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1 Todays Office Politics and Strategic Corporate Alliances Presented by Stephanie Smith And Sam Mackey

2 What are Politics? Politics \pä-lә-tiks\ noun – competition between groups or individuals for power. – is a process by which decisions are made within groups.

3 Statistics: Twenty percent of an administrator's time -- is spent resolving conflicts among employees

4 Strategies for Employees Surviving Office Politics 1. Be positive to everyone Build supportive relationships 2. Be a team player Help achieve goals 3. Dont whine and complain Coworkers resent the complainer

5 Strategies for Employees Surviving Office Politics cont: 4. Be visible Get involved and contribute 5. Help your boss succeed Positive relationship 6. Be loyal Avoid backstabbing

6 Strategies for Employees Surviving Office Politics cont: 7. Be an expert Develop competence 8. Mind your manners Be polite and courteous 9. Make others look good Success is in the eye of the beholder

7 An Unlikely Pair: Sony and Samsung A strategic alliance in a global perspective Building partnerships is becoming a norm S-LCD a 50/50 venture in creating liquid crystal displays Complementary Strengths of a Strategic Alliance – benefit in each others expertise – compensate for weakness – an opportunity for both companies – a bastion against threats

8 Mutual Respect Willingness to show consideration or appreciation Sony is really one of the very few electronics companies whose brands are recognized as iconic. Theres a lot to learn from Sony. – Chu Woo Sik, Head of Investor Relations at Samsung Samsung licensed Sonys Memory Stick technology

9 Openness Accessible to all; unrestricted as to participants Open direct routes of communication Reduce obstruction of information transfer If we put up barriers, theyll close up too. - Mr. Murayama of Samsung

10 Trust Firm reliance on the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing These companies have looked, beyond past cultural conflicts between Japan and South Korea, towards a future of prosperity. An initial investment of 2.1 trillion won ($ 2.2 billion US) split between companies Technology is being shared at elementary levels

11 Mutual Benefit Reciprocity 1: a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence 2: mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges If we learn from Sony, it will help us in advancing our technology. - Mr. Jang, Engineer at Sony We are the top consumer electronics company and have yet to be challenged - Keiji Nakazawa, CFO of S-LCD

12 Resources: Nine strategies for successfully playing office politics by Terry Bragg, Organizational Behavior by Angelo Kinicki and Robert Kreitner, hill.com/sites/ x/student_view0/chapter13/chapter_summary.html Sony courts Samsung as their roles reverse S-LCD expands display capacity articleId= They go Head – to – Head


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