You have been hired as the new CIO at a local IT company. As CIO, you are expected to build a team of IT leaders who are empowered to inspire their teams and deliver results through an organizational culture of trust and respect.
Part of the onboarding for this role is articulating your leadership approach and demonstrating self-awareness in identifying how purposeful interactions and decision making will set up your teams for success.
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. Use the report provided when submitting your task as a guide.
You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.
A. Identify strategies you use as a new CIO for promoting and encouraging innovative thinking and solutions for team members.
B. Explain how you, as a new CIO, will encourage and build commitment and buy-in for team success.
C. Explain strategies that you, as a new CIO, will integrate for overcoming obstacles with competing sources of power and influence.
D. Explain how you, as a new CIO, will encourage team members to identify and implement effective strategies for handling conflict to maximize team results.
E. Explain strategies or approaches you will use as a new CIO for overcoming communication barriers within the team.
F. Acknowledge sources, using APA-formatted in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
G. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.