Business Leadership Effectiveness

When we have done research into leadership styles we have often detected a dismissive attitude towards the employees by a management team. The management team have an opinion that they know what is right for the organisation and that they, exclusively, must lead this organisation. Whilst this is not a bad thing, Peter Senge explains this as “the myth of the hero-leader” – a shared story that leaders are the few special people blessed with the capability for command and influence. Their mix of ...
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King III and the CIO

With King III being a much talked about governance requirement for JSE listed companies I thought I'd look at the Information Technology implications of King III - specifically how it affects the CIO. Bear in mind that King III is about 'adopt or explain' rather than 'comply or else!' King III, in Chapter 5, states "The board is to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual as the chief information officer who is expected to: Interact regularly on matters of IT governance with the ...
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