Unwritten Rules: Why Doing a Good Job Might Not Be Enough
Advancing in today’s business world is often as much about learning and playing by the rules as it is about talent and results. Some rules are explicitly stated in organizational handbooks, performance review procedures, or by senior leadership. But other rules are left implicit—unwritten—for employees to decipher on their own. Those who do not have the tools to access this maze of “unwritten rules” and the important knowledge these rules provide remain left out, no matter how competent they are.
Unwritten Rules: Why Doing a Good Job Might Not Be Enough is the second report in a series of knowledge products aimed at helping employees, managers, and human resources professionals learn, leverage, and commmunicate their own organization's unwritten rules.