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California School of Professional Psychology

Organizational Psych

Fresno Campus

Org. Psychology Program Director

Associate Professor

Alliant International University Fresno
5130 E. Clinton Way
Fresno CA 93727


Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility

Introduction/Principles of Organization Development

Managing Transitions: Individual and Organizational

Leadership and Management Behavior

Organizational Change and Development

International OD

Organizational Consulting Skills Development

Cultural Diversity in Organizations

Coaching and Self-Development

Mergers and acquisitions (merging of cultures), organizational change-large systems change, strategy development, executive and leadership development, implementation of training and design, information technology implementations

Camden-Anders, S. (2010). Great reads that have changed your life and OD practice. Summer issue of Seasonings, the OD Network, Practitioner's online journal.

Camden-Anders, S. (2009). Quoted response as expert consultant for Case Study. In OD Practitioner, The transition isn't working. H. Johnson, 41, 3, 50-53.

Camden-Anders, S. & Anders, L. (2004). Quoted response as expert consultant for case study. In OD Practitioner, Rioting in the third ward, H. Johnson, 36 (2), 40-43.

Camden-Anders, S. (2003). Quoted response as expert consultant for Case Study. In OD Practitioner, 360 Degree feedback in Electronics, H. Johnson, 35 (1), 38-42.

Camden-Anders, S. and Knott, T., (2001) Contrast in Culture: Practicing OD Globally, in Sorensen, P., Head, T. Yaeger, T., & Cooperrider, D., 3rd Edition. Global and international organization development. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing, L.L.C.

Camden-Anders, S. (2001, March 2) Global Organization Development: Case Studies and Challenges, Paper accepted by Academy of International Business, Southwest Chapter of Academy of Management. New Orleans, LA.

Camden-Anders, S. & Anders, L. (2006). Presenting the findings: Moving from diagnosis to commitment to action. From the experts in Johnson, H. & Stroh, L. The basic principles of effective consulting, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

Camden-Anders, S. (2005, July). Using collaboration as a research methodology: Applications and results. World Congress, Organization Development Institute, Platres, Cyprus.

Camden-Anders, S. Organization development: Emerging models, hope and appreciative inquiry. The Federation of Business Disciplines - Southwest Academy of Management, Houston, March 8, 2003.

Camden-Anders, S. and Doll, J., (2003). The correctional system: Cultural impact on organizational change and development. Presented at The Federation of Business Disciplines - Southwest Academy of Management Conference, Houston. March, 7, 2003

Camden-Anders, S. Polarity management. Women's Leadership Collaborative, Lake Geneva, WI. October 31, 2002.

Camden-Anders, S., Anders, L., Knott, T., Lyons, B. Organizational Culture. Leadership Conference: Alliant, Panel Presentation, San Diego, CA. May 17-18, 2002

Camden-Anders, S., Anders, L., Knott, T., & Ryle, J. Contrasts in Organization Development, Organization Behavior and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Alliant Mexico City Campus, Mexico. October 16, 2002.

Cam-Anders, S. OD meets information technology: Incorporating organization development in high tech firms. Academy of International Business, Southwest Chapter of Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA, March 1, 2001.

Camden-Anders, S., Gavin, C., Kruse, C., Young, B. Appreciative inquiry. Women's Leadership Collaborative, Lake Geneva, WI. October 31, 2001.

Camden-Anders, S., Knott, T., Valek, L. Guests of the University of New South Wales Graduate Management Program. Faculty Research shared with graduate students/faculty from the UNSW doctoral program. Sydney, Australia, November 9, 2001.

Camden-Anders, S., Kripps, D., Razi, N., and Tenkasi, R., Learning to change: Exploring the dynamics of situated learning and collaboration in fundamental change and transition. Midwest Academy of Management, March 30, 2000. Chicago, IL.

