Office Politics For Managers

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Office Politics For Managers

You have likely experienced some form of Office Politics. Working with different personalities, opinions, backgrounds, and values is a challenge in any environment. It is an inevitable fact that when people are working together personalities can and will clash. No one is an island, so working together as a team is incredibly important for the organization and every employee.

Office Politics is about creating and maintaining better relationships. It is about communicating and working with your peers and colleagues in a way that is mutually beneficial. Employees who understand the positive aspects of Office Politics are better team members and end up being more successful and productive.

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Everything you need to teach a one-day workshop for Office Politics For Managers:

  • Training Manuals
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Instructor's Guide
  • Quick Reference Job Aids
  • Icebreakers, Activities,
     & Exercise Files
  • Pre-Assignments,
  • Promotional Advertorials
  • Lesson Plans with Flip Chart Notes

Also available: training video clips, editable books, audiobook workshops, e-learning, and cloud-based LMS.

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Office Politics For Managers Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
Module Two: New Hires
  • Company Core Values
  • Building Relationships
  • Encourage Respect
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions
Module Three: It"s About Interacting and Influencing
  • Dealing with Different Personalities
  • Build a Culture of Collaboration
  • Be Nice to Everyone (Not Just Those That Can Help You)
  • Be a Team Player
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions
Module Four: Dealing With Rumors, Gossip, and Half-Truths
  • It"s Effects on Moral
  • Reinforce the Truth with Facts
  • Do Not Participate
  • Deal With it Swiftly
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions
Module Five: Office Personalities (I)
  • Complainer
  • Gossiper
  • Bully
  • Negative Ned/Nancy
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions
Module Six: Office Personalities (II)
  • Information Keeper
  • Know-it-All
  • The Apple-Polisher
  • Nosey Neighbor
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions
                      Module Seven: Getting Support for Your Projects
                      • Gain Trust Through Honesty
                      • Be Assertive
                      • Blow Your Own Horn
                      • Make Allies
                      • Case Study
                      • Module Seven: Review Questions
                      Module Eight: Conflict Resolution
                      • The Importance of Forgiveness
                      • Neutralizing Emotions
                      • The Benefits of a Resolution
                      • The Agreement Frame
                      • Case Study
                      • Module Eight: Review Questions
                      Module Nine: Ethics
                      • Benefits of an Ethical Environment
                      • Lead by Example
                      • Ensuring Ethical Behavior
                      • Addressing Unethical Behavior
                      • Case Study
                      • Module Nine: Review Questions
                      Module Ten: You Are Not an Island
                      • Never Burn a Bridge
                      • Take the High Road
                      • Trust is a Two Way Street
                      • Don"t Hide in Your Office
                      • Case Study
                      • Module Ten: Review Questions
                      Module Eleven: Social Events Outside of Work
                      • How to Decline Politely
                      • Rules When Attending
                      • Meeting New People
                      • Conversation Do"s and Don"ts
                      • Case Study
                      • Module Eleven: Review Questions
                      Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
                      • Words from the Wise
                      • Review of Parking Lot
                      • Lessons Learned
                      • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

                                          Administrative Skills

                                          1. Accountability in the Workplace
                                          2. Administrative Office Procedures
                                          3. Administrative Support
                                          4. Archiving and Records Management
                                          5. Basic Bookkeeping
                                          6. Business Writing
                                          7. Collaborative Business Writing
                                          8. Executive and Personal Assistants
                                          9. Meeting Management
                                          10. Organizational Skills
                                          11. Social Media In The Workplace
                                          12. Supply Chain Management

                                          Career Development

                                          1. Assertiveness And Self-Confidence
                                          2. Communication Strategies
                                          3. Creative Problem Solving
                                          4. Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box
                                          5. Developing Creativity
                                          6. Digital Citizenship
                                          7. Entrepreneurship
                                          8. Interpersonal Skills
                                          9. mLearning Essentials
                                          10. Negotiation Skills
                                          11. Personal Branding
                                          12. Project Management
                                          13. Telework And Telecommuting
                                          14. Ten Soft Skills You Need
                                          15. The Cloud and Business
                                          16. Time Management
                                          17. Women in Leadership

