Brown, Tom

Tom Brown holds an MBA and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Simon Fraser University. He has an academic and practical background in communications, program development and instructional design. His research interests are located at the intersection of university teaching and business ethics with a particular interest in online education. Since 1998 he has held a

Ettl-Huber, Silvia

Silvia Ettl-Huber, Ph.D. (born 1970) is a scientific advisor at the Center for Journalism and Communication Management at the Danube University Krems (Austria). She studied Communication Science at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (Austria). She wrote her Ph.D. thesis on media marketing and later headed an international research project on the topic of media

Feyerherm, Ann

Ann Feyerherm is the Chair of the Management Department at the Graziadio Business School of Pepperdine University. In addition to serving in academic administration, she enjoys teaching. In 2009, she was awarded the university’s highest teaching honor, the Howard A. White teaching excellence award. She has a strong belief in increasing human capacity through strength-based

Haldeman, Jeff

Jeff Haldeman is a management professor at Webster University and an organization development (OD) consultant. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, in Cleveland, Ohio.  Dr. Haldeman has over 25 years of experience as a full-time and adjunct faculty member, teaching at universities like Webster University,

Kerkhoven, Russell

Russell Kerkhoven (1958) is a process consultant who designed and facilitated numerous local, national and international policy development processes. Educated in social anthropology, sociology and change management he has a increasingly adopted a strength based focus as opposed to a deficit orientation. As a consultant practitioner he explores the value of professional and citizens knowledge and

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

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

Moratis, Lars

Lars Moratis, Ph.D. (born 1977, Rotterdam) is an expert in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. He lives in the Netherlands and has his primary academic affiliations with the Open University The Netherlands and Antwerp Management School in Belgium. He is also affiliated with the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He studied business administration

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

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

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

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 Swet, Jacqueline

JACQUELINE van SWET is a professor at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands at the department OSO which offers masters degree programmes Special Education Needs (M SEN). The topic of her research group is: ‘Teachers in Collaboration. Working across disciplines on pupils’ development opportunities.’ Her research aims to develop knowledge and skills on

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