Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Organizational Psych

San Francisco Beach St Campus

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

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

415-955-2143

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

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

Research Seminar: Organizational Health and Leadership

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Organizational Change.

The Art of Change

Personal and Professional Development

Executive Coaching

Consulting Skills: Systemwide Interventions

Consulting Skills: Individual and Group Interventions

Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility

Strategic change, somatic foundations of organizational learning, executive development and leadership, developing healthy organizations, organizational ethics and social responsibility, Tibetan Buddhism and transformational change, and organizational consulting

Goldman Schuyler, K. (In press). 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. (Winter, 2008). Practice = Having Impact in the World? Sociological Practice Newsletter, American Sociological Association.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2007). Clinical sociology, career coaching, and somatic learning. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), The discourse of applied sociology. London: Anthem Press.

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

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. (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.

Altman, Y., Chappell, S., Friedman, V., Goldman Schuyler, K., Nandram , S., Rees, B., Sankaran, S., Sharma, R. (2012). Spirituality at the workplace: Paving the way for an international community of inquiry. Professional Development Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Sanzgiri, J., Sedgemore, L., Shankaran, S., Skjei, S., Tan, G. & Torbert, W. (2012). Waking up at work: Collaborative research on mindfulness and awareness. Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston.

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

Goldman Schuyler, K., Sanzgiri, J., Sedgemore, L., Shankaran, S., Skjei, S., Tan, G. & Torbert, W. (2012). Waking up at work: Collaborative research on mindfulness and awareness. Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston.

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.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Skjei, S. (2011). Moments of waking up: Embodiment, reflection, and action in consulting, teaching, and research. Professional Development 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., Skjei, S. (2011). Moments of waking up: Embodiment, reflection, and action in consulting, teaching, and research. Professional Development Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

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.

Schorr, F. & Goldman Schuyler, K. (2010). Mindsets of successful entrepreneurs - An exploratory study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Lord, S., Kaipa, P., Saxena, S., Senge, P., & Skjei, S. (2010). Can compassion be taught? Spiritual perspectives and practices for leadership development. All-Academy Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Skjei, S. (2010). Enhancing compassion through embodied awareness - An approach to mindful leadership and consulting. Professional Development Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Goldman Schuyler, K. & Kriger, M. (Organizers), with Panelists Brannen, M.Y., Fry, L., Goldman Schuyler, K. Kriger, M., Skjei, S. (2010). Compassion and mindfulness: Implications of the Buddhist worldview for leadership development. Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Ryslinge, B. & Goldman Schuyler, K. (2010). Mindful intuition: An effective leadership response to the community college environment. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2009). Using sociology to foster healthy workplaces. Coordinator and presenter. Panel: Mack, C., Newman, R., Stolley, K.S., Invited professional workshop presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2009). Sociologists as organizational consultants: Tips and techniques for getting started. Co-leader, with Lawton, L. and Stolley, K.S.. Invited professional workshop presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Skjei, S. (2009). Cultivating authentic leadership presence through mindfulness and somatic awareness. Professional Development Workshop presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2008). Working on assessment: Facing conflict effectively. Invited two-hour professional workshop presented at the American Sociological Association's Annual Department Chair's Conference, Boston.

Goldman Schuyler, K, Jue, A., Mitroff, I., Muckerjee, S.., & Rudisill, K. (2007) Leadership for societal sustainability: Contributions from eastern and western spiritual traditions. Convener and presenter. Panel Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (2007). Successful organizational consultants: Using our work to build a better world. Coordinator and presenter. Panel: Bishop, J., Epstein, J.L., Finkelstein, M.S., Stolley, K.S., Invited professional workshop presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, New York.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Koppel, R., Berry, B. & McNutt, J. (October, 2006) Changing work in America. Session organizer and moderator, Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Annual Conference, San Jose.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (August, 2005) Session organizer and moderator, Special invited session on Targeting, race/ethnicity, and censuses: Past and future. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

Goldman Schuyler, K. (August, 2004) Embodied learning in career coaching: Clinical sociology in action. Paper presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Goldman Schuyler, K., Levin, I., & Mattox, J. (April 2004) Using 360# feedback for individual, team & organization-wide development, Professional Coaches and Mentors Association, Northern California Chapter Meeting. Invited Presentation.

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.

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.

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

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.

Academic History and Background

PhD, Columbia University, 1979

Certified Clinical Sociologist

Guild-Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and Assistant Trainer

Professional Practice and Community Service

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

Immediate Past Chair 2008-2009, Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology, American Sociological Association. Member of the Council of the Section 2003-2005, Editor of the Section Newsletter, 2002-2006.

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

Elected member of the Board of Directors, Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, 2006-2008.

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

Certified professional Ski Instructor