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Chapter 2, Problem 9DQ
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Assume you are a member of a committee responsible for replacing your organization’s retiring CIO. What characteristics would you want in a new CIO? How would you go about identifying qualified candidates?

Program Plan Intro

Chief Information Officer (CIO):

Chief Information Officer, also known as Chief Digital Information Officer (CDIO) or Information Technology (IT) director refers to the most senior executive in an organization who works for the information technology which supports enterprise goals. Usually, the CIO reports to the Chief Executive Officer directly and sometimes to the Chief Operating Officer or Chief Financial Officer.

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Characteristics required in a CIO:

  • One of the most essential roles of the CIO is a business leader. They are therefore responsible to lead and direct the specific organization’s workforce.
  • The CIO needs to have strong organizational skills and they are also responsible to recruit the best employees to fulfill the jobs required by the company...
Program Plan Intro

Chief Information Officer (CIO):

Chief Information Officer, also known as Chief Digital Information Officer (CDIO) or Information Technology (IT) director refers to the most senior executive in an organization who works for the information technology which supports enterprise goals. Usually, the CIO reports to the Chief Executive Officer directly and sometimes to the Chief Operating Officer or Chief Financial Officer.

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