How to Use Positive Organisational Politics to Get Results for Your Business Process Excellence Programme

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Thursday, July 30, 2009
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In today’s increasingly complex work environment, studies have called political intelligence™ ‘the missing leadership competency’  because the ‘traditional’ skills of leadership are no longer sufficient to guarantee personal and organisational success.

Given this background, what today’s leaders require is not only a keen awareness of their political landscape, but  the skills to maneuver effectively around political minefields using a set of behaviours critical to process excellence.

In this complimentary webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Obtain clarity on what organisational politics actually is
  • Be clear on how they are a major driver of organisational and personal inefficiency
  • Cover the concept of political perceptions
  • Introduce a model of political animal ‘types’
  • Start to investigate pragmatic behaviours and skill that make you more effective in the workplace


David Bancroft-Turner
Managing Director
Academy for Political Intelligence

David Bancroft-Turner's background is in international banking, including living and working the Middle East and operating at a Senior Management level for much of his career.


For the last 12 years Bancroft-Turner has specialised in Leadership Development and is best known for his pioneering work in the area of organisational politics having developed the unique political intelligence ™ training programme.  He runs the Academy for political intelligence, working and speaking throughout the world.


He has also devised a new devlopment process for managers that operate in multicultural Matrix structures, including a Matrix and Complex Environments (MaCE) diagnostic tool.  His work in Leadership Development includes designing and running programmes on influence, change, leadership assessment and development centres.


As an Executive Coach, he is supportive, challenging and hugely pragmatic.


Bancroft-Turner's book on organisational politics, The Workplace Politics Pocketbook, was puslished in June 2008.