American Management Association Releases 5th Book by Leadership and HR Guru John Mattone

Lake Mary, FL, August 15, 2013 --( AMACOM, the publishing division of the American Management Association (AMA) is set to release John Mattone’s 5th leadership and human resources book, "Powerful Performance Management", in the past 12 months. John Mattone was recently nominated for the prestigious 2013 Thinkers50 Leadership Award, which recognizes the global thinker who has contributed most significantly to our understanding of leadership over the last two years. He is currently recognized by The Thinkers50 as one of the top management thinkers in the world and by Leadership Excellence Magazine as one of the top independent consultants, executive coaches, and speakers in the world.

Two of John Mattone’s releases have made one or more “best-seller” lists in the past 6 months. "Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying and Developing High-Potential Employees" (300 pages), foreword by Dr. Jac Fitz-ez, was released on October 17th, 2012. This book was an Amazon “hot new HR release” and best-seller. "Intelligent Leadership: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential" (234 pages), foreword by Marshall Goldsmith, was released in April, 2013. This book was an Amazon “hot new leadership release”, Amazon best-seller, and Inc. Magazine/800 CEO Read best-seller.

AMACOM's HR Series, also authored by Mattone, includes "Powerful Executive Coaching" (January, 2013); "Powerful Succession Planning and Management" (March, 2013), and now "Powerful Performance Management" (August, 2013). Mattone says, “Powerful Performance Management will provide leaders with practical tools and tips to successfully navigate the turbulent waters of giving feedback and helping their employees become the absolute best they can be”.

AMACOM, one of the top business publishers in the world, specializes in non-fiction books on business, management, leadership, HR, training, communications, career growth, personal development, marketing, sales, customer service, project management and finance. AMACOM authors are experts in their fields, unrivaled in their knowledge, experience, and reputation. They are world-class educators, successful executives, business owners, trainers, consultants, and journalists.

John Mattone is known throughout the Fortune 500 as a cutting-edge thinker in the areas of leadership and talent management. His work is featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, CEO Magazine, CLO Magazine, CIO Magazine, and other respected global news outlets. He is a trusted advisor and coach to some of the world’s leading organizations and brands including The CIA, The EPA, FedEx, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, KPMG, Columbia University, and Navy Federal Credit Union.

John is President of JohnMattonePartners, Inc., global leadership consulting firm that specializes in executive assessment, development, and coaching. He is an acknowledged world leader in these fields. John is a powerful keynote and session presenter, delivering practical, content-rich, research-based programs that immediately engage his audience. He has addressed more than 500,000 people in over 2000 speeches and seminars throughout the USA, Canada and around the world. He lives in Lake Mary, FL.
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Katrina McKay