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is free for your use.The paperback version is available for $29.95 from the MDE web site or from Amazon.com.People and companies respond to positive leadership. Strong leadership skills give a technicalmanager an edge in creating and maintaining a stable business environment. Such anenvironment establishes the means by which the technical organization will accomplish muchmore than the norm and help its company achieve excellent results.In this publication, I take an approach that will apply to any level of IT manager. Whether youare an accomplished Chief Information Officer (CIO) or a technical resource aspiring to becomean IT manager, the material will be helpful.The material contained in
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