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Participative change, involving large groups of stakeholders

  • Policy development and implementation for establishing a culture of high quality education (University of applied sciences Inholland)
  • Collobaration for sustainable health care in a region (North- and Middle Limburg)
  • Engaging parents in school development, for a school administration with 24 primary schools (Salto)
  • Monitoring sessions for implementation of a policy for Flexible Working (RDW, a public service provider in the mobility chain)
  • Implementation of a new set terms of employment  (Waterboard De Dommel)
  • Vision development for a management organisation in the library sector (WOB)
  • Collaborating for recruitment of pupils with 60 primary public schools (POO Den Haag)
  • Strategy development with a group of consultants in religious identity (DKSR Identity consultants)
  • Vision and strategy development for an organisation in development and cooperation (SNV)

Training and professionalizing

  • Developing and providing my own practioner training Large Scale Interventions, for experienced consultants and managers; succesful for 10 years now
  • In company training  stakeholder participation and interaction (several gouvernmental organisations and companies )
  • Workshops working with Learning Histories,  see www.learninghistories.net
  • Qualitative benchmarking projects for governmental organisations, for  exchange of knowledge and experience, based on an assessment of performance, to improve quality of policymaking and performance (10 local governments, 9 coordinating organisations, 26 water boards)
  • Training workshops working with Group Model Building, for managers and consultants (Boraconsult, Sioo BMC alumni, Akros)
  • Developing methods for professionalisation of  theatre executives (VSCD)
  • Start up of intervision process for a consultancy group  (Deloitte & Touche SME)
  • Training on the job for internal auditors of quality and environmental management systems (variety of organisation)
  • Training quality management for managers of a marketing organisation for fruit growers (Fruitmasters, in cooperation with Helicon)
  • Course integral quality management for managers (University of applied sciences Zeeland)

Consultancy and Research

  • Participation in research on employee vitality through participation in organisational development (TNO Behavioural and Social Sciences)
  • Evaluation of effectiveness of participative change with Large Scale Interventions, PhD research (Tilburg University)
  • Learning History about do’s and don’t in projects for implementation of new procedures (Department of Transportation)
  • Learning History of innovation processes in the Dutch Consultancy OrderDevelopment and implementation of systems for integral quality management (governmental organisations, admistration offices)
  • Paricipative inquiry for evaluation and development of environmental legislation for SME businesses (Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment)
  • Research on learning processes for innovation (Rijkswaterstaat)
  • Implementation of quality management for  environmental department (Provinces Noord-Brabant and Zeeland)
  • Multi client project ISO 9000 certification for 6 enterprises in the tree growin sector; partly collective, partly individual guidance
  • Assessment of management system for collaboration of local governments (BRU)

Lecturer and teacher

  • Keynote speaker and workshop leader on participative change methods on conferences and symposia ( e.g. AOM, SoL, IAF, Sioo, Ooa, FSN, BVMP, FNV, )
  • Presentor and workshop leader on the Logic of Feeling as concept for organisational development and sustainable change on conferences and symposia  (e.g. Sioo, Ooa)
  • Leader mastercircle participative change, guiding master students Management and Organisation Science (Tilburg University)
  • Visiting lecturer participative change methods in the course Organisational change, Consultancy and Evaluation (Tilburg University)
  • Visiting lecturer empowerment of whole systems, in the course Cross Cultural Management. Power and Empowerment (Danube University, Austria)
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Facilitating real time development of a vision and strategy with stakeholders


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Large Group conference Craftmanship and Mastery Inholland University of Applied Sciences


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Practitioner training working with the principles of Large Scale Interventions for change and development


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Group Model Building with school identity consultants; developing a shared understanding of the dynamics between targets, efficiency and professional values


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In company training citizen participation with Large Scale Interventions, for officials of local governments


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Qualitative research on success factors and effects of Large Scale Interventions


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Lecturer participative change at Tilburg University


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Workshop at the Learning Lane, a conference for consultants

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