definition of office politics

an original definition by J. E. Brown

office politics

Informal definition: When you find that your work and/or your ideas are being judged and/or dismissed based on something other than their merits, that’s office politics.
If your ideas are being rejected, not because they’re bad ideas but because they came from you, that’s office politics.

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2nd edition 05 Jan 2007
1st edition 20 Jun 2006

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