Dr. Heike Hengstenberg

Senior Consultant, Halle (Westfalen)/Germany
"Make compatible what seems to be incompatible."
  • Consulting, sparring and training on the following topics:
  • New orientation, development and steering of interdependent structures/systems, corporates and single organizations (development and implementation of mission, vision, strategies)
  • Leadership and collaboration – specially between process phases, organizational units and hierarchy levels
  • Solving “knots”, specially under conditions which are “unclear”, complex and with a high potential for conflicts
  • Interlocking agile formats with existing structures and cultures
  • Large and small group facilitation as well as one-to-one sparring

Languages: German, English, French (good basic knowledge)
Educational Background
  • 2017 Change Essentials with Heitger Consulting Essential Change and Leadership by KPMG, Vienna (Austria)
  • 2002 to this day: Large group facilitation and solution-orientation with “all in one”, Dr. Matthias zur Bonsen, Oberursel, Germany
  • 2011 Design Thinking with the Foundation Management Center X gGmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • 2003 ff. Systemic structural arrangement and solution-focused attitude with Matthias Varga von Kibéd and Insa Sparrer, Munic, Germany
  • 1997 and 1999 Business Excellence by EFQM, TQU Ulm, Germany
  • 1996-1999 advanced studies of work science at the University of Hannover, Germany
  • 1996-1998 study of supervision at the University of Hannover, Germany
  • 1994-1995 systemic consulting with Dr. Monika Veith, CONNECTA, and Karl Zehetner, ÖSB, both Vienna, Austria
  • 1994 graduation at the University of Kassel, Germany; thesis: “Make compatible what seems to be incompatible. Innovative organization of working conditions and employment policy for female and male engineers”
  • 1982 sociology studies focused on personnel management and organization at the
  • University of Bielefeld, Germany
Professional Background
  • 1994 foundation of Dr. Hengstenberg Organisationsberatung, consulting complex and complicated organizational developments in organizations and interdependent structures/systems, profit and not-for-profit, in Germany and Switzerland
  • 1996-1998 lecturer for advanced studies of work science at the University of Hannover, Germany
  • 1985-1988 lecturer for students of engineering at the University of Kassel, Germany
  • 1982-1994 applied research and science at the Free University of Berlin, at the University of Bielefeld, at the University of Kassel, with the Working Group for Sociological Industrial Research in Bielefeld and at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany