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

Sher, Mannie

Mannie Sher, PhD, TQAP, FBAP, is a Principal Social Scientist and Director of the Group Relations Programme at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, London.  He manages organisational development and change projects and consults to top teams of organisations on the role of leadership in effecting strategic change.  His research and consultancy work focuses on

Sonja Wimmer

Sonja Wimmer, Mag., is Managing Director and General Manager of the boutique hotel The Harmonie Vienna in Vienna’s ninth district. In 2003 she completed her studies of business administration at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. In 2013 she led a complete refurbishment and new hotel concept with focus on continuous sustainable quality development. In 2017 she was chosen as

Sonntag, Michael

Michael Sonntag is a medical doctor, Bioenergetic Analyst (trained by Alexander Lowen) and management consultant. He is specialized in teaching and creating the conditions needed to enable, enhance and govern deep transformational and self-healing processes, both on an individual and an organizational level. He can be contacted at m.sonntag@sonntag-consulting.ch.

Spindler, Maria

Maria Spindler has been an international organizational consultant for more than twenty years in economics (banking and production) and at NGOs (universities and foundations) and lectures at universities in Europe and the US. Her topics are creating future, inventing and transforming organizations, structures and leadership cultures. Maria is qualified to train the trainer for the

Stary, Christian

Christian Stary is professor for Business Information Systems at the University of Linz, Austria. His research areas include Interactive Design of Sociotechnical Systems, Business Process Management, Conceptual Modelling and Knowledge Management. He has published research papers and articles on these topics, among others in IEEE Transactions on Man, Systems and Cybernetics, Interacting with Computers, Int. Journal

Stephan Doblhofer

Stefan Doblhofer studied Catholic theology, MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau/France, formation as a Systemic Organizational Consultant. Head of the Afro-Asian Institute of Graz, founder of a software company in Chile. 1997 – 2004 consultant and Deputy Head of Hernstein Institute, one of the leading German-speaking management institutions. Since 2004, freelance consultant, facilitator and coach. Focuses

Turnbull, Helen

Helen Turnbull is an organizational development consultant specialized on Global Inclusion and Diversity and an internationally recognized Thought Leader in the field of Unconscious Bias. She has developed two psycho-metric assessment tools – Cognizant, which measures conscious and unconscious bias, and the ISM Profile, which measures Inclusion Skills gaps. She is the CEO and Principal

van Dartel, Michel

Dr. Michel van Dartel (1976) is a research professor at Avans University of Applied Sciences and senior curator at V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media. He holds an MSc in cognitive psychology and a PhD in artificial intelligence. Alongside his work at Avans and V2_, Michel also acts as an independent curator and advisor. He

van den Hout, Jef

Jef J.J. van den Hout is an associated researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, a management consultant, and a lecturer of the Rotterdam Business School. His research interests include positive organizational behavior, flow theory and team dynamics. jef@flowconcepts.nl

van der Fluit, Eva

Eva van der Fluit is management consultant with 30 years experience in a variety of consultancy roles and industries. She has worked in Europe, the US and Africa. She is an experienced program manager of change programs in the area of strategy, organizational design and culture-change. Her programs include small and large-scale interventions. She mostly

van der Plaats, Lucien

Lucien van der Plaats has been an interim communications manager and consultant for fourteen years. Predominantly in Dutch local and regional (semi-) governmental institutions, Lucien coaches and advises PR professionals, managers, directors and policy makers in their communication activities during change projects or policy projects and programs. He is also a facilitator of Large Scale

van der Veen, Jack AA

Jack AA van der Veen is Full Professor of Supply Chain Management and the EVO Chair for SCM at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Also Jack is cluster lead ‘Lean at SME’ at the Nyenrode Lean Education and Research Network (LEArN). Jack’s areas of interest include operations research, production and logistics management, operational excellence, lean management, social

van der Zouwen, Tonnie

Tonnie van der Zouwen is a professor for Sustainable Working and Organising at Avans University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands and also works as an independent organisational consultant. Her work focuses on developing change capacities in organisations and networks. Her PhD research resulted in a framework for effective use of Large Scale Interventions, an approach used

van Nistelrooij, Antonie

Antonie van Nistelrooij is management consultant for all types of clients in government and industry and Assistant Professor of ‘Organizational Change & Development’ at the VU University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His research focuses on challenges in facilitating participative organizational change. This has resulted in several scientific books and articles on subjects like ‘Change

Venugopal, Venu

Venu Venugopal is Full Professor of Supply Chain Operations at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. His teaching and research activities are focussed on supply chain management, operations management and modelling business decisions. He has held visiting faculty positions in China, India and other European academic institutes. His research has been widely published in leading international academic journals

Vermeulen, Marc

Marc Vermeulen is professor of educational sociology at Tilburg University and at the Open Univerisity NL and he teaches strategic analysis for public organizations at TiasNimbass Business School in the Netherlands. He is academic director of the Strategy, Innovation and Governance course for top managers in education. He is also a consultant for leaders of

Viehböck, Franz

Franz Viehböck, electrical engineer, was Austria’s first cosmonaut. He visited the Mir space station in 1991 after two years of training. At the Mir space station he conducted 15 experiments in the fields of space medicine, physics and space technology. He returned after 7 days and 22 hours with Soyuz TM-12, and landed in Kazakhstan

Wagenheim, Gary

Gary Wagenheim is adjunct management professor at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and Aalto University – Executive Education and former professor of organizational leadership at the School of Technology at Purdue University. His research and teaching interests are reflective practice, individual and organizational change, and organizational behavior. He owns and operates

Wallis, Nancy

Nancy C. Wallis, PhD works with organizations committed to enhancing leadership capacity within individuals, executive teams and throughout organizational cultures. With 30 years’ experience as senior leader, management consultant, executive coach, university administrator, trainer and mentor, Nancy specializes in leadership development that enlivens mindsets and reframes challenges as transformational opportunities. Selected as a founding Action

Weggeman, Mathieu

Mathieu C.D.P. Weggeman is a professor of organization science at Eindhoven University of Technology. His primary expertise lies in the field of organizational design, innovation management and work processes in knowledge-intensive organizations. m.c.d.p.weggeman@tue.nl

Weisbord, Marvin

Marvin Weisbord is a distinguished Visiting Scholar of Organizational Dynamics Graduate Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Ashridge Business School (UK) and a fellow of the World Academy of Productivity Science. During 50 years as a manager, consultant, researcher and teacher he has worked with businesses, NGOs, and medical schools.

Zvacek, Liselotte

Liselotte Zvacek is a management consultant for organisational change, corporate vision and strategy, post-merger integration, organisational culture, team development and innovative learning designs and management trainer for leadership skills, role management, teamwork, conflict and change management. She lectures at Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Graz, Graz University of Technology and Danube University