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California School of Professional Psychology

Organizational Psych

San Francisco Beach St Campus



Alliant International University San Francisco
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94133-1221


Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Ethical and Legal Issues in Organizational Studies: Dilemmas of Practice and Research


Mergers, Acquisitions, and Organizational Change.

Research Seminar: Organizational Health and Leadership

The Art of Change

Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility

Personal and Professional Development

Executive Coaching

Consulting Skills: Systemwide Interventions

Consulting Skills: Individual and Group Interventions

Developing healthy organizations, including strategic change, organizational consulting, executive development and leadership, organizational ethics and social responsibility. Research and practice related to Tibetan Buddhism and transformational change, mindfulness and other awareness practices in leadership development, somatic foundations of organizational learning.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (Ed. with Baugher, J.E., Jironet, K., & Lid Falkman, L.) (2014). Leading with spirit, presence, and authenticity. San Francisco: Jossey Bass/Wiley.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2013). From the ground up: Revisioning sources and methods of leadership development. In Melina, L. (Ed.) The embodiment of leadership. San Francisco: Jossey Bass/Wiley.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2012). Inner peace--Global impact: Tibetan Buddhism, leadership, and work. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2011). Organizational consulting: A passion for meaningful sociological work. In Korgen, K.O., White, J., & White, S.K. (Eds.), Sociologists in action. Los Angeles: Pine Forge/SAGE.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2010). Increasing leadership integrity through mind training and embodied learning. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 62, 21-38.

Weinstein, J., & Goldman Schuyler, K. (September 2008). The ASA and sociological practice. Footnotes, American Sociological Association.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2008). Is another world possible?: The contribution of sociological practice to societal change. Applied Social Science, 2(2), 9-13

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2007). Being a bodhisattva at work: Perspectives on the influence of Buddhist practices in entrepreneurial organizations. Journal of Human Values, 13(1), 41-58.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2007). Kittens and technology marketing: A somatic approach to career coaching. Somatics, 15(2), 29-38.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2004). The possibility of healthy organizations: Thoughts toward a new framework for organizational theory and practice. Journal of Applied Sociology/Sociological Practice, 21(2)/6(2), 57-79.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (Spring 2004). Practitioner - heal thyself: challenges in enabling organizational health. Organization Management Journal, 1, 28-37.

Goldman Schuyler, K., & Branagan, L. (2003). The power line: A model for generating a systemic focus on organizational health. Sociological Practice, (5) 2, 77-88.

Saxena, S., Senge, P., Scharmer, O., Skjei, S., & Goldman Schuyler, K. (2014). Connecting inner transformation as a leader to corporate and societal change. Professional Development Workshop,] presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

Goldman Schuyler, K. & Baugher, J.E. (2014) Sociological mindfulness and altruism: The interdependence of presence, praxis, and societal change. Roundtable presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Skjei, S., Sanzgiri, J., Koskela, V., Cortes Urrutia, L. (2014). Waking up at work: Action research on mindfulness, awareness, and presence. Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Kriger, M., Sanzgiri, J., Skjei, S., Cortes Urrutia, L., & Yang, C. (2013). Waking up at work: Collaborative research on mindfulness and awareness. Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Scharmer, O., Mitroff, I., & Miller, M.M., Garrett, A., & Burton, O. (2013). Transformational leadership and social issues. Plenary session presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando.

Goldman Schulyer, K., Kaipa, P., & Skjei, S. (2013). Developing deep resilience through wise and mindful leadership. Workshop presented at the International Leadership Association Annual Conference, Montreal.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2013). Leading from presence and mindfulness. Workshop presented at the International Leadership Association Women and Leadership Affinity Group Inaugural Conference, Asilomar, CA.

Scharmer, O., Saxena, S., Goldman Schuyler, K. (2013). Co-facilitated Open Process Lab Sessions at Mind & Life European Symposium for Contemplative Studies, Berlin.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Saxena, S., Senge, P., Skjei, S. & Torbert, W. (2012). peace--Global impact: Mindfulness in leadership development. Professional Development Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Lord, S., Kaipa, P., Saxena, S., & Skjei, S. (2011). Mindful leadership, compassion, and systemic change - East and West. All-Academy Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

Goldman Schuyler, K, Monger, M., Peregoy, R., & Sugarman, P. (2011). Bringing ethics to life - Dilemmas in the ethics of practice and research. Convener and presenter. Panel Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Lynn, W., & Sanford, C. (2011). Consciousness and responsibility: The inextricable connection in business. Professional Development Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

Provided individual coaching for roughly 200 managers and executives, moving through a structured process of development involving 360 degree feedback, psychological inventories, interviews with their supervisor, peers and direct reports, and the preparation of development plans.

Coached technical and scientific experts to improve their ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries and become business leaders.

Consulted to executive teams about strategic change, executive planning, and development issues.

Somatic awareness coaching for personal and organizational change, using the Feldenkrais Method.

Organizational development consulting supported the redesign of key business processes, including performance management and product development.

Designed and led large events for businesses, universities, and other organizations with purposes as varied as strategic planning, change implementation, and individual motivation.

Academic History and Background

PhD, Columbia University, 1979

Guild-Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and Assistant Trainer

Certified Clinical Sociologist

American Sociological Association

International Leadership Association

Academy of Management

Feldenkrais Guild of North America

Professional Practice and Community Service

Co-Chair, Practice Theme Committee, Academy of Management, 2013-2016

Co-Chair for Professional Development Workshops, Practice Theme Committee, Academy of Management, 2011-2013

Member of the Executive Committee and Newsletter Editor, Management Spirituality and Religion SIG, Academy of Management, 2009-2013

Member of the Board of Trustees, Alliant International University, 2005-2011

Member of the Board of Directors, Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, 2005-2008

Board member, Society for Applied Sociology, 2003-2005

Chair-Elect, Chair, Past-Chair, Section for Sociological Practice & Public Sociology, American Sociological Association, 2006-2009; Editor of the Section Newsletter, 2002-2007, 2002-2009

Certified Professional Ski Instructor