Presents a clear model for developing political intelligence through building 5 sets of behaviours that really work Features international case studies from companies such as Coca-Cola, GSK, Vodafone, BG, Microsoft and Toyota Provides international perspectives from a range of countries including Brazil, India, China, South Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and the US Presents a brand-new PQ capability framework, based on successful programmes delivered at Ashridge University and elsewhere in both business and government, proven to deliver results
Valerie Wark is an independent executive coach and leadership tutor and an Associate of Ashridge Business School. She is widely known for innovative programme design and executive coaching that delivers results. Her clients include the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Vodafone, BBC Worldwide, The NHS, Lloyds Bank, Kerry Foods and BG Group. Gerry Reffo, CMG was Head of Learning and Development in the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and is now a senior independent HR consultant and Ashridge Business School accredited executive coach. She develops leaders and helps organizations improve what they do and how they do it.
"Business, government and civil society must find new and better ways to work together to crack the calculus for sustainable growth and create a brighter future. This timely and insightful book provides rich fodder for those who will be called upon to lead in the years to come." Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company "I hope this book has the influence the subject deserves." Jeff Bewkes, Chair and CEO of Time Warner "This is a challenging yet practical book for all leaders including those in civil society." Brendan Gormley, Chair CDAC Network and former CEO of the Disasters Emergency Committee "Leadership is difficult and getting more so. This valuable book helps us get it right, by focusing on the issues, linkages, relationships and, yes, the politics that really matter." Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States of America