Week 5 DQ 2 Answer - of three people. Normally you know who...

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Review the political tactics used by organizations described on pp. 196–197 of the text. Have you experienced any of these tactics in your workplace or have you heard anyone describe a situation in their workplace in which they experienced a political tactic? Describe the situation and the political tactic. I have experience seeing the building-coalitions-and-alliances tactic numerous times in the workplace of a previous job I had. During that time at my work place to get promoted you had to put in for the job, be placed on the interview list, and be interviewed by a board
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Unformatted text preview: of three people. Normally you know who is going to be hired before the board takes place. They seem to "groom" an individual for the position and select that person no matter how much experience the other candidates have. The person being "groomed" for the promotion always seems to either be a friend of another high ranked employee or board, and/or a person that "brown nose" the right person within the company no matter what their skills may be. The promotion is not given based on experience or qualifications; it is given by who you know....
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course BUS 210 210 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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