Organizational Politics ,Crime of Obedience ,Corporate Governance ,and Leadership Effectiveness

Organizational politics is an informal method used by individuals to gain an unfair advantage over others , in the distribution of advantages and disadvantages. Crime of obedience, which is an integral part of organizational politics, is the maintenance of silence or mute indifference by employees in the face of glaring crime by superiors. This is often done to enable them retain some advantages.

As a result of organizational politics, and crime of obedience, the elements, of monitoring, independence and control in corporate governance are subverted . These incongruities often put Management effectiveness in jeopardy , and hence organizational decline.

While certain positive elements of organizational politics , like cultivating the cooperation of all , that contribute to our importance, in the interest of the corporate existence of institutions we must stand up against toxic organizational politics.
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