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Dr. Richard Boyatzis

Distinguished University Professor CWRU

Richard E. Boyatzis is Distinguished University Professor of Case Western Reserve University, Professor in the Departments of Organizational Behavior, Psychology, and Cognitive Science, and HR Horvitz Professor of Family Business.

He has a BS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, an MS and Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard University. Using his Intentional Change Theory (ICT), he studies sustained, desired change of individuals, teams, organizations, communities, and countries since 1967.

He is the author of more than 200 articles on leadership, competencies, emotional intelligence, competency development, coaching, neuroscience, and management education. His Coursera MOOCs, including Inspiring Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence, has over a million enrolled from 215 countries. His 9 books include The Competent Manager; the international best-seller, Primal Leadership with Daniel Goleman and Annie McKee; and Resonant Leadership, with Annie McKee, and Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion or Lifelong Learning and Growth with Melvin Smith and Ellen Van Oosten.

He is a Fellow of the Association of Psychological Science, the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the American Psychological Association.


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