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Self-Assessment Three: Your Leadership Alignment

Who bears the blame for IT’s problems isn’t the question. You know as well as I do that won’t stop the finger-pointing that happens as people shrink from accountability. The question is whether or not you’re willing to speak the truth, and maybe even schedule a one-on-one with the CEO to lay out the issues and explore ways to fix them.

Bring the results of this final self-assessment with you to that meeting. It will let you pinpoint some of the more systemic problems and suggest ways to turn things around. In addition to a final score for this assessment, you’ll be adding the scores from the ...

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