Chapter 11. Org

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Lecture Overview n What are politics, and who tends to see  and participate in this sort of behavior? n How do politics manifest in organizations –  what do people do to engage in political  behavior? n What organizational currencies are 
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Organizational Politics n Organizational Politics n Opportunistic behavior engaged for the  purpose of self-interest maximization n Politics are measured and understood by  assessing _perceptions of politics _ n People act on the way they perceive the  environment, even if their perceptions do not 
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Organizational Politics n Who tends to engage in politics?  Political behavior is positively  related to: n Gender ( men  more political) n Rank (managers more political) n __Education __ n Self-monitoring
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Organizational Politics n What sorts of tactics constitute “political  behaviors”? n
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