Prof. Dr. Bernd Lorscheider has been occupied with various aspects of leadership in organizations for about 30 years. After several years of heading the research group “Communication and Organizational Development” as scientific director at the Aachen University of Technology (D), he started working in the private business sector.
What followed were various years in responsible positions as a manager of a business division in an international consulting firm and as an independent organizational and leadership developer. In 2006 he joined the Malik Management Zentrum in St. Gallen (CH), serving as a director there since 2016. In early 2018 he was additionally appointed professor “HR & Organisation” at the Berlin campus of the University of Applied Management.
His fields of activity cover a broad spectrum of leadership topics such as corporate governance, strategy and organizational development, the diagnosis and development of corporate culture, the design of leadership systems as well as the competence development of executives etc.
After studying engineering sciences at Aachen University of Technology (D) and Imperial College in London (UK), Bernd Lorscheider received his doctorate in engineering sciences from Aachen University. In 2006 he graduated from an extra-occupational executive degree as Master of Science in Organizational Psychology at the University of London (UK). He is a certified trainer for systemic management and change management and has a personality diagnostic education and license (MBTI).
Publications and Presentations
- Critical Incidents in Management (I): Forming – Storming – Norming – Performing: Is Tuckmann’s concept rightfully applied to management practice?
- Critical Incidents in Management (II): Transforming Managers into Coaches?
- Critical Incidents in Management (III): Does complexity defy hierarchy?
- Critical Incidents in Management (IV): Stable Landmarks despite VUCA?
- Critical Incidents in Management (V): A Balance for Diversity