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Global Business Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Global Business Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Author(s)/Editor(s): Peter Smith (The Leadership Alliance Inc., Canada) and Tom Cockburn (Center for Dynamic Leadership Models in Global Business, Canada)
Copyright: ©2021
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4861-5
ISBN13: 9781799848615
ISBN10: 1799848612
EISBN13: 9781799848622


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As the world has adapted to the age of digital technology, present day business leaders are required to change with the times as well. Addressing and formatting their business practices to not only encompass digital technologies, but expand their capabilities, the leaders of today must be flexible and willing to familiarize themselves with all types of global business practices.

Global Business Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a collection of advanced research on the methods and tactics utilized to succeed as a leader in the digital age. While highlighting topics including data privacy, corporate governance, and risk management, this book is ideally designed for business professionals, administrators, managers, executives, researchers, academicians, and business students who want to improve their understanding of the strategic role of digital technologies in the global economy, in networks and organizations, in teams and work groups, in information systems, and at the level of individuals as actors in digitally networked environments

Author's/Editor's Biography

Tom Cockburn (Ed.)
Tom Cockburn obtained his first degree with honors from Leicester University, England. Both his MBA and Doctorate were gained at Cardiff University, Wales. He also has several professional teaching and assessment qualifications including an E-moderator certification and executive coaching qualifications from the UK Universities of Wolverhampton, Liverpool University, the University of Ulster, the Waikato Institute of Technology (New Zealand), Hay Consulting plc (Australia), and EdExcel Foundation in London. Tom is an Associate Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management, has been a member of a number of editorial boards of international academic journals, and a review member of the Cutting Edge Awards Committee of the US Academy of HRD. Tom has 5 years of Board experience on the Standing Conference of Welsh Management Education Centers and another year in an advisory, non-voting capacity on the Board of K’Aute Pasifika Trust working with Pacific Island peoples’ Social, Health and Educational Development projects in New Zealand. In addition, he has had 8 years as Head of a UK Business school and held a deputy Head of School role in New Zealand. He has adjunct and visiting E-faculty roles on Henley Business School (UK) and Ulster University Business Schools’ MBA and MS programs. He is currently Director-Policy for the Center for Dynamic Leadership Models in Global Business formed in 2012 and a senior associate of The Leadership Alliance Inc headquartered in Canada. In 2013, Tom co-authored Dynamic Leadership Models for Global Business: Enhancing Digitally Connected Environments with Peter A.C. Smith, published by IGI Global. Tom now resides in Almeria province in Spain.


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