Office politics is an inevitable part of organisational life. More
often than not, however, it can get the better of us - individuals and
organisations. Hidden agendas can undermine a carefully planned
strategy. Game playing and backstabbing can sabotage an otherwise
However, there is a positive to politics in organisations. Essentially,
politics are an avenue of influence. Understanding these
strategies employed by individuals and teams in an organisation can help
to effectively manage them towards positive outcomes. Expanding
people's repertoire of influence strategies can expand overall
effectiveness - personal and organisational.
Dattner Grant has the exclusive licence to administer the
Political Intelligence diagnostic and to present the associated
program (developed by 3D Training & Development in the UK and adapted
by Dattner Grant) in Australia. These tools are designed to increase
leaders' understanding of their own political strategies and those of
others, with a view to more effectively managing both their own career
and job effectiveness, and organisational performance.
This workshop can stand alone or be incorporated as part of a
long-range leadership development program.
For further information, please contact us.