Bonnie Richley

Bonnie Richley, PhD, MSODA

Bonnie A. Richley is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Her work involves positive organization development with expertise in Appreciative Inquiry; executive coaching as a trainer and master coach; and adult learning theories and competency development. She was a Visiting Professor at ESADE Business School in Spain for 2 years. Bonnie is currently teaching action learning, sustainability, and team learning and development focusing on team leadership, team membership and client management at Case Western Reserve University where she is also a Master Executive Coach and served as the lead faculty for an international institute.

From 1987 through 2003 Bonnie worked for a variety of organizations in a management capacity including the international healthcare market. She spearheaded and directed the Center for International Relations at a major university hospital and was responsible for generating revenue of approximately $2.5 million. She has also been involved in the strategic planning and program development for the office of Urban Health at the School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University. Her work experience includes serving as the Executive Director for the Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. As an organizational development consultant, Bonnie works with organizations in the for-profit and the not-for profit sectors in the U.S. and abroad. Her consulting practice and work experience has focused on executive coaching, leadership training, strategic planning, program development, organizational change, and team building. Clients include: Cleveland Schools that Can (C-STC), TUI Tourism International, Jesuit Refugee Services, The American Red Cross, University Hospitals of Cleveland, KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine, and Case Western Reserve University.

She has published papers and presented at conferences on social business innovation (SBIs), values, positive organizational change, teams, gender issues, and leadership training. She is also co-author of a book entitled, Managing by Values (2006, Palgrave MacMillan). Bonnie is a certified Executive Coach for Emotional Intelligence Competencies and has conducted coaching training for organizations. She is also an invited guest speaker on issues to include Appreciative Inquiry, leadership, change, adult learning theories, organizational learning, competency development, and coaching.