Camden-Anders, S. Transformational Change: Illusion or Reality? Polarity Management Associates & Real Time Strategic Change Conference, March 29, 2000. Chicago, IL

Academic History and Background

BA, Psychology Major, St Xavier University, Chicago, IL, 1975

MS in Organization Development, George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL, 1985

Doctor of Philosophy in Organization Development, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL, 2000

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Illinois, Lic. 1490030000. 11/30/01, 1978

Licensed Practical Nurse, Cook County, IL, Lic. 43-13821. 5/1/72, 1964

Registered Organizational Development Consultant, 2000

Zenger-Miller Certified Trainer, 1997

Element-B, Will Schutz Associates, 1996

Leadership Excellence & Diversity, J. Howard Associates, 1996

Effective Presentations, GKB Associates, 1995

Polarity Management Associates, Grand Rapids, MI, 1994

Personnel Decisions International (Profilor 360 Feedback), 1991

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certification, 1986

Gestalt Integrated Family Therapy, Chicago, IL, 1983-1987

MSW, George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL, 1978

Institute of Family Studies, St. Xavier College, Chicago, IL, 1975

Adult Children of Alcoholics, Supervision and Training by Claudia Black, 1986 and 1987, Chicago, IL

Central California OD Network, Board Member, 2003-2007

Organization Development Institute (ODI) 2002 - present, 2002

Academy of Management (Midwest Division), 2001-2004

Academy of International Business, Southwest Chapter of AOM), 2000-2004

Bay Area ODN, 2000-2003

International OD Association (IODA), 1998-2000

Academy of Management (Midwest Division), 1997-1999

Academy of Management (AOM) 1997 - present
Central California OD Network, Board Member 2003 - 2007, 1997

Chicago ODN (Vice-President, 1991), 1983-1999

National Organization Development Network (ODN), 1978-2003

Professional Practice and Community Service

Adjunct Faculty, Moraine Valley Community College, CE, Hickory Hills, IL

Lecturer, Masters in Org Behavior, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

Adjunct Faculty, BA, National College of Education, Chicago, IL

Lecturer, Masters in Org Development, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Primary Instructor, BA, National-Lewis University, Chicago, IL

Adjunct Faculty, MS in Org Behavior, George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL

Adjunct Faculty, MS in Org Behavior, Aurora University, Aurora, IL

Student Advisor, MS Org Behavior, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Academy of Entrepreneurs. Cassopolis, MI

Faculty, Entrepreneurial Internship Program. The Edward Lowe American

Scholarship Committee: Andrew Corporation Foundation, Orland Park, IL

Pro-Bono consulting Assistance: Fresno City College: Classified Professionals; Central California Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Cultural & Linguistic Access to Health Care, Fresno Health Consumer Center - Central CA Legal Services, Fresno, CA.; Mount Carmel Head Start Program, Fresno, CA.; Exceptional Parents Unlimited, Fresno, CA.; Caruthers School District, Caruthers, CA.; Madera County: First Five Program; Fresno County Children & Families Commission, Fresno, CA.

Bio and Links

Dr. Camden-Anders has been an organization development (OD) consultant and a provider of employee education and development since 1978. As a free lance consultant, she has consulted to a variety of clients in both public and private sectors. She has held executive management and senior consultant positions during her career within major corporations: UOP (Manager - Organization & Employee Development, Director/Team Leader - Worldwide Change Management: SAP implementation); BP/Amoco (Senior Consultant - Corporate Headquarters, Faculty - Corporate University: The Amoco Management Learning Center), Allstate Insurance (Senior Consultant - Corporate Headquarters).
As a free lance consultant her experience ranged from Fortune 500 to small entrepreneurial companies in financial, utility, oil, insurance, health care, consumer products, and retail industries to not-for-profit social service and governmental agencies. A partial list of organizational clients include: Cincinnati Gas & Electric, Dean Witter, Discover Card, BP/Amoco, Edward Lowe Industries, Clarin, Inc., Chicago White Metal, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Allstate Motor Club, University of Chicago Hospitals, Grant Hospital, Kaiser-Permanente, Central Valley Children's Hospital, Citigroup, Montgomery Ward, Illinois Department of Health & Human Services, Employment Security, Social Security Administration, State of Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Archdiocese of Chicago, Northwestern University Family Institute.