The strategic responsibilities and required skills of a chief technology officer

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dc.contributor.advisor Hofmeyr, Karl en
dc.contributor.postgraduate Spratt, Prudence Mary en
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-06T13:49:00Z
dc.date.available 2013-04-29 en
dc.date.available 2013-09-06T13:49:00Z
dc.date.created 2013-04-25 en
dc.date.issued 2013-04-29 en
dc.date.submitted 2013-02-24 en
dc.description Dissertation (MBA)--University of Pretoria, 2013. en
dc.description.abstract The dawn of Technology Age was marked by the mainframe. The tipping for lock stock societal change has been The Internet.This Technological progress has changed everything in business since. Information Technology has fed the winds of the Schumpeterian Gale, increasing the rate of creative destruction and upending business models are rate never seen before.Now more than ever the importance of managing an organisations technological capability is critical for business survival. Organisations require their Chief Technology Officers to go further, creating competitive advantage through astute technological management.The purpose of this study was to ascertain the strategic responsibilities of a Chief Technology Officer and what skills are required to meet these responsibilities.The findings of this research are underscored by the works of respected scholars and explored through the development of a Skills and Responsibilities Matrix developed through the research. This research highlights the importance of the CTO role as an executive of the business and the importance of having the correct individual. en
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dc.description.department Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) en
dc.identifier.citation Spratt, PM 2012, The strategic responsibilities and required skills of a chief technology officer, MBA dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://hdl.handle.net/2263/22835 > en
dc.identifier.other F13/4/269/zw en
dc.identifier.upetdurl http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-02242013-133925/ en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/22835
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher University of Pretoria en_ZA
dc.rights © 2012 University of Pretoria. All rights reserved. The copyright in this work vests in the University of Pretoria. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the University of Pretoria. en
dc.subject UCTD en_US
dc.subject Cto skills en
dc.subject Chief techology officer (cto) en
dc.title The strategic responsibilities and required skills of a chief technology officer en
dc.type Dissertation en


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