Carol   Bocchino, Ph.D. Carol   Bocchino, Ph.D.

Carol Bocchino, Ph.D.

Associate Senior Consultant

400 Valley Road, Suite 103
Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856
973-770-7177

“Today, successful leadership is more about influencing and less about positional authority.”


Carol Bocchino is an associate senior consultant with Guttman Development Strategies, Inc. who has experience with companies in the Fortune 500 classification, as well as with comparatively smaller clients.

She has worked across diverse industries, including:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • financial services
  • consumer products
  • retail

She has recently led projects for:

  • Mars, Inc.
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • John Hancock
  • Walmart

Since 1980, Carol has specialized in organizational development (OD), process redesign, and human performance management. In her work, she identifies key areas for performance improvement, then designs solutions to sustain desired performance. These solutions typically include measurement and evaluation programs that promote and reward desired performance, as well as the appropriate support needed to sustain the total system.

In addition to her OD and performance management consulting, Carol conducts workshops and facilitates seminars in a variety of areas, including conflict resolution and team building, process improvement, problem solving and decision making, communication skills, and performance management and appraisal. She also has experience in executive coaching and individual assessment with a variety of assessment instruments, such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B, and various career- and life-planning instruments.

Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Carol spent five years as a performance analyst with Praxis Corporation, an innovator in the assessment and improvement of human and organizational performance. She also was a member of the AT&T design and development team that introduced the “Reach Out America” and Reach Out State” programs to the market.

Education

  • Ph.D., consulting psychology, Seton Hall University
  • Master's, educational psychology, Rutgers University

Distinctions

  • Adjunct faculty
  • Test and Measurement, Clinical Assessment Techniques, Seton Hall University
  • Professional affiliations
  • Organization Development (OD) Network
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Author
  • Article based on dissertation research: "The effect of organizational and individual values on occupational stress and the changing psychological contract,"  Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research
 
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