Activity

4b.A2

(Domain 4)

Applying a Political Perspective

Consider a political perspective to understand your agency.

According to Bolman and Deal (1984), a political perspective views organizations as political arenas that include a complex variety of individuals and interest groups.

Try taking a political perspective on your organization, office, workplace, or relationship with another agency.

Respond to the questions in Worksheet 4b.A2.

GOAL:

To understand how political perspectives affect the agency’s functioning and reality.

RELEVANT FOR:

  • Executive
  • Middle Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Caseworker