Handbook of Organizational Politics

Eran Vigoda-Gadot, Amos Drory

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This exciting Handbook offers a broad perspective on the intriguing phenomena of power, influence and politics in the modern workplace, their meaning for individuals, groups and other organizational stakeholders, and their effect on organizational outcomes and performances. The contributors illustrate the fact that organizational politics has many facets and definitions, all relating to the use of personal or aggregate power in influencing others and better achieving goals in the workplace. However, politics in organizations is difficult to study as neither employees nor management are keen to divulge the political secrets and dynamics that help them to promote their own ideas and goals and to advance in the workplace. In the face of this challenge, the Handbook presents a comprehensive collection of original studies and theoretical discussions from across the globe.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages392
ISBN (Electronic)9781847201874
ISBN (Print)9781843769958
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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