This research paper examines the role of the CIO and leadership skills required to deliver business value. The research reveals what leadership means to IT professionals by highlighting the skills/capability/competency they believe are critical to the success of the CIO role. The research uses Quinn’s Competing Values Framework on a sample of public sector CIOs.
Strategy is an engine-less car. The engine of any organization is its people empowered by a leader. So, work on an IT Strategy but if you want one that will work, read this list of pointers, provided by Tom Peters, to “create a winning strategy that is inherently sustainable.” The first advice? Learn how to say “thank you.” And then, measure the number of times you say it in a day!!
This excellent presentation provides insights on great leadership traits. It then goes into the thorny issue of team building with a focus on succession planning. Great Read!!