RESEARCH: MANAGERS NEED BETTER MICRO-POLITICAL SKILLS

Leaders are struggling to manage organisational politics constructively, according to the latest Management Agenda survey from leadership institute Roffey Park. Organisational politics, involving silo working, turf wars and clandestine discussions, for example, is a key leadership challenge and a source of workplace stress, says the report from Roffey Park, which is based in the UK and Singapore. It suggests managers need to hone their micro-political skills if they are to better navigate organisational life and influence key stakeholders in the absence of authority. Ethical conduct remains a key issue too – just over half of managers report observing misconduct in […]

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