Who we are (iCAL)


Faculty and Consultants

Our faculty are world class pioneers. They are a highly diverse and unconventional team of scholars who find ways to work across disciplines to tackle some of society’s greatest dilemmas.

Fully accredited, intellectually challenging academic programs

iCAl offers CE/CPD and post graduate degree programs all based on the blended learning model of small, discussion-based classes, close student-faculty interaction, and a focus on critical thinking and clear communication.

Kimberley Barker PhD.

is a the Dean for the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership, run in conjunction with the Professional Development International (PDF) at Middlesex University.

Kim is also a board member of the International Society for Organization Development and Change, as well as a member of the Academy of Management and the OD Network.

Kimberley Barker PhD.

Kimberley has a number of  professional publications, to her name many appearing in top scientific journals and garnering international media coverage.
Her most recent publications include:

Barker, Kimberley, (2015), Patient- and Family-Centered Care and It’s Influence on Healthcare at the University of Michigan Health System, Dissertation. May 2015.

Barker, Kimberley, (2014), Personal and Collective Transitions along the Scholar-Practitioner Journey. OD Journal. Volume 32, Number 3, Fall, 2014

Barker, Kimberley, (2013), Case Study Expert Advice in Yaeger, Therese and Sorensen, Peter. Exploring OD in Healthcare. OD Practitioner. Volume 45, Number 2, Spring, 2013

Barker, Kimberley, Spencer, Perry & Swarczinski, Terry (2008). Increasing Security with Visitor Badges, Children’s Hospital’s Today, Oct. 2008

Barker, Kimberley, (December 2014), Book Review: Transcultural Competence: Navigating Cultural Differences in the Global Community by Jerry Glover, Ph.D. and Harris Friedman, Ph.D., ISODC newsletter

Barker, Kimberley, (March 2014), Aloha and Seamless Connections: An Interview with Dr. Failautusi Avegalio, ISODC newsletter

Barker, Kimberley and Lennox, Linda, (January 2014), Reflections on the Benedictine University Contemporary Trends in Change Management Lecture Series: In celebration of fifty years of graduate education in OD, ISOD newsletter

Barker, Kimberley, (October 2013), Reflections on the Midwest Academy of Management 2013 Conference, ISOD newsletter

Barker, Kimberley, (August 2013), Reflections on the Academy of Management 2013 Conference, ISOD newsletter

She is also Senior Editor of the International Society of Organization Development and Change bi monthly newsletter.

Kimberley Barker PhD.

is Dean for the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership.

Richard Ward, EdD.

is the associate dean for the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership, and is an independent organization change and development consultant and adjunct professor of organizational change and
management at Hawaii Pacific Rich_WardUniversity. Having worked in the change and development field for most of his career Richard Ward received a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California, where his research focused on the influence of personality characteristics and work values on management success.

His MA in Human Resource Management from Pepperdine University involved research in strategic planning and staffing management.He has worked on organizational change initiatives in business, government and educational organizations. In addition to 30 years in teaching and administration at Hawaii Pacific University, Richard Ward has taught with Los Angeles Metropolitan College, the University of Southern California, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Richard Ward EdD.
Associate Dean

he also teaches on both the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership and the ICCM Professional Certificate in Navigating Cultural Differences in Professional Practices.

Les Lancaster PhD.Les Lancaster PhD

is Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Transpersonal Psychology Section, and Co-Director of the Consciousness and Transpersonal Psychology Research Unit at Liverpool John Moores University.

He is the UK’s first Professor of Transpersonal Psychology. An Honorary Research Fellow in the Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University,
Dr. Lancaster has been active in the area of inter-faith dialogue over many years, and frequently appears on BBC radio programs in the area of psychology and religion. He has studied Kabbalah for more than 30 years, and runs workshops and groups on kabbalistic psychology.

Les Lancaster PhD.

Dr. Lancaster has delivered numerous public lectures in the UK and overseas, and is a frequent contributor to both academic and general publications.

