Answer to Question #13864 in Other Management for Michael
Identify and explain a situation where you have seen Machiavelli's framework at work
In The Prince Nicollo Machiavelli outlines that people are guided with their own interests, mostly self-based, what can be used by the leader of the corporation or any social network. A leader is a strong personality, who leads his own politics regardless moral opinions and justice: "Aim justifies methods".
Typical situation, when employees of lower rank are opressed by their direct chefs in purpose of not taking into attention the value of every personality. The workforce is just a resource, blind and controlled, so the very aim is to manage them in right way to gain as much profit a possible.