Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Organizational Psych

San Diego Campus

Director, OCC San Diego

Assistant Professor

Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131

858-635-4611

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Adult and Career Development

Introduction to Consulting

Human Resource Management

Executive Coaching

Individual Assessment for Business & Career

Organization Diagnosis

Management assessment and coaching, team effectiveness and development, employee engagement, and helping students manage a consulting business

Renner J. & Bray, S., (2003). Executive coaching: trends, threats and predictions, Career Resource Laboratory Report, 83-133. Tokyo: Keio University Press.

Renner J. & Bray, S., (2003). Executive coaching: trends, threats and predictions, Career Resource Laboratory Report, 83-133. Tokyo: Keio University Press.

Renner, J. (2003). Coaching executives in America. Symposium on new directions in leadership development, Keio University, Japan.

Renner, J. & Dunn, C., (1999). The Insightful Entrepreneur, Palo Alto: Consulting Psychologists Press.

Riepe, M. & Renner, J. (2006, August). Identifying predictors of expatriate job performance using multiple raters. Invited symposium presented 114th meeting of the American Psychology Association, Washington, D.C.

Renner, J. (2006, March). Coaching and consulting in multicultural contexts. Paper presented as a panelist on Multicultural Coaching at 60th meeting of the California Psychology Association, San Francisco, CA.

Renner, J. (2006, March). Coaching and culture change: A cautionary tale for consultants. Paper presented as a panelist on Healthy Organizations, at the 60th meeting of the California Psychology Association, San Francisco, CA.

Renner, J. (2005 June). An asset management theory of executive coaching. Paper presented at the 30th meeting of the Congress of Interamerican Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Baker, H.G. & Renner, J. (2005, August). Facilitating effectiveness: the psychological contract in consulting. Poster presented 113th meeting of the American Psychology Association, Washington, D.C.

Renner, J. (2005, August). Coaching trends and models in the United States and their applications in Japan. Poster presented at the 30th meeting of the Congress of Interamerican Psychology, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Renner, J. (2005, August). Defining a coaching program for performance instead of behavior change. Poster presented 113th meeting of the American Psychology Association, Washington, D.C.

Academic History and Background

MA, University of Alberta, Edmonton, social psychologY

BA, University of California, psychology, Riverside

Ph.D., University of Alberta, Edmonton, social psychology, 1968

Licensed Psychologist in California PSY 11956

Previously resident and licensed in Ontario, CANADA

Professional Practice and Community Service

Coaching managers and managing a team of consultants to do coaching, strategic planning, team building and survey research. Clients include a charter school, US Navy, Art Institute, Argosy University, San Diego Employers Association., 2003-2006

Alliant International University, Assistant Professor & Managing Director of the Organizational Consulting Center, San Diego, California, 2003-present. Coordinate the consulting program, lead consulting teams, chair doctoral dissertations, write and teach., 2003-Present

Organization research and change: Assessed the culture of a rapidly expanding telecom company and worked with the management team over a period of months to identify aspects of the culture that they needed to protect and those they wanted to change., 2002

Aravest Inc., Founder & Manager, Menlo Park. Executive coaching and career counseling at the VP and CEO levels in San Francisco and Silicon Valley., 2000-2003

Hagberg Consulting Group, Senior Consultant, Silicon Valley. Coaching and culture change for clients in rapid growth mode., 1998-2000

World Bank Group, Internal Consultant, Washington D.C. Consultant and management advisor on organization development projects., 1995-1997

Lee Hecht Harrison, Inc., Senior Vice President, New York, NY. Operations and merger integration in the United Kingdom, 1992-1995

Executive advisor: coaching at the director level and above for performance (Visa, Celera) development (National Semiconductor, Zurich Insurance), succession (Clorox, Seagate), selection (Quantum, Gymboree) and start-up survival (Vixel, Intime, Vaxgen)., 1991-2003

Career/outplacement: Counseling or termination training for managers at Intel, Apple Computer, Pacific Bell, Citibank, Chase Manhattan Bank, Accuson, Accenture, KPMG Peat Marwick, AT&T, Sun, Bank of America, Praxair, Nortel, Sony, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance, Qualcom, Philips, KLA-tencore, Dun & Bradstreet, etc., 1991-2003

Leadership team coaching: Director level and above in the building industry (Beck Group), medical device (Humphrey), optoelectronics (Hewlett-Packard), manufacturing (Philips) and start-ups (Adaptive Broadband)., 1991-2003

Aravest Inc., Founder, Menlo Park, California. Survey research, team building and coaching in Silicon Valley and the Bay area., 1990-1992

The ARA Consulting Group, Founder and Manager, Toronto, Ontario. Created a successful international management consulting firm; later acquired by KPMG Bearing Point., 1977-1990

KPMG Peat Marwick, Senior Consultant & Team Leader, Toronto, Ontario. Management assessments, training, team building and social research., 1973-1977

The lone wolf phenomena: impact on organization commitment and turnover in sales, Alisa Wilson

Impact of commitment to supervisor on organization justice and intention to leave, April West

Emotional intelligence and expatriate cross-cultural adjustment, Saira Jhutty

Emotional intelligence and burnout in supervisors, Tara Brannon

Top management team interaction, environmental turbulence and firm performance in family businesses, Dominic van Buch

Emotional intelligence and leadership style, Lena Vartanian

Generational differences in motivation, Julie Huey

Learning organizations and commitment, Alysia Hawkins

Conflict resolution strategies, Shetal Desai

Expatriate performance judgments, Merle Riepe (WINNER of the RHR best dissertation award 2005)

Workplace fit perceptions, job satisfaction organization citizenship and turnover intentions, Victoria Davis

MPPC, Menlo Park, CA, volunteer "go team" member, Internet and telephone service installation for a Seminary in Nairobi, Kenya

Clarence Foundation, San Francisco, CA. An engaged international philanthropy organization. Strategic planning, public relations, fund raising

MPPC, Menlo Park, CA, volunteer "go team" member, Constructed drug rehab center for street kids in San Jose, Costa Rica

MPPC, Menlo Park, CA, volunteer "go team" member, Orphanage construction in Managua, Nicaragua

MPPC, Menlo Park, CA, volunteer "go team" member, Community center construction in San Jose, Costa Rica

MPPC, Menlo Park, CA, volunteer "go team" member, Church construction, Juarez

Adult and Child Guidance Center, San Jose, CA. Retired board member