"If you want to build a ship,
don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders.
Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."
[attributed to Antoine de Saint Exupéry 1900-1944]


Welcome to the public part of my study desk

On these pages, written partly in German and partly in English, you find materials covering topics like


organization development (Organisationsentwicklung)
social informatics (Sozioinformatik)
higher education (Lernen & Lehren)
writing & publishing (Schreiben & Publizieren)
change in health care (Wandel im Gesundheitswesen)
book & film reviews (Buch- und Filmbesprechungen)

fine arts & architecture (Kunst & Architektur)

This approach is intended to foster the dialogue with you, dear colleagues, students and other people that are interested in these topics. I continue to write some of my blog entries in German, because … (Blog 28 Jul 2018). If you have any questions, ideas or suggestions, please feel free to contact me via …


Textbook Serial

Weßel C. ELCHE FANGEN ... Basiswissen Consulting für Berater und Führungskräfte.

Band 1 bis 4. Frankfurt am Main, Weidenborn Verlag 2017.

  1. BERATEN – Philosophien, Konzepte und das Projekt
  2. MENSCHEN – Lassen Sie uns zum Äußersten greifen ... reden wir miteinander
  3. WERKZEUGE – Von 8+1 W bis Smarte Ziele
  4. ENTDECKEN – Beobachtungen, Interviews und Fragebögen kompakt und kompetent angewendet

Seminars Workshops Talks Coaching

Let us start a journey to the worlds of organizational development and social informatics. There you can learn how leadership, team work and consulting come alive and how you can manage projects and more with the 8+1 W questions. Set out for the fascinating world of research and development and scientific work  



Work in progress: extracts from my next book

Currently I'm working on a book about "... learning and teaching …" It is written in German. A fish, the eel, will occur in the book. Some of you may already know what I mean with the acronym "Aal" in German. The prospective readers are students, teachers, lecturers and last not least managers in higher education. I publish in advance some extracts in my blog to enter a dialogue with students, clients and colleagues, in short with readers. 


You find a collection of the blog entries on the page Books / Work in Progress … 



Recently in my blog

17 Mar 2019 Diving and Art at its best

A video showing high professional diving with wonderful art performance and music -written, filmed and edited by the impressive visual artist Juuso Mettälä  


16 Mar 2019 Sustainability and Business

It affects all areas: how people produce and use things and services, how people treat each other and how people respect and care for the environment. "People" includes companies, public authorities and other organizations and institutions: they consist of people  


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