Newsletter sent out
I sent out a newsletter reporting on my work. If ou are interested in receiving this newsletter in the future, please send a short e-mail to newsletter@TSdN.info.
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Article on “Being church together”
My article “Quo vadis church administration” is part of additional material on the German bishops’ word on renewal of pastoral care “Being church together”. The different articles are provided online by the Catholic work group for missionary pastoral care.
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Beginning of the new term at FOM University of applied sciences
In time for the beginning of the new term on September 1 over 800 new students in Essen were welcomed with a term opening event in Essen’s stadium. I will lecture on organisational development, strategic management and sustainability in Essen and Düsseldorf in this
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Congress on future processes in the dioceses
There will be a congress on dialogue processes of the German Catholic church in the Wolfsburg in Mülheim on September 1 and 2. Katholisch.de reports on this upcoming event. Its programm can be downloaded .
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Looking back on congress and speech on management
There was a management congress held by the North-Rhine-Westphalian youth welfare offices for managers in general social services for which I gave a speech. There is a summary of the congress in the latst issue of the magazine “Jugendhilfe aktuell” (p.
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Code of values & Dialogue between culture: Two new scientific papers on the profile of denominational health institutions are online!
The reference book “Shaping Christian organisational culture”, edited by Paul Hüster, Hans Hobelsberger and Andreas Hellwig, was published by the publisher Lambertus in August 2016. It can be pre-ordered here. Two of the included articles were written by me and are of
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New specialist article on subsidiarity in church administration
The latest issue of KVI im Dialog (3/16) incliudes an article by me and Winfried Hinzen. We sketch out the possibilities that result from focussing on the principle of susidiarity and examining church administration structures and responsibilities. The article can be downloaded  with
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Application possible – Symposium on the implementation of administration managers on 10.10.2016 in Cologne
I warmly invite all interested people to a symposium on Monday, 10.10.2016. It focusses on the aim of practically all Catholic dioceses to disburden their priests from administrative duties by employing full-time administration managers, while supporting volunteers and professionalising certain
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New premises
I have moved into new premises in Essen in an office community with the Societät de Nocker. I am now located in Moritzstr. 54 in 45131 Essen near the trade fair, easily reachable by car or public transportation. I can also be
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Panel discussion on agility and stability in administrative actions
The MACH AG will host a Congress on Innovative Management in Lübeck on 5 October 2016, to which decision-makers of various industries are invited. A part of the programm will be a panel discussion on the topic: “Agility versus stability: an insurmountable contrast
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Fireside chat in Bethel
I was invited to a fireside chat without an actual fireside at the Institute for DeaconryManagement of the church university Wuppertal/Bethel on 30 June 2016. Just like myself, this institute deals with questions regarding the interface of theology and economy. I presented the
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Developments in pastoral care and administration – Lecture at he information forum “Kirche, Geo & IT” (church, geography & IT)
The Westernacher Solutions AG hosts a conference for church administraion managers in Berlin on 28-29 September 2016. It focusses on digital support of pastoral care and administration through information processing and control support. I will give the keynote speech on the
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TSdN.info – 7.500 homepage visitors in the first six months
The homepage www.TSdN.info has been online since the beginning of this year – it is time to look back to its first six months. Although this site seems to have a rather small target group, there have been 7,500 visitors with 30,000
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Support from the Caritas Innovation Advisory Board
I have been presiding over the Innovation Advisory Board of the Caritas in the Ruhr diocese since  2014.  The Caritas provides a six-digit amount each year to support innovative projects. The recently selected projects are introduced here.
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Speech on the Wilken church congress
I was invited to the church congress of the Wilken company in the Ulmflieger in Ulm on 22 June 2016, and enjoyed interesting conversations and a view of the Alps. My speech was on the question of the conseuences arising from the
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Looking back at a lecture evening on the social and health sector’s sustainability
I was invited to give a lecture at the FOM-study centre in Marl on 25 May. It focussed on the future perspectives of employess in the social and health sector, based on the severe changes there. Please find a review to
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Strategy day with a foundation for development cooperation
On 17 April 2016 I hostet a strategy day with the board of trustees of JusticeF, a foundation supporting development cooperation while forwarding die idea of social business. A brief report on the workshop and more information on JusticeF can
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Shaping Christian organisational culture
Paul Hüster, Hans Hobelsberger and Andreas Hellwig edit an antholgy on shaping the profile of the church social and health sector that will be published in September 2016. Two articles by be are included. Advanced orders can be placed here.
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Looking back at the KVI-Conference in Mainz 2016
I gave a presentation on the sustainability of church asministatrion on the KVI-Conference on 8.-9. June. The presentation slides can be downloaded here . There is some content overlap with this article by me . On this sconference the KVI innovation price
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Job opportunities for philosophy graduates
The German Philosophy Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie e.V.) issued a study on the job opportunities in this field. Even though I am not a philosophy graduate, I could give some input on job-related development oportunities for humanities cholars.  The study
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