"Organizational politics to me is really understanding the actions and agenda of different people that you interact with. Basically, what is it that is driving them and their actions...Every person is different and has life experiences that drive their actions. Having an understanding of not 'why' but 'how' someone acts will allow you to work ideally with, but if necessary, around them."
Apr 6, 2023
Navigating organizational politics and growing great relationships
The words favoritism, gatekeeping, office gossip, and power-play come to mind when we talk about politics. But can we use organizational politics to our advantage with EI? Is there a way to excel at organizational politics and still grow great relationships?
Amdocs veteran David Hastings, Director of Digital Development at Amdocs, speaks about his experience dealing with organizational politics and the lessons he's learned.