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Five Leadership Skills CIOs Need to Develop Before M&As

Published: 21 February 2018

ID: G00345422

Analyst(s): Ivar Berntz , Ellen Eichhorn


The success of CIOs depends not just on doing the right things during an M&A but also on applying certain leadership skills honed before an M&A event occurs. Acquiring CIOs should have these five skills in their professional toolbox.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Showcase the Opportunity of Disruption
  • Strengthen Relationships Outside of IT
  • Understand Individual Motivators
  • Deliver Effective Communication
  • Illustrate the Vision

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