I was just thinking today that in the many years that I have been in the work force and the tons of projects that I have worked on, I can only count a handful of times where they were effectively closed. Project closure is often times completely omitted and deemed unnecessary a phase to have to perform after all the project is done, right? Wrong!
Office politics is intentionally designed to acquire and maintain power outside the formally recognized organizational power system to the benefit of either individuals or sub groups within the organization. Although office politics is often given a negative connotation, it’s part and parcel of organizational life and needs to be recognized and taken seriously. Examples of office politics include :-