Leading the Digital Workforce IT Leadership Peak Performance and Agility
Future IT leaders won't be technology leaders, they'll be business leaders who understand technology. Leading the Digital Workforce takes a fresh look at technology leadership, exploring how to lead and manage in today’s digital workplace where the pace of change is exponential. This book walks you through building personal resiliency and avoiding stress and burnout to creating a strategy, building a high-performance team, and examining how technology will change the workforce of the future. Technology leadership requires a unique set of skills, which is why traditional leadership approaches don't always work. This book provides actionable advice on how to create a culture of innovation while driving successful change initiatives.
Leading the Digital Workforce provides strategies for empowering people, optimizing processes, and inspiring innovation. This book offers insights into managing change, leveraging technology, and building strong relationships within your organization, including how to understand and work with company culture. Finally, it shares strategies for using technology and innovation to create a competitive edge to unlock new opportunities.
Leading the Digital Workforce is essential reading for IT leaders who want to develop their skills, stay ahead of the digital curve, and lead their organizations into the future. No matter if you’re a new IT leader, an aspiring one, or a seasoned leader who’s been at it for years, there’s something in this book that will help you level up your game.
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Part 1: Foundations
Chapter 1 Playing the long game of leadership
Chapter 2: The average IT leader is…average
Chapter 3 Master your mindset
Chapter 4 IT leadership peak performance
Part 2: Leadership in action
Chapter 5 Starting a new job: How to thrive
Chapter 6 A crash course in strategic planning
Chapter 7 Building a high-performance team
Chapter 8 Execution and getting things done
Chapter 9 Leading from anywhere: A guide to the hybrid office
Chapter 10 Giving back: Industry leadership and the next generation of leaders
Chapter 11 Leading from the edge: The future of work