In: Workplace Skills

Office Politics

Think election campaigns are tough? Just look at the power struggles in your office. Get your survival manuals right here.

Summaries

Book

Surrounded by Idiots

The Four Types of Human Behavior and How to Effectively Communicate with Each in Business (and in Life)
Thomas Erikson
St. Martin’s Press, 2020
8 Article

The New Office Politics? An “Existential Crisis” for Some

Whether you’re trying to manage your team or impress your boss, a “hybrid” work environment promises one thing: It’s gonna be complicated.
Richard Morgan
Morning Brew, 2021
8 Article
Aaron Orendorff
Lifehacker, 2016
8 Book

Feminist Fight Club

An Office Survival Manual (for a Sexist Workplace)
Jessica Bennett
Harper Wave, 2016
9 Book

Simple Sabotage

A Modern Field Manual for Detecting and Rooting out Everyday Behaviors that Undermine Your Workplace
Robert M. Galford et al.
HarperOne, 2015
8 Book

Death by PowerPoint

A Modern Office Survival Guide
Michael Flocker
Da Capo Press, 2006
7 Book

Silos, Politics and Turf Wars

A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors
Patrick Lencioni
Jossey-Bass, 2006
8 Book

The Secret Handshake

Mastering the Politics of the Business Inner Circle
Kathleen Kelley Reardon
Currency, 2002
8 Book

It's All Politics

Winning in a World Where Hard Work and Talent Aren`t Enough
Kathleen Kelley Reardon
Currency, 2005
8 Book

21 Dirty Tricks at Work

How to Beat the Game of Office Politics
Mike Phipps and Colin Gautrey
Capstone, 2005