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Dr. Richard Boyatzis

Dr. Richard Boyatzis

Richard E. Boyatzis is Professor in the Departments of Organizational Behavior and Psychology at Case Western Reserve University and a Professor in Human Resources at EASDE in Barcelona. Before becoming a professor he was CEO of McBer and Company for 11 years and COO of Yankelovich, Skelly & White for 2 years.

He is the author of more than 100 articles on behavior change, leadership, competencies, and emotional intelligence.

His books include The Competent Manager; Transforming Qualitative Information (in 2 languages); Innovations in Professional Education; Steps on a Journey from Teaching to Learning (with Scott Cowen and David Kolb); and co-author of the international best-seller, Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence with Daniel Goleman and Annie McKee, published in 28 languages; and most recently, Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope, and Compassion (with Annie McKee, published in 18 languages). Professor Boyatzis has a BS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT and Ph.D. in Social Physchology from Harvard University.