Dr. Susan Battley Contributor in New University Press Handbook

STONY BROOK, NY, February 2, 2009 –  Dr. Susan Battley has been chosen a contributing author in the upcoming Handbook of Lifelong Learning to be published by the Oxford University Press (OUP).  Her chapter will focus on 360-degree feedback and executive coaching programs and benefits.  The volume editor is Dr. Manuel London.  The Handbook of Lifelong Learning will part of OUP’s Library of Psychology Series. 

Dr. Battley is an internationally recognized expert on leadership effectiveness and strategic change management.  She is the author of Coached to Lead:  How to Achieve Extraordinary Results with an Executive Coach, the first consumer’s guide to executive coaching.  Her articles have appeared in both business and academic publications.  She is the founder and CEO of Battley Performance Consulting, Inc., a firm specializing in executive and organization effectiveness.

Dr. London, who was selected by Oxford University Press to edit this landmark volume,  is known worldwide for his research and publications on performance management, adult learning and organization behavior.  He is Professor of Management and Organization Behavior at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  Dr. London serves as a special consultant to Battley Performance Consulting.

Contact:  Jennifer Rai, Coordinator, Battley Performance Consulting; Ph 631.615.7920; Info@BattleyInc.com


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Susan Battley

An advisor to Fortune 100 executives and world-class institutions for more than twenty years, Dr. Susan Battley is an internationally recognized expert on CEO and leadership effectiveness. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, professional service firms, and elite research institutions. She has worked with chief executives, university presidents, Nobel laureates, and prominent scientists, diplomats, and educators. A respected media source for analyzing leadership in the context of news-breaking events and key trends, Battley has been featured in outlets worldwide including CNN, CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio, and in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chief Executive, Business Week, United Press International, Harvard Management Update, Entrepreneur, Science, Leader to Leader, Investments, and Worth. She is the founder and CEO of Battley Performance Consulting, a leadership strategy and organization effectiveness consultancy.