First lecture at ECNU in Shanghai

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Cooperations
First lecture at ECNU in Shanghai

On 9th December 2013 the first seminar took place at the East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai. It was held by Robert A. Sedlák, Guest Professor of the ECNU. The topic was “Introduction to the New Systems Theory Part 1”. Robert A. Sedlák presented the main elements of the New Systems Theory. He discussed the […]

25 Years of SEDLÁK & PARTNER – 25 Years of Competence

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in S&P Intern

SEDLÁK & PARTNER is proudly looking back on 25 years of existence: In 1987, Robert A. Sedlák founded a consulting company located in Ahrensburg, which is operating internationally in the fields of human resources and corporate development and sets priorities on strategy and organizational development. During the first ten fiscal years, the company operated under […]

Recognizing a Black Swan Event with the Foresighted Self-Renewal Concept

Posted by on Nov 22, 2012 in Concepts
Recognizing a Black Swan Event with the Foresighted Self-Renewal Concept

We understand organizations as social systems continuously seeking assignments, objectives, and purposes for self-preservation and in this sense, are simultaneously means and purpose. Ergo, an organization is a product of itself, funneling all of its energy into accommodating its continuing existence and if necessary, altering its assignments and meaning to sustain its existence. As social […]

Our Understanding of Organization Based on the Newer System Theory

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Newer System Theory
Our Understanding of Organization Based on the Newer System Theory

Our understanding of organization and the systemetic organizational consultancy connected to it, is based on the findings of the renowned social scientist and co-founder of the newer system theory, Mr. Niklas Luhmann. We grasp organizations as one very specific type of social system that has been brought forth during the past centuries of social evolution. […]

Municipal Utilities at the Intersection of Ecological, Economical and Social Requirements

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Concepts
Municipal Utilities at the Intersection of Ecological, Economical and Social Requirements

Energy turnaround, civic participation, transparency, profitability, viability – during decision-making processes, key players in municipal utilities must meet up with numerous requirements. Making those managerial decisions are closely tied to ecological, economical and social aspects that in turn, are also characterized by divergent interests. To reach balanced decisions, the “municipal utilities” organizational type is confronted […]