Facebook’s advice for minimizing office politics: Open up communication and train politics out of conversations

Though office politics are often unavoidable, Facebook is trying to mitigate political behavior in its office before it becomes destructive. Facebook’s global head of engineering Jay Parikh lays out five strategies Facebook is using to minimize office politics. Those strategies include opening up communication so all employees feel comfortable raising concerns and “training” politics out of company conversations by communicating the “why” behind decisions better.