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New book on ‘Transforming Next Generation of Leaders’

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  • Centre for Executive Education CEO Prof. Sattar Bawany authored and Business Expert Press, LLC published book reveals the need for organisation to rethink the development of leaders in today’s disruptive and digital-driven era of Industry 4.0


The Centre of Executive Education (CEE), an award-winning boutique executive development consulting with global presence, has announced the release of the book, ‘Transforming the Next Generation Leaders: Developing Future Leaders for a Disruptive, Digital-Driven Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)’.

The book is published by Business Expert Press, LLC, a leading publisher and premier sources of business content for colleges and universities around the world. Its author is Prof. Sattar Bawany, CEO Centre for Executive Education (CEE).

“The current digital transformation which underpins the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) has ushered in a new business environment which is fast, open and responsive resulting in a number of organisational and leadership challenges. Our research has shown that this change has a direct impact on the development of future leaders and towards ensuring the sustainability of organisations of all sizes across various industries in global markets including the greater Asia Pacific region,” Prof. Bawany said.

How do organisations develop the next generation of leaders? This book is designed to provide insights into an understanding of the best practices and contemporary approaches to identification, assessment, selection and development of future leaders of an organisation. Further information on the book is available at nextgenbook.cee-global.com.

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There and Thinkers 50 – #1 Executive Coach and the only two-time #1 Leadership Thinker in the World said: “Today, business takes place in a highly disruptive and digital-driven landscape resulting in the need for companies to deliver its ‘next generation’ of leaders who are capable of leading now. This is a highly recommended book where Sattar has offered a pragmatic, tested, and insightful approaches including executive and transition coaching to effectively develop a sustainable leadership pipeline.”

Patrick Tay, MP for West Coast GRC and Assistant Secretary-General, National Trade Union Congress (NTUC), Singapore said: “I congratulate Sattar on the launch of this book. He has drawn on his wealth of knowledge and experience in human resource development and consulting to author this easy-to-read guide and reference for leaders and managers in this disruptive, digitalised and transformative global operating environment.”

Ted TAN, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Enterprise Singapore said: “Sattar Bawany’s message on the critical skills required for the next generation leaders is a great testament to the need for a renewed type of leadership in a highly disruptive, increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environment. A gem of a book on leading teams in the digital era.”

Dr. Ahmad Magad, JP Secretary-General Singapore Manufacturing Federation said: “Rendering leadership to get results in today’s context is no longer adequate. The next generation leaders must also be well honed in leading transformation. I encourage readers to read this book to internalize the concept of transforming the next generation of leaders as it has the potential to make you a truly great leader.”

The 125-page ‘Transforming the Next Generation Leaders: Developing Future Leaders for a Disruptive, Digital-Driven Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)’ is available for purchase through Amazon.

Centre of Executive Education (CEE) is an award-winning premier network for established human resource management and executive development consulting firms globally. CEE has established global strategic partnerships with Executive Development Associates (EDA), International Professional Managers Association (IPMA), Action Management Associates Inc. (AMAI) as well as a network of Affiliate Partners across the Asia Pacific region. We partner with clients to identify, select and develop their next generation of leaders who will navigate the organisation through tomorrow’s business challenges in today’s disruptive and digital-driven workplace.

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