IEDC Speakers

Prof. Wolfgang H. Güttel

Johannes Kepler-University Linz, Institute of Leadership & Change Management

Wolfgang H. Güttel became Full Professor and Head of the Institute of Leadership & Change Management (formerly named as Institute of Human Resource & Change Management) at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz (Austria) in 2009. He was Dean and Managing Director of the JKU Management School LIMAK (Linz International Management Academy) between 2011 and 2015. Previously, he was Professor at the Universities of Kassel and Hamburg (Germany), Research Fellow at the Universities of Liverpool (United Kingdom) and Padua (Italy) and Assistant Professor at the WU Vienna (Austria). Prior to his academic career he acted as Management Consultant at Daimler-Benz AG in Stuttgart (Germany), at Diebold Management Consulting in Vienna (Austria) and founded his own consultancy Güttel Management Consulting, Training, & Research in Vienna (Austria). His main field of research concerns leadership, strategic change and learning in complex and dynamically evolving environments. His work is published in various academic books and journals such as Human Relations, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Management Learning, International Journal of Management Research, Harvard Business Review, Schmalenbach Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Research or Austrian Management Review. He is also engaged in executive education and consulting to advise leaders and firms for managing strategic change. His executive teaching focuses on leadership, team development, organization, strategy, and change management.

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