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Baker, Octave


Octave V. Baker, Ph.D., is a partner with Communication Training Consultants in Oakland, CA, and Adjunct Lecturer in the Engineering Management and Leadership Program at Santa Clara University. A psychologist, he has 30 years of experience as an internal and external organizational development consultant and as a cross-cultural and interpersonal skills trainer. He has served as a senior organization development specialist at Advanced Micro Devices and as associate director of the Masters Program in Organizational Psychology at John F. Kennedy University (Campbell campus)... He received his doctorate with honors in Community and Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Organization and Systems Development Program at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland


M.S. San Francisco State University 1973

Ph.D. University of Michigan 1977


Adjunct Faculty of the Year

Courses Taught

Strategies for Career and Academic Success for Foreign Born Technical Professionals
Human Interactions I
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Adjunct Lecturer