for Dynamic Leadership Models in Global
Business was founded in 2012 by TLA Associates
Peter A.C. Smith and
Dr. Tom Cockburn based on
work set out in their two books
Leadership Models for Global Business:
Enhancing Digitally Connected Environments",
published by IGI Global, 2013.
Impact of Emerging
Digital Technologies on Leadership in
Global Business" published by IGI-Global
The Center addresses shortcomings identified
in current leadership development efforts
and in consequent leadership capabilities,
and focuses exclusively on how to become an
outstanding leader in today’s complex
digitally-connected global business
environments where surprise is the norm.
A curriculum and portfolio of services have
been developed based on extensive research
and practice that represent
spectrum of topics with which a 21st
Century leader must not only be familiar but
must also be capable of integrating in
systemic fashion to provide a seamless
vision and first steps on a path toward it.
In delivering the curriculum and services according to
Value Proposition, the Center
a faculty of
in the various critical disciplines.
Where appropriate web-conferencing or other
web-based e-learning technology is employed
to reduce the Center's carbon foot-print.