Janoff, Sandra

Sandra Janoff, PhD is a consultant and psychologist, co-recipient of the Organization Development Network’s 2011 Outstanding Global Work Award for the Future Search Network and a member of the European Institute for Transnational Studies. Sandra’s work has taken her to every continent working on issues of globalization, sustainability, economic renewal and humane practice in Africa,

Kirkpatrick, Doug

Doug Kirkpatrick is the author of Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization. He is a former financial controller for The Morning Star Company and a participant in the adoption of its unique self-management philosophy. He is an organizational change consultant, TEDx and keynote speaker, executive coach, writer, educator and SPHR. He can be

Koopmans, Matthijs

Matthijs Koopmans joined the faculty at Mercy College in 2011. His areas of interest are cause and effect relationships, complexity theory and quantitative single case designs. He has published papers in numerous refereed journals, and is one of the editors of Chaos and Complexity in Psychology: The Theory of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, published by Cambridge

Krainer, Larissa

Larissa Krainer (born 1967) studied Philosophy and Media and Communication Science in Klagenfurt, where she graduated in 1994 (M.A.) with a dissertation on magazines for women in Austria. From 1986-1995 she worked as a journalist for different local and national media, 1995-1997 she was regional manager of Amnesty International. Since 1998 she works at the

Krainz, Ewald

Ewald E. Krainz, doctorate in psychology at Vienna University, professor for group dynamics and organization development at Klagenfurt University, head of the headquarter of the Austrian “Klagenfurt school of group and organization dynamics”. Research and teaching on questions of theoretical and applied social sciences, group and organizational dynamics and cultural anthropology. Development and realization of

Krainz, Ulrich

Ulrich Krainz (Dr. phil.), studies in psychology and educational science at Vienna University and the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia; focus on applied group dynamics, organization theory, migration and integration research; member of the “Austrian Association for Group Dynamics and Organization Consulting” (ÖGGO); lecturer at different universities; trainer and consultant in the area of conflict

Lackner, Karin

Karin Lackner holds the chair of Organizational Consulting, Supervision, and Coaching at the Institute for Psychology at the University of Kassel, Germany. She is head of the master’s degree program ‚Multidimensional Organization Consulting MDO’ and head of the Institute for Organization Dynamics. Her consulting activities focus on international consulting, training and organizational development programs in

Laszlo, Ervin

Ervin Laszlo is director of the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research, founder and president of The Club of Budapest, fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, member of the Hungarian Academy of Science, the International Academy of Philosophy of Science, senator of the International Medici Academy, and editor of World Futures: The

Lauckner, Eva-Maria

Eva-Maria Lauckner is a sociologist and a cultural manager, working at the University of Kassel. Before that she was living and working in Syria and Jemen, where she managed public awareness campaigns in rural areas, educating locals in organizing their own information center. She is working as well as counseler for urban process management and as

Lenglachner, Marlies

Marlies Lenglachner is founder and CEO of Corporate Development Lenglachner & Partner, Vienna, focusing on solution-oriented systemic corporate development. Her main areas of expertise are organizational learning design and change management, leadership and team development, intercultural cooperation, top-executive coaching and business mediation in various international companies. She has developed and published several transformational systemic leadership

Lerchster, Ruth Erika

Ruth Erika Lerchster studies Psychology/Group Dynamics and holds a doctorate degree in Intervention Research; she is a lecturer at various universities and has been qualified to train group dynamics for the ÖGGO; she links research and science with her work as organizational consultant. Her consulting topics are leadership culture, team and organisation development and organisational

Lesjak, Barbara

Barbara Lesjak is teacher and researcher at the University of Klagenfurt, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Research and Training, Department of Organization, Development and Group Dynamics. Her main topics are group dynamics, action learning, social competence and organization development. She is also a lecturer at various universities on group dynamics, social skills and organizational learning. She has

Litwin, Anne

Anne Litwin, PhD, is an organization development consultant, educator, researcher and executive coach. Anne has been a professional researcher and statistician, the CEO of her family retail business and is past-Chair of the Board of Directors of NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science. She is co-editor of the book Managing in the Age of Change

MacGillivray, Alice

Alice MacGillivray is an independent consultant specializing in leadership and knowledge strategy. She began her formal education in the natural sciences and principles from nature continue to inform her work. Alice is also an Associate Faculty member with Royal Roads University and a Fellow with the Institute for Social Innovation at Fielding Graduate University. She

McAdam, Jacqueline

Jacqueline McAdam holds a B.A. and M.A. from the School of Child and Youth care at the University of Victoria, an M.A. in Human and Organizational Systems, a Ph.D. in Human Development. For the first ten years of her career she worked as a counsellor with youth at risk and families in crisis. In the

McCann, Shawn

Shawn McCann is a transitioning Marine Officer currently serving as the director of United States Marine Corps Train the Trainer Schools West where he educates and certifies instructors, curriculum developers, and formal school managers. He is also an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in New Jersey, USA; and a doctoral candidate in the Adult

Miller, Cara T.

