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Leadership PQ

Book Description

Political Intelligence (PQ) is a new leadership requirement that will allow governments and businesses to build relationships and work together in a new and more effective way. Successful leaders have built the capability to interact strategically in a world where government and business share power to shape the future. Leadership PQ explains why political intelligence is now a critical leadership requirement; presents exclusive case studies and interview material to demonstrate the impact of PQ in action; and provides practical advice to on how to develop it by effectively navigating the Golden Triangle of business, government and society.

Table of Contents

  1. <small xmlns="" xmlns:epub=""><span class="bold1">PART ONE</span></small> Introducing PQ Introducing PQ
  2. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">01</span>&#160;&#160;What is PQ and why does it matter?  What is PQ and why does it matter?
  3. Why it matters
  4. Why has the need for PQ arisen?
  5. How should business leaders respond?
  6. How should leaders in government respond?
  7. How should non-profit leaders respond?
  8. The PQ model
  9. How could PQ make a difference?
  10. Conclusion
  11. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">02</span>&#160;&#160;It&#8217;s a shared power world  It’s a shared power world
  12. What is it?
  13. Change drivers
  14. Regulation
  15. Doing business differently
  16. Doing politics differently – soft power
  17. Conclusion
  18. <small xmlns="" xmlns:epub=""><span class="bold1">PART TWO</span></small> The PQ model The PQ model
  19. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">03</span>&#160;&#160;Introducing the model  Introducing the model
  20. What is it?
  21. The model
  22. Shared power
  23. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">04</span>&#160;&#160;Futurity  Futurity
  24. What is it?
  25. Shapes the future
  26. Sets the strategic direction
  27. Registers changing currents
  28. Balances different ways of thinking
  29. Delivers the future
  30. Conclusion
  31. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">05</span>&#160;&#160;Power  Power
  32. What is it?
  33. Finds out where power and influence reside in each stakeholder group
  34. Influences and advances the future vision
  35. Acts courageously, takes risks and upholds ethics
  36. Combines charisma and purpose
  37. Understands complexity and explains it simply
  38. Conclusion
  39. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">06</span>&#160;&#160;Empathy with purpose  Empathy with purpose
  40. What is it?
  41. Studies key stakeholders
  42. Relates to wider society
  43. Builds shared empathy
  44. Inspires passion and commitment from other stakeholders
  45. Feels an empathy with humanity
  46. Conclusion
  47. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">07</span>&#160;&#160;Trust  Trust
  48. What is it?
  49. Acts with integrity and honesty
  50. Operates ethically
  51. Projects that deliver long-term and societal benefits
  52. Manages competing interests
  53. A track record for delivering results
  54. Conclusion
  55. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">08</span>&#160;&#160;Versatility  Versatility
  56. What is it?
  57. Changes tack to fit new demands
  58. Self-command
  59. Focus and strength of purpose
  60. Confidence and ease
  61. Political reality
  62. Conclusion
  63. <small xmlns="" xmlns:epub=""><span class="bold1">PART THREE</span></small> How to develop PQ capability How to develop PQ capability
  64. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">09</span>&#160;&#160;Developing PQ as a leader  Developing PQ as a leader
  65. How to develop your PQ skills
  66. Developing PQ capability across the five PQ facets
  67. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">10</span>&#160;&#160;Developing PQ in your organization  Developing PQ in your organization
  68. Overview
  69. PQ skills audit
  70. Integrating PQ with other HR systems
  71. Further resources
  72. Annex: The leadership challenge
  73. <span xmlns="" xmlns:epub="" class="bold">11</span>&#160;&#160;Looking ahead  Looking ahead