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Real change means having the courage to experiment and the willingness to see the expertise of all stakeholders as a resource.


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Dr. Arlena Jung

Empowering people to become the architects of their own worlds.

What defines me as a consultant: A professional understanding of relevant context factors and their interrelationship. High quality consulting means to me looking beyond the symptoms to the causes - when necessary with a grain of tenacity. Together we develop pragmatic solutions that have a positive and lasting impact.

My goal and aspiration: I often see people, teams and whole organisations being taken captive by their own in part dysfunctional dynamics. My goal ist to help you become the architects of your own world.

  • Startups and SMEs
  • Project Organisations
  • Family and owner-led organisations
  • Public organisations
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Organisational Development: realigning structures, processes and leadership practices to master the business challenges of tomorrow. 
  • Strategy Development: securing the strategic agility of your company with lean strategy processes.
  • Agility and Organisational Resilience: strengthening the symbiosis - for individual employees, teams and whole organisations.
  • Leadership Culture: using the power of a constructive leadership culture for a high performance work environment based on mutual respect.
  • Leadership: Leadership-Trainings and individual empowerment in areas such as Trust-Based Leadership, lateral Leadership, solution-oriented communication skills and change intelligence.
  • University lecturer for "The Agile Company" and "Change Management" at the European University for Innovation and Perspectives (EHIP) and the New Work Akademy, Basel
  • Scientific studies on organisational change processes
  • PhD in systems theory, communication science and organisational sociology, Bielefeld University
    (Scholarship, Grad: Outstanding)
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)
  • Systemic Organization Consultancy, artop – Institut an der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, SG certified
  • Sytemic Business Coach, isiBerlin, SG certified
  • Management Executive Coach, ECA certified
  • Coaching trainer, ECA certified
  • Trainer qaulification, Management-Institut Dr. A. Kitzmann
  • George Washington University, Charles University (Scholarship), Prague, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Trust-based Leadership – eine neue Modeerscheinung?
Zeitschrift: Wissensmanagement > Ausgabe 2/2021

Führen auf Distanz – Prinzipien, Tools und Praktiken der virtuellen
Ratgeber bei EXPERTEmagazin, 2021

Tools und Strategien der Mitarbeiterbindung bei zunehmender Heterogenität der Mitarbeiterbedürfnisse, Workshop, „STAY – Die Konferenz für Mitarbeiterbindung“ der Quadriga Media GmbH, Berlin 12.02.2020

Strategieentwicklung in Expertenorganisationen – Dilemmata und Lösungswege, Wirtschaftspsychologie, Regionalgruppe Berlin-Brandenburg, eingeladene Gastrednerin, 13.03.2017

Systemische Organisationsberatung: theoretische Grundlagen und Interventionsmethoden Kolloquiums Vortrag, eingeladene Gastrednerin, Universität Erfurt, Dezember 2016

Lehr- und Lernkultur – ein Gruppenprozess mit organisationalen Voraussetzungen, in: Die Neue Hochschule, Oktober Heft, 2016

Veränderungen in wissensbasierten Organisationen erfolgreich managen, in: „wissensmanagement – Das Magazin für Führungskräfte, 03/2016

Private Hochschulen: Organisationsmerkmale, Strategieentwicklung und Hochschulpolitik, in: Die Neue Hochschule, Dezember Heft, 2015

The Multiple Regimes of Scientific Advisory Agencies, European Group for Organisational Studies, Montreal 2014

Conflict Management: From Negotiation to Socialisation, European Group for Organisational Studies, Helsinki 2012

Interkulturelles Ver- und Entpacken. Wie die interkulturelle Zusammenarbeit trotz negativer Kommunikationsspiralen gelingen kann. in: Wirtschaft Regional. Das Wirtschaftsmagazin für Führungskräfte in der Region, 9/2011, p. 16-17; 2011

