________ Occurs When People Within Organizations Use Whatever Influence They
________ occurs when people within organizations use whatever influence they can to taint the facts to support their goals and interests.
A) Legitimate political behavior
C) Illegitimate political behavior
Employees exhibiting which of the following traits are more likely to engage in political behavior?
A) lack of sensitivity to social cues
B) external locus of control
C) low need for power
D) Machiavellian personality
E) low self-monitoring
If an individual ________, then he is less likely to engage in illegitimate political behavior.
A) has invested a lot in the organization in terms of time and efforts
B) possesses a scarce skill or knowledge
C) has influential contacts outside the organization
D) does not expect any future benefits from the organization
E) has an external locus of control
Which of the following factors encourages politicking?
A) clear performance evaluation systems
B) role clarity
C) zero-sum reward allocation practices
D) increase in organizational resources
E) low pressures for performance