A company’s leadership pipeline is expected to deliver its next generation of leaders who are capable of leading now. It is evident that conventional leadership development practices are no longer adequate. Organizations need to incorporate the next-generation leadership competencies in order to address the development needs of their rising leaders globally.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (or Industry 4.0 as it is more commonly known), represents the combination of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Cyber-Physical Systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet of Systems. In this fourth revolution, a range of new technologies will evolve that combine the physical, digital, and biological worlds. Across all industries, there’s clear evidence that these new technologies are having a major impact on businesses and how leaders lead and engage their workforce.
The current highly disruptive digital transformation has ushered in a new business environment that is fast, open, and responsive, resulting in a number of organizational and leadership challenges. How do organizations develop the next generation of leaders to meet these challenges?
This book is designed to provide insights into an understanding of the best practices and contemporary approaches to the identification, assessment, selection, and development of future leaders of an organization with a focus on executive and transition coaching as a development tool. It also includes best practices on developing a high-performance organization as well as strategies on leading and engaging effective teams in this digital-driven workplace.
One of the biggest challenges facing organizations today is that they are facing greater pressure to develop future or next generation of leaders faster, in response to dramatically changing the digital and highly disruptive business landscape. Who is the next generation of leaders? What makes them great? What do Business and HR leaders need to know about developing the next generation of leaders? What are the competencies and best practices tools that can be leveraged upon to be able to lead in today’s business environment that is fast-paced, highly disruptive and VUCA-driven?
Talent management represents an organization’s efforts to attract, develop, and retain skilled and valuable employees. The goal is to have people with the capabilities and commitment needed for current and future organizational success. This includes the high potential which are the “nextgen” or future leaders. An organization’s talent pool, particularly its high potential managerial talent, is often referred to as the leadership pipeline. A leadership pipeline is expected to deliver the “next generation” of leaders. The payoff is a supply of leadership talent that simultaneously achieves targets, strengthens and protects ethical reputation, and navigates transformational change in pursuit of a bright, competitive future.
“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 & transition coaching to effectively develop a sustainable leadership pipeline.”
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. Thinkers 50 – #1 Executive Coach and the only two-time #1 Leadership Thinker in the World
“Developing future or next generation of leaders continues to be one of the perennial and biggest challenges facing organizations today especially in view of the dramatically changing the digital and highly disruptive business landscape. The book “Transforming the Next Generation of Leaders” identify the leadership competencies that are critical in today’s business environment that is fast-paced, highly disruptive and VUCA-driven and also provides business leaders with best practice approaches, framework and tools that can be leveraged upon towards developing the next generation of leaders (high potentials). This is a recommended read for leaders at all levels across all industries.”
Prof Howard Yu, Author of LEAP: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied (2018) and LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation, IMD Business School