Competencies of Information Technology Managers: A Conceptual Framework
Purpose: The aim of this study is to identify the main competencies of IT Leaders. This paper examines and discusses scholarly literature on leadership competencies, CIO and IT Top management competencies.
Design/Methodology/Approach: Through a systematic literature review, this study investigates the literature on the competencies in the context of Information Technology industry to synthesize the essential competencies required by a CIO.
Findings: This paper proposes an IT leadership competency framework in the form of a 4-item competency framework for information technology area, categorized into the multi-dimensional framework.
Originality/value: By investigating and synthesizing the earlier studies and categorizing them in accordance with a contemporary approach, a conceptual framework for competencies of IT leadership has been proposed.
Index terms - IT leadership, Competencies, Leadership competencies, CIO competencies.