Navigating Office Politics: Strategies & Explanation


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Are the following statements true or false?

1. Office politics is a strategy people use to help themselves get ahead in the workplace.

2. Office politics are ONLY negative.

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1. Which is NOT true about ways you should self-promote?

2. If management is unfair to you, what should you do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to gauge your knowledge of navigating office politics, work through the quiz/worksheet combo. Passing the quiz is possible if you know the effects of office politics and ways to deal with them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete these educational resources, and test your knowledge of:

  • The importance of paying attention to the way communication flows
  • Behaviors in the office
  • What office politics are
  • Self-promotion
  • Dealing with unfair management

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the business lesson on office politics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding handling unfair treatment in regards to management and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what office politics are

Additional Learning

To learn more about these politics, be sure to utilize the lesson called Navigating Office Politics: Strategies & Explanation. As you complete this accompanying lesson, you'll be able to:

  • Learn why office politics occur
  • Identify the purpose of self-promotion
  • See how to effectively avoid engaging in work-related politics