrrggaanniizzaattiioonnaall PPoolliittiiccss:: MMoorree
LLiikkeellyy aatt tthhee TToopp
EExxtteenntt ttoo WWhhiicchh PP...
Effect of Politics in
Organization and Employees
Decrease in overall
productivity
Changes the Attitude of
employees
...
Improve Your Skills through
Office Politics
• Politics motivates individuals to work hard
and give their hundred percen...
Role of Management in Avoiding
Politics
Roles and
Responsibilities
Control
Transparency Regular Interactions
Avoid P...
Conclusion
 "Each player in the organization has a role in the
politics that grease the wheels of getting things done”....
THANK YOU
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  • 1. Political behavior In organization “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” - Albert Einstein
  • 2. Political behavior Activities that are not required as part of one’s formal role in the organization, but that influence, or attempt to influence, the distribution of advantages or disadvantages within the organization. • Legitimate Political Behavior : Normal everyday politics. • Illegitimate Political Behavior : Extreme political behavior that violates the implied rules of the game. PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r SSlidlide e n noo-1-1
  • 3. In general Organizational Politics - the use of power and influence in organizations Political Behavior - actions not officially sanctioned by an organization that are taken to influence others in order to meet one’s personal goals PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r SSlidlide e n noo-2-2
  • 4. The use of power in nonprescribed ways (means) and/or for nonprescribed purposes (ends). I’ll support your bill if you support mine SSlidlide e n noo-3-3 PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r
  • 5. Factors that include political behavior Individual Factors •High self-monitors •Internal locus of control •High Mach personality •Organizational investment •Perceived job alternatives Organizational Factors •Reallocation of resources •Promotion opportunities •Low trust •Role ambiguity •Unclear performance evaluation system •Zero-sum reward practices •Democratic decision making •High performance pressures •Self-serving senior managers SSlidlide en noo-4-4 PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r Political Behavior Low High Favorable Outcomes •Reward •Averted punishments
  • 6. Employee Responses to Organizational Politics PPooliltiitcicaal lb beehhaavivoiouur r SSlidlide en noo-5-5
  • 7. Avoiding Action: • Overconforming • Buck passing • Playing dumb • Stretching • Stalling Avoiding Blame: Avoiding Action: • Overconforming • Buck passing • Playing dumb • Stretching • Stalling Avoiding Blame: • Buffing • Playing safe • Justifying • Scapegoating • Misrepresenting Avoiding Change: • Buffing • Playing safe • Justifying • Scapegoating • Misrepresenting Avoiding Change: • Prevention • Self-protection • Prevention • Self-protection SSlidlied en ono-6-6 PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r Defensive behaviour
  • 8. OOrrggaanniizzaattiioonnaall PPoolliittiiccss:: MMoorree LLiikkeellyy aatt tthhee TToopp EExxtteenntt ttoo WWhhiicchh PPoolliittiiccaall AAccttiivviittyy iiss LLiikkeellyy ((rraannggee 00--33)) PPrroodduuccttiioonn aanndd bblluuee ccoollllaarr Political activity ((11..2222)) is perceived to increase at higher organizational levels CClleerriiccaall aanndd wwhhiittee ccoollllaarr TTeecchhnniiccaall aanndd pprrooffeessssiioonnaall LLoowweerr mmaannaaggeemmeenntt MMiiddddllee mmaannaaggeemmeenntt UUppppeerr mmaannaaggeemmeenntt 11..33 11..22 11..11 11..00 ..99 ..88 ..7 ..66 ..55 ..44 ..33 ..22 ..11 ((..1188)) ((..5500)) (.54) ((..733)) ((11..007)) PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r SSlidlide en noo-7-7
  • 9. Effect of Politics in Organization and Employees Decrease in overall productivity Changes the Attitude of employees Spoils the Ambience Affects Concentration Demotivated employees Increases Stress Wrong Information PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r SSlidlide en noo-8-8
  • 10. Improve Your Skills through Office Politics • Politics motivates individuals to work hard and give their hundred percent. • Politics makes you more confident •Politics makes individuals internally strong • Politics makes you realize your mistakes PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r Slide no-9 Slide no-9
  • 11. Role of Management in Avoiding Politics Roles and Responsibilities Control Transparency Regular Interactions Avoid Partiality Team Building Activities Communication Discussions Partiality Maintain the decorum of the work place SSlidlide en noo-1-010 PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r
  • 12. Conclusion  "Each player in the organization has a role in the politics that grease the wheels of getting things done”.  Put another way, today we need more input and cooperation from one another to fulfill our job responsibilities.  An individual should know where to draw the line.  Politics helps you emerge as a mature professional.  You learn to compromise during difficult times and accept challenges with smile. PPoolitliitciacla bl behehavaivoiouur r SSlidlide en noo-1-111
  • 13. THANK YOU