The Qi Effect: How to unlock the power of interaction

By Alison Reynolds and David Lewis

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This is a Thinkers50 + Unbound project.

Thinkers50 + Unbound is an exciting new publishing imprint providing leaders with the means to bring their ideas to life in book form.

“This book is about how to make great things happen with other people. It is for people who see building relationships, mutual respect and understanding as the basis for creativity and performance. It is a book for our times”. - Thinkers50 on The Qi Effect

Qi (pronounced chee) stands for Quality Interaction and is a new way of thinking about strategy execution. At the heart of understanding Qi is understanding what it means to be a person in relation with others.

This book is for leaders who want to create organisational Qi – an environment where strategy becomes reality. The book brings together the authors’ research, real business examples and stories that demonstrate how great things happen through the power of Qi – the energy that we create together.

Over recent years, strategy execution has been approached through a lens of what the individual can do better: develop greater emotional intelligence, become a more mindful leader, make tough decisions, create buy-in, manage stakeholders and so on. Qi is an important new perspective. It shows how poor quality interaction destroys even the best-made plans and intentions. It focuses on what becomes possible when we have high quality interaction between people who see the world differently.

Qi organisations focus on creating high Quality Interaction (from which the Qi Effect takes its name.) Rather than worrying about embedding the “right” values, Qi organisations create an environment in which empowered people can flourish; rather than seeing emotions as unruly forces to be managed, Qi organisations see emotions as vital signs of passion; rather than focusing on direction and control to ensure strategic outcomes, Qi organisations focus on experimentation and nurturing people.

The Qi Effect will equip the reader with an understanding of the philosophy behind effective interaction, the behaviours that count and the methods and processes that facilitate developing an organisational Qi; the energy that enhances strategy execution and honours what it means to be human.


CONTENTS

Introduction


PART ONE: Principles of Qi

Chapter One: The Tyranny of the Tangible

Chapter Two: You, I and Us

Chapter Three: Gut feel

Chapter Four: Straight from the heart

Chapter Five: The behaviours that count


PART TWO: The Art and Practice of Qi

Chapter Six: The Curiosity Habit

Chapter Seven: The Experimenting Habit

Chapter Eight: The Nurturing Habit

Chapter Nine: Friendship and Forgiveness

Chapter Ten: The Qi Organization


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    Alison Reynolds

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    David Lewis


    Alison Reynolds from Ashridge Business School and David Lewis from the
    London Business School are increasingly recognised for their
    ground-breaking approach to strategy execution. Their 2016 prize-winning
    article stimulated a shift in the approach to strategy execution within
    executive education. They are regularly published in the Harvard Business
    Review and London Business School Review where their articles are some of
    the most popular and widely read attracting international media attention.



    Alison is a member of faculty at Ashridge Business School where she works
    with executive groups in the field of leadership and strategy execution.
    She has a background working in Big Four consulting and is an advisor to a
    number of small businesses and charities.



    David is the Director of London Business School’s flagship Senior Executive
    Programme and the School’s Executing Strategy for Results programme. He
    teaches on strategy execution and leading in uncertainty. He is an
    experienced consultant and executive having work with a number of blue chip
    companies, advising and coaching boards. He is a successful entrepreneur
    and co-founder of a research company focused on enhancing individual, team
    and organisation performance through quality interaction.

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