William J. Rothwell, Ph.D.
(William J. Rothwell, Ph.D.)
William J. Rothwell, Ph.D. SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow is a Professor in the Masters of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change program and also in the Ph.D. program of Workforce Education and Development at The Pennsylvania State University. He is also President of his own consulting firm, Rothwell & Associates, and has authored, co-authored, edited, or coedited 127 books since 1987. His recent books since 2017 include Organization Development (OD) Interventions: Executing Effective Organizational Change (Routledge, 2021); Virtual Group Coaching: Process Consultation Reimagined (Routledge, 2021); The Essential HR Guide for Small Business and Start-Ups (Society for Human Resource Management, 2020); Increasing Learning and Development’s Impact Through Accreditation (Palgrave, 2020); Workforce Development: Guidelines for Community College Professionals, 2nd ed. (Rowman-Littlefield, 2020); Human Performance Improvement: Building Practitioner Performance, 3rd ed. (Routledge, 2018); Innovation Leadership (Routledge, 2018), Evaluating Organization Development: How to Ensure and Sustain the Successful Transformation (CRC Press, 2017), Marketing Organization Development Consulting: A How-To Guide for OD Consultants (CRC Press, 2017), Assessment and Diagnosis for Organization Development: Powerful Tools and Perspectives for the OD practitioner (CRC Press, 2017).