Mastering Leadership Politics

Gartner analyst Tina Nunno discusses leadership, work politics, and how to master both in a Smarter With Gartner interview.

CIOs might encounter situations where despite having the framework for a new centralization plan or rolling out a new architecture, they encounter resistance in the organization. The answer is that often the plan is solid, and the resistance is coming from a political issue versus a technical one. 

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In this Smarter With Gartner interview, Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner and author of The Wolf in CIO’s Clothing, sat down with Heather Levy, VP Content Marketing, Gartner, to discuss the light and dark sides of leadership, how CIOs can become partners to their peers and how to deal with conflict and turmoil of digital transformation. 

Nunno, chair of the leadership track for 2019 Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, wants CIOs to answer one question: Are you predator or prey?

Gartner IT clients can learn more about how to think strategically in the research report A Practical Approach to Strategic Thinking on Risk, Urgency, Innovation and Agility for CIOs by Tina Nunno.

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