Leadership

The IT leader's role is changing as more and more of a company's success depends on its technology. See what you need to know to be a premier tech leader.

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Fired Before You're Hired: Five Ways To Ruin Any Interview

    Arrive on time. Dress well. Write a thank-you note. Don't lie on the application. You have the job-hunting basics down, but the gods of employment have plagued your people with a drought. Whether you're interviewing after a layoff, seeking a change of employment or documenting your futile interviewing plight to...

    Provided By RateATemp.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Talent And Work: Playing To Your Strengths

    For an increasing number of organizations, the talent crisis is no longer an abstraction. It's an all-too-real threat that's spurring executives, perhaps for the first time, to begin to treat talent as a vital business concern. But despite the best of intentions, business leaders often struggle to link their talent...

    Provided By Deloitte Development

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Finance Talent Challenge: Ways Savvy CFOs Are Taking Charge

    Tackling nowadays' talent challenges is hard work. But there's no way to avoid it, so you might as well give it your best effort. Also, since many companies are currently ignoring the problem - and secretly hoping it will go away - you may be able to gain a competitive...

    Provided By Deloitte Development

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Out Of The Shadows: Why Supply Chain Strategy Should Be At Top Of The Corporate Agenda

    Some Aerospace & Defense (A&D) executives worry that today's global business environment of high demand with high levels of complexity is moving too fast for their supply chains to keep pace. We actually believe that velocity at low costs with flexibility is increasingly what customers want. Are the risks of...

    Provided By Deloitte Development

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Managing Talent In A Turbulent Economy: Navigating A Course Through Rough Waters

    Reducing employee headcount remains the top talent priority and, over the last quarter, surveyed talent managers have shifted the criteria being used to determine workforce reductions. As layoffs get deeper and more difficult, even employees with critical skills filling key roles are at risk of losing their jobs. While layoffs...

    Provided By Deloitte Development

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management Screw-Up 6 - The Team Didn't Gel

    A well-structured project team means each team member understands their role in making the project successful. Each project team member knows what they need to contribute to the project, when they have to perform, what other project team members are doing on the project, and what it takes to be...

    Provided By Leading on the Edge International

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Gen Y - Or Gen Whine?

    Until recently, companies all over the world have been wrestling with the challenge of attracting, managing, and retaining the next generation of workers. Members of Gen Y have an incredible amount of talent - but they also have incredibly high expectations about their work environment, growth opportunities, and rate of...

    Provided By Deloitte Development

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Online Meetings Are Now a Common Part of Everyday Business

    In previous eras, business meetings had to take place face-to-face in a single location, requiring significant travel, time and complicated juggling of schedules. However, times have changed and so have the technologies and communication methods available to businesses and corporations. With the advent of the Internet and tools such as...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Video Conferencing Services Help Teams Work Together

    Teamwork is important to the growth and development of businesses in every industry. Pooling skill sets, knowledge and talent can lead to greater accomplishments and increased productivity. However, in today's global business world, it's not uncommon for coworkers to be located in different places at different times, making on-site team...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Keep Employees Well Informed With Weekly Video Conferences

    Staying connected with the employees allows users to ensure that their business will run smoothly and successfully. This is why it's so important for everyone who works for the company to be kept up-to-date and fully informed. Fortunately, recent technological advancements have made this easier to achieve, even in circumstances...

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Online Meetings Will Help Save Time for Large National Companies

    The modern business world moves at a fast pace and for companies to be successful they need to keep up. While that's easier said than done, there are ways for companies and corporations to use their resources effectively so as to make the most of every facet of their business....

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Unified Communications Continue to Be an Important Part of Doing Business

    In today's fast-paced business world, it's important for companies and corporations to keep up with the rest of their industry. Yet, making use of the myriad of cutting-edge technologies that are now available may not always be enough to ensure that the business stays at the forefront of the competition....

    Provided By InterCall

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Emerging Role Of The HR COO Empowering HR Leadership Teams To Deliver More Business Value

    Despite the proven benefits of HR transformation, business executives and HR leaders alike continue to voice frustration with HR's ability to deliver value. With no shortage of talented people doing great work, what is the problem? All signs point to the need to rethink how HR organizations deliver on the...

