With her books and learning tools, Cynthia has been a pioneer in the application of behavioral science research to create business impact. She has provided thought leadership in the areas of professional burnout prevention, personal performance improvement and organizational change and transformation.
Cynthia is co-author of 14 books among them: Leadership for Sustainability and Change, Take This Job and Love it, Getting Your Organization to Change, Empowerment, Rekindling Commitment, Managing Organizational Change, Empowerment, Organizational Mission, Vision and Values.
She has developed personal and organizational development assessment tools including the Values Edge, The Transition Curve, the Stress Map, and the Change Readiness Assessment. She has conducted programs and/or taught academic courses in Managing Organizational Change, Managing Personal Change, Sustainable Management Course, an Executive Certificate Program, and Strategic Agility.
She has keynoted national conferences on the topics of leadership; mastering change, and innovation. Reports on Cynthia’s work have been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, the Stanford Business School Newsletter and Worthwhile magazine.
She earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Fielding Institute, a M.P.H. in Health Planning and Administration from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Anthropology from University of California, Berkeley.