Culture Matters – The Success Story of the Volkswagen-Skoda Venture, mit Dr. Matthias Klemm, Prof. Dr. Gert Schmidt, Vlado Simeunovic and Prof. Dr. Ilja Srubar, in: Michael Faust, Ulrich Voskamp und Volker Wittke (Hrsg.): European Industrial Restructuring in a Global Economy. Fragmentation and Relocation of Value Chains, Göttingen: SOFI Bericht, S. 201–220; 2004

  • Startups and SMEs
  • Project Organisations
  • Family and owner-led organisations
  • Public organisations
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Strategy and organisational development: Aligning structures, processes, meeting formats and leadership practices to implement your strategy.
  • Goals and strategy implementation: Define long-term strategic goals. Clarify the implications for individual departments and teams, using action-oriented goals so that everyone knows how they can to contribute to the realization of the company's goals.
  • Agile and lean processes: Optimize workflow and product development, make management flexible and efficient, align strategy processes in an integrative but compact way.  
  • Collaboration (tools, processes, mindset): Use the full potential of collaboration. Use the full potential of employees and teams with both task and knowledge management practices and communication platforms and processes tailored to you specific context. Using the strengths and expertise of all individuals as a valuable resource. 
  • Management system/decision-making processes: How and with what process do managers make decisions? How is data collected and used to facilitate both effective and well-founded decision making processes? Which decisions should be delegated and to whom? What tools and practices are used to coordinate the decision making processes of managers?
  • Studie: Strategieumsetzungsprozess in Universitäten und Hochschulen
  • M.Sc. Business Intelligence and Process Management
  • B.Sc. Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (Werkstoff- und Prozesstechnik)
  • Professional Scrum Master® (PSM 1)
  • Wertorientierer systemischer Coach und Berater (St.Galler Coaching Modell®)
  • Design Thinking @HPI
  • Analyst: Getting from the symptoms to the bottom of problems, identifying the cause. We work together to find effective solutions.
  • Strategist: Maintaining an overview and prioritizing, instead of perfecting unimportant things. Having the courage to drop topics and focus on strategically meaningful goals.
  • Digitalisation and innovation: Technological solutions have the potential of immediate improvements in terms process efficiency and profitability. Realizing this potential means keeping overhead costs as low as possible. We develop solutions specifically tailored to your operational business.
  • Pragmatism: What counts for us are solutions that work for you. The best solutions are often the simplest.
  • Consistency: Never losing sight of priorities while working together to achieve your goals. Dealing pragmatically with obstacles as they arise.

Stefan Lockowandt

Stefan Lockowandt

Warm hearted strategist and analyst.

As human consultant - What motivates me and drives me?

My goal is to help create organisations in which every employee experiences himself as making a valuable contribution to the common organisational goals. And this in an appreciative atmosphere characterised by entrepreneurial clarity and team-spirit. As an empathetic analyst, I help make sure all relevant interests, perspectives and ideas are brought to the table, creating a road map for future development.I see facilitating an open and constructive mind-set among participants as an key aspect of my work as a consultant. 

Customer Testimonials


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Christian Kerber, Projektmanager - Startup Center der TH Wildau

"A very competent and friendly consultant. Her expertise is a real benefit for startups. Individual questions and concerns are always welcome and answered professionally with attention to important details. Her methods and tools for dealing with challenges in organisational development are very helpful. I can highly recommend her as a coach and consultant.

Many thanks!"

Christian Kerber, Project ManagerStarup Center TH Wildau
Johannes Petereit, Personabteilung - Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum

"I have gotten to know Arlena as a very open minded, competent and above all astute trainer. Based on her both broad and in-depth expertise she quickly underlying issues and directly adresses them. Since she es very friendly, uncomplicated and solution oriented it is always a great pleasure working with her."

Johannes Petereit, Human Resource DepartmentGFZ German Research Center for Geosciences
Steffen Schill, Projektleiter - EHIP GmbH

"Dr. Jung is a very reliable and competent consultant that does what she promises. She played a very important role in our start-up project - both as a consultant and as an author.

We are glad to continue working with her."

Steffen Schill, ProjektleiterEHIP GmbH


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