Organization Politics – Dealing with Politics

This is a post in the series about Organization Politics. In the first post Organization Politics – Truth or Myth, we presented some examples of situations which might be termed 'political' and proceeded to analyze these situations in more detail in the next post Organization Politics – Anatomy of Office Politics. In this post, we … Continue reading Organization Politics – Dealing with Politics

Organization Politics – Anatomy of Office Politics

In the previous post Organization Politics – Truth or Myth, I presented a few examples of situations that can be described as 'political' in nature. I also talked to a few more managers and individual contributors since then to understand a few more examples of such situations in various types of organizations. In this post, … Continue reading Organization Politics – Anatomy of Office Politics

Book Recommendation: First, Break all the rules

First, break all the rules, by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman is a remarkable management book which attempts to prove that standard management practices don't work, and instead offers new set of rules. This book is a proponent of strengths-based management principle that believes that it is better to focus on strengths of your employees … Continue reading Book Recommendation: First, Break all the rules

How engaged are you at workplace?

Consider these data points: According to a HT-Shine.com-AbolutData survey, talent acquisition and employee engagement are top 2 challenges for the HR managers. A recent Tower Watson Study suggested that "Only just over 35% of global workforce is highly engaged. " According to Assocham, "Attrition rate has fallen sharply in IT, ITeS and the BPO sector … Continue reading How engaged are you at workplace?