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    SHRM Medina Monthly Meeting

    Date: June 27, 2017, 11:00am
    Weymouth Country Club
    $17.50 for members; $19.50 for guests
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    HR’s Role in Office Politics: 

    A Positive Approach

    Presented by: 

    Amy Shannon, President

    Pinnacle Leadership Solutions


    Large or small, multinational or family-owned, public, private or third sector, every workplace has ‘office politics’ in one form or another.  Office politics is an intrinsic part of the workplace.   Unfortunately, some HR practitioners might consider office politics a subject best avoided through fear of becoming too embroiled in other’s games.  When HR professionals promote positive office politics, employees can be more productive.

    • Understand the definition of office politics and how it affects your work environment
    • Recognize the toxic reasons for office politics
    • Assess how politically intelligent (PQ) you are
    • Learn the difference between positive vs. negative office politics
    • Discuss political games through engaging in a case study activity
    • Uncover how much political power you have
    • Define what leverage is and how to size up your leverage
    • Understand the eight political boosters
    • Identify the five types of political players
    • Discuss HR’s role in understanding office politics and the importance of their role
    • Gain tips on how the HR professional can promote positive politics
    • Learn the 12 tips to navigate the political waters
    • Design a political game plan to promote positive office politics