IT Leadership "Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things." Peter F. Drucker
Contents • Leadership styles --Shar • Leading Innovation --Jeff • Leading Change--Jamel • Leadership Skills and Challenges--Nishtha • Leadership Development--Matt
The "Primal" Leadership Styles Definitions • Visionary • Coaching • Affiliative • Democratic • Pacesetting • Commanding, aka "coercive"
How "Primal" Leadership Styles Build Resonance • Visionary • Moves people toward shared dreams • Coaching • Connects what a person wants with the organization's goals • Affiliative • Creates harmony by connecting people to each other • Democratic • Values people's input and gets commitment through participation • Pacesetting • Meets challenging and exciting goals • Commanding Soothes fears by giving clear direction in an emergency
"Primal" and EI Competencies Inspirational, Self confidence, Self Awareness, Empathy Transparency, Change Catalyst Developing others, Self Awareness, Empathy Team work and Collaboration, Conflict Management, Empathy Team work and Collaboration, Conflict Management, Influence, Empathy Achievement, Initiative, Emotional Self Awareness, Self Control, Empathy Achievement, Initiative, Influence, Emotional Self Awareness, Self Control, Empathy Visionary Coaching Affiliative Democratic Pacesetting Commanding
Goals of Performance Incentives Recruit, Retain, Satisfaction, Productivity Traditional Incentives • Salary • Cars • Lavish Vacations • Stock Options • Bonuses • Free Food • Health Care Benefits Non Traditional Incentives • Employee Recognition Program Employee of the month • Spot Bonus Programs • Technical Contribution Programs • Team Celebrations • Special Dinners • Special Outings • Spot Celebrations • New Program Ideas • Special Suggestion Programs • Quality Improvement teams
Innovation Defining what it is, and how leaders can foster it in an organization.
What is Innovation? • American Heritage defines it as: in·no·va·tion (ĭn'ə-vā'shən) n. • The act of introducing something new. • Something newly introduced This is vague, and doesn’t account for impact to organizations.
What is Innovation Con’t. • Selva Kilic and Nazlihan Ugur define innovation like this: “Innovation in its broadest sense implies both organizational and economic changes. Innovation is a core business concerned with renewing what the organization offers”.
Characteristics of Innovation • Compatibility • Trialability • Relative Advantage • Ease of use • Visibility • Cost • Demonstrability
Traits of Leaders Necessary for Fostering Innovation • Initiative • Emotional Self-Management • Cooperation • Self Confidence • Achievement Orientation • Flexibility • Interpersonal Understanding • Customer Service Orientation
4 Steps to Fostering Innovation • Provide Context • Conduct Research • **Create a Stimulating Environment** • Select and Test Ideas
Conclusion • Innovation is more than just the latest gimmicky idea or hottest technology. • Innovation is a transformative process that begins with an idea, and results in an organizational change that adds value.
Leading Change Jamel
Present State • Communicating the Change • Establish responsibilities • Drive the Influence of Change
Transitional Period • Reduce Resistance • Retaining the best them • Monitor and Control
Future State • Communicate Milestones • Record Lessons Learned • Prepare to lead in another change
Leadership Skills and Challenges Nishtha
Effective Leader Emotional Intelligence: • Self Awareness • Self regulation • Motivation • Empathy • Social skills
CIO Characteristics CIO Characteristics Age Tenure Education Openness Extraversion Impact of IS on organization's business performance IS Strategy IS for flexibility IS for efficiency Business Strategy Prospector Defender
CIO: Challenges • Alignment of IT and Business strategies: If IT is not aligned with business strategy, measuring IT benefits becomes difficult and top management views it as a cost center. • Gap in understanding IS capabilities: Top Management team(TMT) either underestimate or overestimate their Information System(IS) capabilities.
Future CIO • Strategist • Relationship Architect • Information Steward • Integrator • Educator • Utility Provider
Leadership Development Developing people today to lead tomorrow
What is Leadership Development? Creating or enhancing one’s ability to lead: Projects Activities Teams leadership development is an effort that enhancesthe learner's capacity to lead people. ***(hopefully, planned in nature) Deliver Success
Why Its Important? CIO Point of View Develop Bench Strength of Organizational Activities Long – Term Success via Smooth Transitions Ingrained Cultural Understanding of Business Operations Individual Point of View In-depth Career Training Heightened Attention on YOU Increased Opportunity for Career Advancement
Stages of Leadership Development. 6 stages of Leadership Development Define the Potential Crystallize Needed Development Select Development Approaches Define Development Objectives Provide Reinforcement Evaluate Development
Conclusion Win Win Situation Career Development for the Individual Develops Leaders of Tomorrow for the Company An Individual can Develop their Own Leadership Skills Development programs should be customized to the individual Skill Set Development Learning Style Not everyone can be a leader, programs should be selective