His first book Mind Brain and Human Potential won the Science and Medical Network Best Book Award and his second book, The Elements of Judaism, has been translated into 10 languages. He has recently published Approaches to Consciousness: the Marriage of Science and Mysticism.

Les Lancaster PhD.

Teaches on the MSc In Culture and Adaptive leadership.

Jerry Glover PhD.Jerry Glover PhD

is managing director at iCAL and a cultural anthropologist who has worked in consulting, research, and education projects around the globe.

Dr. Glover is a board member of the International Society for Change and Development and a peer review editor for the Organizational Development Journal. He has been a faculty member of the graduate program in organizational change at Hawaii Pacific University for 27 years.
He earned his doctoral degree in cultural anthropology from the University of Florida in 1981.

Dr. Glover’s professional career includes working as a consultant on 150 change and development initiatives, including corporations, governments, and professional applications such as education, health care, military, tourism, and economic development.

He has developed initiatives for transcultural competence education and training in locations such as Fiji, New Zealand, Hawaii, the Bahamas, Europe, and North America.
He has conducted extensive research on organizational culture, culture change, and cultural dilemmas in sociocultural encounters.

Jerry Glover PhD.

Glover, J., Friedman, H., & Van Driel, M. (in-press). Cultural dilemmas and sociocultural encounters: An approach for resolving conflicts in culturally diverse situations. (Invited Institute for Cross Cultural Management book chapter, Springer)

Griffith, R & Glover, J., (2016). Co-editors. Culture and adaptive leadership in turbulent times (Special Issue). Organizational Development Journal, 34 (1)

Glover, J., & Friedman, H. (2015). Transcultural competence: Navigating cultural differences in the global community. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

Glover, J., & Friedman, H. (2014) Cultural dilemmas and sociocultural encounters: A transcultural approach for understanding, assessing, and changing culture. Organizational Development Journal, 32(2), 79-92.

Jerry Glover PhD.

Teaches on both the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership and the ICCM Professional Certificate in Navigating Cultural Differences in
Professional Practices.

Suzanne Sterling MAOC.

suzanne-sterling

is recognized for her work in bringing people together and helping them to reconcile differences.

She is a consultant in the area of cultural competency, organization and systems change and non-profit governance and operations.

Suzanne is the Canadian affiliate at Institute for Culture and Adaptive Leadership and holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Change.

Suzanne Sterling MAOC.

Teaches on the MA In Culturally Adaptive leadership.

Dr. Tusi AvegalioTusi Avegalio

Papalii Dr. Tusi Avegalio is Director of the Pacific Business Center Program (PBCP) at the Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii.

Tusi has consulted throughout the Pacific for the ruling chiefs of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia, and for traditional village councils, community organizations, governments, colleges and universities, multinational corporations, and local businesses.

His work seeks to reconcile the perspectives of traditional wisdom and Western knowledge.

Dr. Tusi Avegalio

Teaches on the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership.

Harris Friedman PhD. Harris Friedman PhD

is a practicing clinical and organizational consulting psychologist.
He recently retired as Research Professor of Psychology at University of Florida, where he remains on its courtesy faculty, and now teaches part-time at Sofia University and Goddard College, as well as supervises dissertations at several other universities.

As a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, he recently received the Abraham Maslow Award “given to an individual for an outstanding and lasting contribution to the exploration of the farther reaches of human spirit.”

Harris Friedman PhD.

Harris has over 200 professional publications, many appearing in top scientific journals and garnering international media coverage.
His most recent books include:

Transcultural competence : navigating cultural differences in the global community American Psychological Association 2015

The Praeger Handbook of Social Justice and Psychology Praeger 2014

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal PsychologyWiley-Blackwell 2013

Advances in Parapsychological Research (Book 9) McFarland 2013

He is also Senior Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies and Associate Editor of The Humanistic Psychologist. 

Harris Friedman PhD.

Teaches on both the Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Development Change and Adaptive Leadership and the ICCM Professional Certificate in Navigating Cultural Differences in Professional Practices.

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