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Office Politics

There are few things as uncomfortable as dealing with difficult workers. Yet dealing with them successfully is a key to business success.

Business Management Daily is known for our sound, field-tested advice on favoritism in the workplace and other challenging office personalities and situations.

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As you watch the new president take office, you may think, “Why not me?”
Understand your own limited understanding of another's employment situation.
When delegating team projects, identify concrete, measurable standards you’ll use to judge each employee’s performance.
An interview with Richard Haasnoot, head of Procter & Gamble's advertising department
Despite mounting turnover at your company, you stay put. But you’re starting to reconsider your loyalty as arrogant newcomers get special treatment and higher pay.
Beware of becoming involved in petty office squabbles.
“Know your place” can sound like an insult. But when you’re on a team, it’s excellent advice.
If you believe Ronna Lichtenberg, everyone has an “evil twin” who goads him to act against his better judgment. 
“Know your place” can sound like an insult. But when you’re on a team, it’s excellent advice.
When you claw your way ahead, you’ve got to act like you’re above it all. You can’t let on that you care what your co-workers say about you or do to you. Radiate a low-key intensity so that people underestimate you rather than root for you to fall on your face.
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