New Book on ‘Transforming Next Generation of Leaders’ reveals the need for organizations to re-assess the development of leaders in today’s disruptive and digital-driven era of Industry 4.0

3 July 2019, New York – The Centre for Executive Education (CEE), an award-winning boutique
executive development consulting with a global presence, has announced the release of the book,
‘Transforming the Next Generation Leaders: Developing Future Leaders for a Disruptive, DigitalDriven Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)’.

The book is published by Business Expert Press, LLC, a leading publisher and premier source of
business content for colleges and universities around the world. Its author is Professor Sattar Bawany,
CEO of the 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 several
organizational 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 organizations
of all sizes across various industries in global markets including the greater Asia Pacific region,

Prof. Sattar Bawany said

How do organizations 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 organization. Further information on the
book is available at
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 digitaldriven 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 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, digitalized 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, 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

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 the BEP website, Amazon or CEE

About the Centre for Executive Education:

The 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), iGroup Asia
Pacific as well as a network of Affiliate Partners across the Asia Pacific region. We partner with
clients to identify, assess, select and develop their next generation of leaders who will navigate the
organization through tomorrow’s business challenges in today’s disruptive and digital-driven
workplace. For more information, visit

About Business Expert Press:

Business Expert Press (BEP) has grown to be one of the premier sources of business content for
colleges and universities around the world. BEP has a global sales and marketing operation,
distributing our print and e-content to professionals and academics World-Wide. Our books not only
contain ideas and solutions tailored to today’s business environment; they also offer content that
anticipates the business environment of tomorrow—content that is both drawn from and relatable to
many cultures in many different countries. Many of our authors are recognized as premier authorities
in their fields. For more information, visit
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