    Provided By Deloitte Development

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Online Management Courses: Learn Management Online

    Continuing education is absolutely vital for efficient managers who want to stay up to speed with new technological and business innovations. But many busy managers don't have time for traditional methods like attending courses at a college campus or reading the business books for dummies. Moreover, these systems are rarely...

    Provided By RightBiz Enterprises

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Are You Modular Or Integral? Be Sure Your Supply Chain Knows

    Two of the most successful automobile companies of the 1990s were Daimler-Benz and Chrysler. Each entered the decade on somewhat shaky ground, each prospered enormously during the decade, and each mastered a very different business model. Unfortunately, when Daimler-Benz acquired Chrysler for $36 billion in 1998, their two business models...

    Provided By Booz & Company

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Business Success From The Bottom Up

    In the autumn 2007 issue of strategy +business, Ralph Sink, a consultant on high-performance systems, wrote about his decades of experience implementing the approach on the factory floor and as a human resources executive. High-performance systems, also known as self-organizing teams and participative management, require employees to take ownership of...

    Provided By Booz & Company

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    With The Right Kind Of Organization, You Can Expand While Cutting Costs

    The control of costs had been its greatest strength. But it was now the greatest weakness. The company had spent so many years trying to reduce expenses that this imperative was hardwired into its practices, processes, and organizational design. When executives tried to shift gears, to expand into new markets...

    Provided By Booz & Company

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    The Talent Innovation Imperative

    Too many companies are wasting their resources - their people and their financial leverage - by per petuating outdated approaches to talent management. They structure jobs rigidly, forcing many people to work a 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., Monday through Friday, workweek. They focus their training on functional skills, not...

    Provided By Booz & Company

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Building Capabilities For B2B Marketing Leadership Insights From Building Product Manufacturers

    The nature of business-to-business (B2B) marketing is changing. What was once primarily a tactical function supporting the sales force is transforming into a strategic partner. Even as B2B marketers are under significant pressure to do more with less, they must address a broad set of requirements beyond brand advertising, trade...

    Provided By Booz & Company

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Integrative Thinking Skills For Program Managers

    This paper presents a framework to improve program management through integrative thinking skills and shows an application in a supply chain environment. Integrative thinking could be adopted by program managers through three essential skills: Visualizing systems, connecting people and creating desired futures. As a result, program managers can develop the...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Notes On Project Management, General Management, And Organisational Change

    Increased specialisation in the past half-century has certainly benefited the avocation of project management. However, there appear to be some negative consequences of this specialisation. This paper first notes that 'Classic' general management functions are intimately interwoven in project management processes, a subject that was discussed in more detail in...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Conceptual Framework For Corporate Governance In Nigeria - Challenges And Panaceas

    This research paper reviews the conceptual framework of corporate governance in Nigeria and seeks to understand current best practice, the challenges, the failure and offered policy recommendations as panaceas for efficient implementation of empirically validated international corporate governance best practice in Nigeria. This paper identified the underdeveloped nature of the...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Change Management For IT Project Managers - A Practical Approach

    Traditionally project managers have been trained to view project success as an open- and shut case defined by meeting all agreed-upon scope requirements within an allocated timeframe and within a pre-determined budget. However, newer trends in project management tend to define project success on a broader basis adding such concepts...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • White Papers // May 2009

    State Equation Of Projects And Project Change Analysis

    Contemporary project management needs high-level quantitative representations of projects for their successful planning and execution. Such representation is possible on the basis of balance equations for the total effort of the project. On the basis of this balance equations can be obtained so-called state equation of projects. This paper presents...

    Provided By PM World Today

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    CIOs: Here are 10 ways you can support your CEO

    To build a strong future with the company and gain an ally at the top, CIOs need to understand the challenges facing their CEO and find ways to offer value and support. Here are some strategies for helping your CEO -- and ultimately, yourself.This download is also available as

    Provided By Polly Schneider Traylor

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Camouflage Your Resume Weakness

    If you're job hunting, the last thing you need is weakness in your r?sum?. Any bit of negative information can keep you from landing your ideal job. Issues such as lack of a college degree or minimal job experience don't have to hinder your efforts. All you need to do...

