palace intrigue

palace intrigue

In-fighting and power struggles within a particular organization. I'm not surprised he tried to sabotage my presentation—we're both up for the promotion, and palace intrigue is the norm around here. The former CEO's memoir exposes the palace intrigue at Spikerosoft in the years leading up to his resignation.
See also: intrigue, palace
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