The study aims to reveal the other side of managers in organizations. Some managers today uses the legal authority to generate and uphold despotic tendencies to control employees’. The survival of employees’ depends on how well they fit to such unarticulated managers’ despotic principles. The study is built along longitudinal design; data were collected through observation and documentary review and analysed through narrative approach. The study extending the work of Jackall (1998) provide understandings of informal principles that employees have to comply with to ensure their survival in an organization. It was revealed that, the said informal principles are a detrimental factor to organization efficiency. The article draws attention to management practitioners to make other studies on the way the despotic tendencies of some managers can be ended in organizations.
Rogers Rugeiyamu and Amani Shayo (2019); How to Survive in an Organization: Understanding the Other Side of Managers; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
9(10) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.10.2019.p9409