    Provided By CareerBuilder.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Law & HRM: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

    The nature of Human Resources Management ("HRM") has become more challenging because of today's complex legal environment. Increasingly, HR professionals have had to assume more front line responsibility for many legal compliance issues. As a result, the role of HRM is held to a higher standard, and a "Knowledge base"...

    Provided By MMC Technology

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Wall Street, Main Street & HR Outsourcing 2009

    In today's uncertain economic environment most organizations are less willing to take risks, and are exercising more insight by cutting expenses. As Congress attempts to revive a weak U.S. economy to help savers and investors, the approaching new year presents challenges for organizations seeking new ways to reduce expenses. Many...

    Provided By MMC Technology

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Journey to Unified Communications

    Unified Communications (UC) proposes a way to control and synthesise the diverse ways your employees need and want to communicate. It helps employees to stay in touch from different locations by identifying what they are doing and how it is most appropriate and effective to contact them.

    Provided By Vodafone

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Implementing an Issue Management Solution

    Issue management means a lot of things to a lot of people. A quick search on Google will invoke definitions, descriptions, tips, software tools, and organizations all devoted to the term. Whether it's implementing formal issue management solutions for the first time, upgrading, or changing vendors, it's often a daunting...

    Provided By Elsinore Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Ethics In The Workplace

    In any job interview where you're asked about ethical practices and you don't know what ethics are, you can forget about the job. Ethics are basically moral principles. An ethical person is a person who lives by a personal code of moral behavior. A person who refuses to steal or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: Supervisory Skills

    Some people can handle having authority in a job, others can't. These questions are really checking out your management style. Leaving out the blue sky version of employment psychology, your management style is very much part of your organizational role as a supervisor. It's not about being politically Correct; it's...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Interview Question: How Do You Handle Situations When You've Been Asked To Do The Impossible?

    How do you handle situations when you've been asked to do the impossible? This type of question is a comparatively recent development in job interviews, where people are asked about real situations which aren't manageable. The interviewers want to know how you deal with jobs that can't be done, which...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Situational Questions

    Situation based questions at interviews are qualitative questions. Each interview is a comparative event. In some cases applicants will give very different answers to situations. It's a very effective interview technique. Depending on the job or the employer's needs, situation-based questions can contain a variety of elements, and be looking...

    Provided By cvtips.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Manage Change And Ensure Project Success

    Managing change, within the Scope of Work, is critical to the successful completion of a project, for change management controls both internally generated changes and customer-driven changes. Most companies establish processes and procedures to control all project changes. For instance, they require customer-driven changes to be submitted to the project...

    Provided By CANADIAN MANAGEMENT CENTRE

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Negotiating The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Change Management

    Change is usually always good. It brings fresh ideas to the table and opens up new doors for employees. But, change can also be bad if a strategy is either not put in place or effective. Change is necessary in all organizations. But, the way change is initiated can vary....

    Provided By Bright Hub

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Change Management - What Exactly Is It? How Is It Done?

    Managing change is all about managing the changes involved in an already planned out project. Any changes that need to be made to the planned project must go through change management to ensure effectiveness. All of the changes are controlled to make sure the project remains on schedule, within budget,...

    Provided By Bright Hub

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Change Management Strategies

    Change isn't easy. But, with a good strategy you can make it less painful on yourself and your team. The next step in change management methodology is building a strategy to ensure successful change. When creating a change management strategy, you need to realize that one strategy is not going...

    Provided By Bright Hub

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Dealing With The Issues Of Change Management Methodology

    Change can be good, but there are certain issues that arise when instituting change management methodology. If these issues are not addressed, they will often lead to the failure of any proposed new plan. Learn how to be successfully deal with these issues. Change can be good, but there are...

    Provided By Bright Hub

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Hospital Revenue Cycle Management: Coordinating Data for Clean Claims and Better Service

    Together, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) remove the burden of tracking and organizing, inform workers when tasks require special attention, and let employees focus their skills and energies where they're needed. Smart technology frees workers from the paper chase, letting them focus their time and resources...

    Provided By Optical Image Technology