TOC Part 1: Characteristics of High-Performing CIOs Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Leadership First. Everything Else Second Chapter 3: The Make Up of the High Performing CIO Part 2: Cultivating Your People Skills Chapter 4: Lead Differently Chapter 5: Embrace Your Softer Side Chapter 6: Inspire Others Chapter 7: Build People, Not Systems Part 3: The Payoff, Becoming a Great CIO Chapter 8: The Right Relationships, the Right Results Chapter 9: Mastering the Art of Communication Chapter 10: The Professional (and Personal) Payoff
Graham Waller is a Vice President and Executive Partner in Gartner EXP. George Hallenbeck is Director of Intellectual Property Development for Korn/Ferry. Karen Rubenstrunk is a Senior Client Partner within Korn/Ferry International's CIO practice, which places more than one hundred CIOs annually.
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