By Dylan Schleicher
November 30, 2004,
– Filed under:
Management & Workplace Culture
The only book I have run across dropping this week is The New CIO Leader by Marianne Broadbent and Ellen Kitzis. Since this is the only book this week, we'll give you a nice little summary of the title:
Two converging factors-the ubiquitous presence of technology in organizations and the recent technology downturn-have brought Chief Information Officers (CIOs) to a critical breaking point. They can seize the moment to leverage their expertise into a larger and more strategic role than ever before, or they can allow themselves to be relegated to the sideline function of "chief technology mechanic.