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organizational politics of defense

William A. Lucas

organizational politics of defense

by William A. Lucas

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Published by International Studies Association in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Dept. of Defense.,
    • Organization.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by William A. Lucas and Raymond H. Dawson].
      SeriesOccasional paper - International Studies Association ; no. 2
      ContributionsDawson, Raymond H., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23.6 .L8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 131 p. ;
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4932371M
      LC Control Number76359183

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).File Size: KB. In many organizations, politics is a taboo subject, which makes it difficult for individuals to deal with this crucially important aspect of organizational reality. Organizational politics are neither good nor bad, although it is important for us to distinguish between ethical and unethical political behavior.

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Stewart, and G. David Garson File Size: 9MB. Workplace politics is the process and behavior in human interactions involving power and authority. It is also a tool to assess the operational capacity and to balance diverse views of interested parties.

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Posen suggests that when the balance-of-power model applies--when a state is under serious threat or when it is contemplating aggression--civilian leaders intervene in military policy to force the military to jettison obsolete strategies and develop new and better ones that are well integrated.

Organizational politics is a natural part of organizational life. Organizations that are driven by unhealthy levels of political behavior suffer from lowered employee organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and performance as well as higher levels of job anxiety and depression.

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Effects of politics on organization and employees: Decrease in overall productivity. Politics lowers the output of an individual and eventually affects the productivity of the organization.

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