William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow is President of Rothwell & Associates, Inc. and also a Professor at Penn State University/University Park. A frequent speaker and author, his recent books include Mastering the instructional design process, 5th ed. (Wiley, 2016), OD in Practice (ODNetwork, 2016), Practicing OD, 4th ed. (Wiley, 2015), Effective succession planning, 5th ed. (AMACOM, 2015), The leader’s daily role in talent management (McGraw-Hill, 2015), Career planning and succession management (Praeger, 2015), Beyond training and development, 3rd ed. (HRD Press, 2015), Organization development fundamentals: Managing strategic change (ATD Press, 2015), and The competency toolkit, 2 vols., 2nd ed. (HRD Press, 2015).