This project bite focuses on political behaviors of stakeholders with an objective to minimize their negative impacts. Project managers must understand the political behaviors of their stakeholders and then analyze and manage those behaviors effectively in order to achieve synergy among stakeholders.
In this project bite, you will identify political behaviors and their impacts at the interpersonal level, team level, and organizational level. You will understand the characteristics of few stakeholders who tend to engage in negative politics that lead to poor performance at all levels. You will be able to analyze the impacts of political behaviors of your stakeholders and understand whether they lead to negative politics or positive politics and then develop appropriate strategies to manage those political behaviors effectively to achieve collaboration and commitment from all stakeholders and meet organizational strategies and goals successfully.