The Importance of the Chief Information Officer
– The Chief Information Officer is also known by the title Information Technology Director. According to the US Department of Labor, “Chief Information Officers are responsible for the overall technological direction of their organizations.” (bls.gov). Contained within their various functions the Chief Information Officer has the ability to conduct the hiring of Information Technology professionals and other support personnel that can ably assist in accomplishing information technology related projects….
Interview With Chief Nursing Officer
– An interview was conducted with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at an acute care facility. This discussion revolved around the following: her style of management, style of communication, decision-making skills, technical skills and delegating skills. Before sharing specific responses to each of these, the CNO wanted to clarify that because she was new to the organization and following someone who had been in this position for over 20 years, during the first year and transition phase, there were certain situations in which she was consciously adjusting her leadership style to fit the culture of the organization….
The Role of the Chief Knowledge Officer at Xerox
– A new vocation has developed within corporations that drastically impacts the way companies manage their information and internal knowledge. This position has many titles, but most commonly is referred to as the CKO, the chief knowledge officer. The responsibilities of this position primarily focus on managing unstructured information and internal knowledge. Xerox refers to this raw data as assets, or more formally, “intellectual capital,” “knowledge assets,” or “intangible assets.” Because knowledge management is considered a tactical occupation, Xerox considers the CKO a part of the upper management team….
Discuss the Evolving Role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)
– … As IT grew so did the department and the employing of people who were technologically switched on in a business which generally wasn’t. It was now the CIO’s job to overview IT instead of doing everything. In the 1990’s saw the introduction of more complexes and cross functional systems such as ERP CRM, SCM and BI. These systems started to become a major part of every organisation. As the amount of capital been invested increased so did the risks involved. ROI was required for all investment and pressure started to mount on the CIO to provide this to being a driver of competitive advantage and strategic change towards innovation….
Chief Executive Officer Compensation in the Financial Industry
– … Even with these losses, Jamie Dimon was given a raise because of the growth of the company. In a CNN money article, Stephen Gandle justified the ride in Jamie Dimon’s compensation, “Most studies show that CEOs are paid based on what investors think their company is worth, or market capitalization, not actual earnings or stock price movement. At the end of 2011, JPMorgan had a market cap of $136 billion. The company now has a market cap of $212 billion. Based on the 2011 ratio (market cap to salary), Dimon should get paid $35 million this year” (Gandle)….