No matter the company or industry, it seems that there is always an element of office politics. This especially happens when there are lot of divisions and departments. These political issues are mostly related to people trying to cause the downfall of others, and those willing to do anything possible to get ahead.
Then there are many workplace environments that have that special clique of people who always go to lunch together. The lunchtime conversation typically consists of office gossip and plenty of backstabbing comments about specific employees.
Below is an article that highlights how to handle office politics:
4 Ways to Eliminate Office Politics
“Backstabbing employees, turf wars, closed-door meetings. Don’t let petty politics infect your business…”