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Sherry Camden-Anders

Adjunct Professor
Alliant Faculty Member

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.

Professional Interests

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

Education and Certifications

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


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


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

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
Scholarship and Contributions to the Field

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.