Otmar Donnenberg, Traubengasse
13, D – 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany
Otmar is an independent
management consultant, coach and lecturer
specialising in “change“ and in “learning in the
Otmar Donnenberg, Austrian by
origin, started out as an elementary school
teacher, then studied political science in the
USA (New York State University), law at the
University of Innsbruck (Austria) and Industrial
Sociology at the University of Linz (Austria).
He started his career as
management consultant in the Netherlands in the
seventies. Otmar has worked for companies like
Shell, DSM, Corus, Metro, Raiffeisen
International; for Hospitals like University
Hospital Lübeck, Free University Hospital
Amsterdam and General Hospital Linz; for
individuals and groups, in the Netherlands,
Germany and Austria.
He acted as visiting lecturer at
the Business School Nederland, a School with an
Action Learning based curriculum, and recently
did projects in Action Learning for the
University of Liechtenstein; for the Private
Management University PEF in Vienna he lectures
about “consultancy processes and learning
strategies of change“.
In Southern Germany, where he is
living now, near the French-Swiss border, he
volunteers for a civil society initiative for
developing and maintaining a regional currency.
Since the start of the Action
Learning Journal für Research and Practice he
serves on the Editorial Advisory Board and
edited as a guest editor together with Ivo de
Loo of the Open University Nederland a special
issue about “Lean and Action Learning“.