William A. (Bill)  Gentry Ph.D

William A. (Bill) Gentry Ph.D

William A. (Bill) Gentry Ph.D. is currently the Director of Leadership Insights and Analytics, and a Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). He trains CCL's Maximizing your Leadership Potential and Assessment Certification Workshop programs. In addition, Bill is an adjunct professor at several colleges and universities. His research interests are in multisource (360) research, first-time managers and new leaders, leader character and integrity, mentoring, derailment, organizational politics and political skill, communication, and empathy.
He also recently published the book, “Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For: A Guide for New Leaders,” a compilation of actionable lessons he’s learned firsthand and through his work training top execs which provides a six-step plan for new managers on how to “flip the script” to be a better boss.