"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)

My personal benefit is, that this approach enables me to work worldwide and platform independent. Moreover it fosters the dialogue with you, dear colleagues, students and other people that are interested in these topics. 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 ...



Recently in my blog

05.06.2018 Cyber Security and the GDPR … Useful material and picked up anecdotes

Again an example how a good newsletter induces to dive into a topic and to find useful material, inspiring websites, amusing stories and witty anecdotes. This time a newsletter of the chamber of commerce and industry (Industrie- und Handelskammer) Frankfurt am Main contained a link to Jürgen Schmidts' DSGVO-Absurditätenkabinett and this led to this and that. To two of them I want to introduce you right here ...


02.06.2018 Bibliographic Work ... Tackling the risk of drowning

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. This sentence is mostly attributed to John Naisbitt, who coined in the 1980ies the term globalization. Edward O. Wilson expressed it in this way: We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. So I restarted my bibliographic work




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