Adrienne Rubatos, MBA, MSc

Senior Consultant, Munich/Germany
"Where all people think alike, nobody thinks very much." Walter Lippmann
  • Intercultural Business Consultancy and Training
  • Cultural Merger – for M&As, Joint Ventures, etc.
  • Change Management – accompanying and rolling out of international Change Programs
  • Transfer of Projects, Processes and Management Methods – support for culture-compatibility
  • Multicultural Team Development, Global Teams, Virtual Teams, Trust in Teams
  • Business Coach (Executive Coaching, Intercultural Coaching)
  • Management- and Soft-Skills in international context, especially in the regions of specialization
  • Regional specialization for CEE (Central-Eastern Europe), German-speaking countries, Europe (especially for non-Europeans too) and mixed global settings
  • Power and asymmetries in East-West-cooperation
  • Learning, Exchanging and Working in Global Professional Networks (SIETAR, Change- Facilitation, Global Coaches, IBR etc.)

Languages: German, English, Romanian, Hungarian, Italian, French
Educational Background
  • 2009-2010: International Leadership and Intercultural Coaching Program and Course (holistic approach Vermeulen/Kinast)
  • 2009: Systemic Business Coach Course–Munich Academy for Business Coaching
  • Since 2005: Certification for various assessment tools / methods supporting consulting, training and coaching
  • 2003-2012: Intercultural Management and Communication,  Studies at Henley Management College, LMU University Munich, regularly at F. Schiller University Jena, Intercultural Coaching with P. Rosinsky, Belgium, with Dr. George Renwick, USA, with Prof. Bolten, Jena
  • 2005-2006: Intercultural Business Communication – certification for Intercultural Trainer and Coach at the Schiller University, Jena
  • 2000-2004: European Executive MBA at the Henley Management College, UK
  • 1981-1986: Diploma (Dipl.-Ing., equivalent to M.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering (Communication and Cybernetics) at the Technical University Munich
  • 1977-1980: Study of Electrical Engineering (Automation and IT) at the Polytechnic University in Temeswar, Romania
Professional Background
  • 2003-2008: Project Leader, Consultant at a NGO working with SMEs in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Since 2004: Associate Professor at IBR, International MBA Institute of Steinbeis University in Berlin, teaching in Central-Eastern Europe, Israel, India and Africa, Lectures also at the "University of Applied Sciences" in St. Gallen and Chur
  • Since 2003: Consultant, Trainer and Coach – independent and in cooperation with network partners
  • 1998-2003: Global Key Account Manager at Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) in Mobile Telecommunications
  • 1995-1998: Global Product Manager and Trainer at R&S for systems in the Mobile Telecommunication
  • 1992-1995: Trainer and Team Leader at R&S for Communication projects, Radio-Monitoring and Radio-Location (navy projects)
  • 1987-1992: System-Engineer and Project Leader at R&S for SW concepts, connecting R&D and production (CAD/CAM/CIM)
  • 2011: Beruflich in Rumänien – Trainingsprogramm für Manager, Fach- und Führungskräfte, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (with Alexander Thomas )
  • 2008: Wachsende Komplexität im interkulturellen Management in MOE – Beobachtungen einer Praktikerin; Interkulturelles Management, Rainer Hampp Verlag