B. Thornton is a speaker, author, consultant, and professor
of business administration at Springfield Technical Community
College. In addition, he is an associate professor at large for
the Thierry Graduate School of Leadership located in Brussels,
over ten years he was manager, human resources for approximately
1,200 employees at the Hamilton Standard division of United Technologies.
While at Hamilton Standard he also held the position of manager,
management development. He was directly involved in assessment
centers, succession planning, 360 feedback, leadership reviews
and organizational restructuring.
1985 and 1996 he was the recipient of a United Technologies Award
for Extraordinary Management Effectiveness. Paul is the author
of numerous articles and twelve books focused on management and
leadership. Since 1980 he has trained over 10,000 supervisors
and managers to be more effective leaders.