performers are differentiated by their well-developed political skill ability ( Blass and Ferris 2007 ; Blickle et al. 2009 ; Ferris et al. 2005 ; Mintzberg 1985 ; Spencer and Spencer 1993 ).
A new interest has arisen in the concept of social effectiveness in team dynamics ( Ahearn et al. 2004 ; Lvina et al. 2015 ) due to the dyadic relationship of influence and compromise ( Jensen 2007 ). However, Lvina et al. (2015) argue that politically skilled individuals are talented at achieving beneficial individualistic outcomes, but that it may be detrimental to