                                          Human Resources

                                          1. Business Succession Planning
                                          2. Contract Management
                                          3. Crisis Management
                                          4. Developing a Lunch and Learn
                                          5. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
                                          6. Employee Onboarding
                                          7. Employee Recruitment
                                          8. Employee Termination Processes
                                          9. Generation Gaps
                                          10. Health and Wellness at Work
                                          11. Hiring Strategies
                                          12. Human Resource Management
                                          13. Managing Workplace Harassment
                                          14. Measuring Results From Training
                                          15. Millennial Onboarding
                                          16. Office Health And Safety
                                          17. Sensitivity Training
                                          18. Talent Management
                                          19. Train-The-Trainer
                                          20. Unconscious Bias
                                          21. Universal Safety Practices
                                          22. Workplace Bullying
                                          23. Workplace Harassment
                                          24. Workplace Violence

                                          Personal Development

                                          1. Adult Learning - Mental Skills
                                          2. Adult Learning - Physical Skills
                                          3. Anger Management
                                          4. Attention Management
                                          5. Being A Likeable Boss
                                          6. Critical Thinking
                                          7. Developing Emotional Intelligence
                                          8. Goal Setting and Getting Things Done
                                          9. Improving Mindfulness
                                          10. Improving Self-Awareness
                                          11. Increasing Your Happiness
                                          12. Job Search Skills
                                          13. Life Coaching Essentials
                                          14. Managing Personal Finances
                                          15. Managing Workplace Anxiety
                                          16. Personal Productivity
                                          17. Public Speaking
                                          18. Social Intelligence
                                          19. Social Learning
                                          20. Stress Management
                                          21. Taking Initiative
                                          22. Trust Building and Resilience
                                          23. Work-Life Balance

                                          Sales And Marketing

                                          1. Body Language Basics
                                          2. Call Center Training
                                          3. Coaching Salespeople
                                          4. Contact Center Training
                                          5. Creating a Great Webinar
                                          6. Employee Recognition
                                          7. Event Planning
                                          8. High Performance Teams Inside the Company
                                          9. High Performance Teams Remote Workforce
                                          10. In Person Sales
                                          11. Internet Marketing Fundamentals
                                          12. Marketing Basics
                                          13. Media And Public Relations
                                          14. Motivating Your Sales Team
                                          15. Multi-Level Marketing
                                          16. Overcoming Sales Objections
                                          17. Presentation Skills
                                          18. Proposal Writing
                                          19. Prospecting and Lead Generation
                                          20. Sales Fundamentals
                                          21. Servant Leadership
                                          22. Social Media Marketing
                                          23. Telephone Etiquette
                                          24. Top 10 Sales Secrets
                                          25. Trade Show Staff Training

                                          Supervisors And Managers

                                          1. Budgets And Financial Reports
                                          2. Coaching And Mentoring
                                          3. Conducting Annual Employee Reviews
                                          4. Developing New Managers
                                          5. Employee Motivation
                                          6. Facilitation Skills
                                          7. Knowledge Management
                                          8. Leadership And Influence
                                          9. Lean Process And Six Sigma
                                          10. Manager Management
                                          11. Middle Manager
                                          12. Office Politics For Managers
                                          13. Performance Management
                                          14. Self-Leadership
                                          15. Supervising Others
                                          16. Team Building Through Chemistry
                                          17. Virtual Team Building And Management

                                          Workplace Essentials

                                          1. Appreciative Inquiry
                                          2. Business Acumen
                                          3. Business Ethics
                                          4. Business Etiquette
                                          5. Change Management
                                          6. Civility In The Workplace
                                          7. Conflict Resolution
                                          8. Customer Service
                                          9. Customer Support
                                          10. Cyber Security
                                          11. Delivering Constructive Criticism
                                          12. Developing Corporate Behavior
                                          13. Handling a Difficult Customer
                                          14. Networking Outside the Company
                                          15. Networking Within the Company
                                          16. Respect in the Workplace
                                          17. Responsibility in the Workplace
                                          18. Risk Assessment and Management
                                          19. Safety In The Workplace
                                          20. Team Building For Managers
                                          21. Teamwork And Team Building