Why do some organizations succeed at delivering technology change and others don't? Quite simply, their leaders put people before things. Explore the head-slapping, intuitive conditions needed to enable and activate change. The motivation behind this book? Something is not working! Gallup reports the US economy loses $50-150 billion a year due to failed IT projects and 70% of all change initiatives fail. Intended for executives, project managers, and grassroots influencers alike, People Before Things helps leaders become CHANGE leaders.
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About the Author
Most recently, Chris was the Senior Vice President, Business Transformation and Chief Information Officer at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, where he was part of a management team that completed a successful turnaround of an $8 stock to $89.
Chris has received several awards for his work in the IT industry including being named as a ComputerWorld Premier 100 IT Leader. He has also received three InfoWorld 100 awards, InformationWeek's Social Business Technology Leader award and The Economist's Top 5 Social Business Leader. The work of his teams has been spotlighted in three books: The Engaged Leader, Mobile Mind Shift, and Implementing World Class IT.
Chris is originally from Jacksonville, FL. He received a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems at Florida State University and his Master of Business Administration at the University of Florida.