The phrase office politics describes efforts individuals pursue to support their personal power within an organization. •    What are some of the ways that leaders can minimize the negative effects of this phenomenon?

The best organizations have a central culture of Driving Results. Small things- such as starting and ending meetings on time, hitting deadlines, respecting budgets, having clear performance standards, giving meaningful evaluations, and using dashboards and scorecards-all add to this type of culture. Think of a specific organization that lacks a results-driven culture. Describe how you would begin to develop one.