Cara T. Miller PHD is an author, professor, coach, and consultant in the fields of leadership, organizational change, adult development and learning, spiritual development and formation, and action research. Cara received an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary and a PhD from the University of San Diego. She has been a university instructor, developed leadership curriculum

Mohanakrishan, Bhavani

Bhavani Mohanakrishan  holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy and PhD qualifications in commerce. She is an Assistant Professor and Department Head at Pooja Bhagavath Mahajana PG Center in Mysore, Karnataka, India.

Nairz-Wirth, Erna

Erna Nairz-Wirth is head of the Education Sciences Group at Vienna University for Economics and Business. She earned the rank of associate professor in 2007 in the course of her habilitation (venia docendi) in the field of education sciences and pedagogics. She has published numerous articles in the field of sociology of education. Erna Nairz-Wirth

Özdemir, Hüseyin

Hüseyin Özdemir, Dipl. Oec., SIETAR, DBVC, ICF, is an Organisational Consultant, Management Trainer, Executive Coach and Director of oezpa GmbH, International Management Consulting for Strategic Organizational Development (since 1994), in Bornheim-Walberberg (Cologne-Bonn), Germany. Before this Dr. Özdemir was active as an internal organization consultant and Executive Coach in the staff of the CEO for Corporate

Peters, Steef

Steef Peters has a PhD in elementary physics from the University of Amsterdam. He has held various positons in financial institutions and consultancy firms, combining organizational and information technology developments. In 2001 he became professor at the Free University of Amsterdam on strategy, businesses processes and IT. Since 2013 he has worked together with Edda

Pircher, Richard

Richard Pircher (born 1971) is professor and director of studies at the University of Applied Sciences bfi Vienna since 2008. From 1999 to 2008 he was head of the center for Knowledge and information Management at the Danube University Krems. He conducts applied research in the fields of decision making under uncertainty, intuition, learning environments

Rabl, Tina

Tina Rabl, 10 years of entrepreneurial experience, executive director in different businesses. Studies in philosophy, group dynamics and communication science at Klagenfurt University, publications on conflict, justice and mediation, based on philosophical anthropology. OD- consultant for profit and nonprofit organizations, coach for managers and teams, officially registered mediator at the Austrian Ministry of Justice since

Raman, Mohanakrishnan

Mohanakrishnan Raman , MA, M.Phil., PhD, is Director of the Foundation for Research, Education and Development in Mysore, Karnataka State, India. He is a consultant in Family Business and OD. He has a wide range of research, teaching and consulting experience. He is often invited by various organizations and universities to make presentations in the

Ramasamy, Balakrishnan

Balakrishnan Ramasamy is a professor, author, poet and literary critic based in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. He is visiting faculty to various colleges in Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu State, India and most admired writer and poet among the literary circles in Tamilnadu.

Ray, Keith W.

Keith W. Ray, Ph.D. is Director of Research at Act Too Consulting. Keith has a degree in physics from University of Nebraska and a doctorate in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. Keith began his career as scientist and project manager and then became an internal OD consultant. Keith now evolves his external

Roither, Michael

Michael Roither, Ph.D. (born 1978) is Head of the Center for Journalism and Communication Management and Deputy Head of the Department for Knowledge and Communication Management at the Danube University Krems (Austria). He studied Communication Science at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (Austria), where he majored in Journalism. He has extensive practical experience in

Röösli, Franz

Franz Röösli is a professor at the University of Applied Sciences Zurich (ZHAW), management trainer and Director of the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT), an international, membership‐based practitioner and research community. He had worked in different companies in leadership positions including member of the executive team before he started an academic career. His research and

Schrittesser, Ilse

Ilse Schrittesser is Professor of School Research and Teacher Education at the University of Vienna, Austria. Her main fields of interest are professionalism research and teaching and learning research. She has authored numerous articles in the field of education and professionalism research. Presently, she leads a collaborative research group interested in the intersection between theory

Schueller, Andrea

Andrea Schueller, PhD, is an international consultant and executive coach specializing in organizational change, core transformation, systemic identity, innovation and creative emergence, and conscious(ness) evolution in focus. Andrea works with business firms, NGOs, GOs and trans-organizational networks, bridging individual and collective development through innovative methods and learning designs. She teaches at various universities and is a