1. What factors, in addition to those cited, do you believe lead to illegitimate political behaviors such as backstabbing?

1. What factors, in addition to those cited, do youbelieve lead to illegitimate political behaviors such asbackstabbing?2. Imagine that a colleague is engaging in illegitimatepolitical behavior toward you. What steps might youtake to reduce or eliminate this behavior?3. Do you believe that it is ever justifiable to engage inillegitimate political behaviors such as backstabbing?If so, what are some conditions that might justifysuch behavior?4. In addition to the obvious negative effects of illegitimatepolitical behavior on victims, such as those described inthe above case, what might be some negative effects onthe perpetrators? On the organization as a whole?

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