Workplace politics may arise when employees start misusing their position to gain an undue advantage. Sometimes employees indulge in workplace politics to tarnish a colleague’s reputation. In most situations, workplace politics reduce the productivity of individuals and create unnecessary conflict and tension in the workplace. This course covers the harmful effects of workplace politics and shows common workplace scenarios of how these situations play out. It highlights the downstream effects of workplace politics and shows employees how to avoid workplace politics. Utilize this course among employees to foster a more inclusive and less stressful work environment free of unnecessary conflict and tension.