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     Basic Studies: 

  • University of Economics and Business Vienna, Austria (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien): MA in Economics

 

     Studies abroad:

  • University of Surrey, Guildford, Great Britain,
  • Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo, Santander, Spain
  • Colegio de Espana, Salaman­ca, Spain

 

     Post graduate diploma:

  • Institute for Higher Studies, Vienna, Austria: Post-graduate studies of Sociology

 

     Further Training

  • Österreichischer Arbeitskreis für Gruppentherapie und Gruppendynamik, Vienna, Austria  -Education in Integrative Therapy
  • Austrian Association for Group Dynamics and Organizational Consulting, Vienna, Austria (Österreichi­sche Gesellschaft für Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung) - Education in group dynamics and organisational consulting
  • Associate Professor: Department of Sociology, University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria

  • Head of the NPO-Competence Center, University of Economics, Vienna
  • Board of the Institute for Interdisciplinary NPO-research, Vienna

  • Organizational Consultant and Leadership-Trainer
  • My goal is to give inspiration for healthy and integrated change and development.
  • More than 15 years of consulting and training provide me with enough experience to give process-oriented and practical support to a broad range of organizations.
  • It is important for me to focus on organizations as well as on teams and individual persons in a balanced way.

other projects (German working-language)

    

Baxter Bioscience R&D

  • Evaluation from within - Evaluation und Organisational Development (2008) 

 

     Institut for Interdisciplinary Nonprofit-Research·      

  • Social Managers in Need of Training? Workshop with Managers from Serbia and Romania

 

     WAVE Solutions Informations Technology

  • Employee Event. International Conferences in Vienna - Budapest – London (2007)

 

     Raiffeisen International, Corporate Center

  • Development of the leadership-team (2004)  

 

     BIT - Office for International Research- and transfer of technology

  • Train the trainer – trainings in CEE-Context 

for full publications list please read the German version

 

  • Simsa, R.: Fighting Heroes, Repair-workers or Collaborators?: Functions and Forms of NPO-Influence. in: Financial Accountability and Management Vol. 19 no.3/2003, p. 225-243
  • Simsa, R.:  Foundations in Austria. in: Anheier, H K & Daly, S., eds., Foundations in Europe: Perspectives from Europe and Beyond. London: Routledge 2005
  • Eckardstein, D.v./Simsa, R.: Strategic management: a stakeholder based approach. In: Zimmer, Annette/Priller, Eckhard (Eds.) (2004): Future of Civil Society. Making Central European Nonprofit-Organizations Work. Opladen: Leske + Budrich.
  • Simsa, R.: Conflict Management. In: Zimmer, Annette/Priller, Eckhard (Eds.) (2004): Future of Civil Society. Making Central European Nonprofit-Organizations Work. Opladen: Leske + Budrich.
  • Eckardstein, D.v./Simsa, R.: Management of NPOs. In: Zimmer, Annette/Priller, Eckhard (Eds.) (2004): Future of Civil Society. Making Central European Nonprofit-Organizations Work. Opladen: Leske + Budrich.
  • Heitzmann, K./Simsa, R.: The Nonprofit Sector in Austria. In: Zimmer, Annette/Priller, Eckhard (Eds.) (2004): Future of Civil Society. Making Central European Nonprofit-Organizations Work. Opladen: Leske + Budrich
  • Flecker, J./Simsa, R.: Transnational Coordination and Control in Business and in Nonprofit-Organizations. In: Pries, Ludger (ed.): New Transnational Social Spaces. International Migration and Transnational Companies. London: Routledge 2001
 
  • Necessary Sisyphus Work: Work-satisfaction, Work-Load and Motivation of Employees in Social Service Organisations. ISTR Sixth International Conference Contesting Citizenship and Civil Society in a Divided World, Juli 2004, Toronto
  • Nonprofit Organizations and the Public Sector in Austria-When Long-Term Liaisons are Changing...gemeinsam mit Karin Heitzmann; Arnova-Conference, November 2002, Montreal
  • Strategy-Management. Tagung: Future of Civil Society. Mai 2002 Prag
  • The Nonprofit-Sector in AustriaConference: Future of Civil Society. Mai 2002 Prag
  • Citizenship, Civil Society and Governance – Social Enterprise: A Comparative Perspective. International Conference. December 2001, Trento
  • Strategies of NPOs and their Consequences. Conference Challenges of Managing the Third Sector. European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management. Mai 2001, Bruessel
  • Fighting Heroes, Repair-workers or Collaborators?: Function and Forms of NPO-Influence. International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Fourth International Conference: The Third Sector: For What and For Whom? Trinity College, Dublin Juli 2000
  • Measuring and controlling the performance of NPOs: Arguments against common prejudices - An integrated model of stakeholder-oriented strategy development. ISTR Fourth International Conference: The Third Sector: For What and For Whom? Trinity College, Dublin Juli 2000; gemeinsam mit o.Univ.Prof.Dr.Dudo v. Eckardstein
  •  Think Globally – Act Organizationally: Challenges for the Management of Transnational Nonprofit-Organizations. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) – 28th Annual Conference. Washington D.C. 1999
  • Transnational Control and Coordination in Business and  Nonprofit-Organizations. Internationales Symposium: The Emergence of Transnational Social Spaces. International Migration and Globally Operating Companies. Universität Göttingen 1999; gemeinsam mit Dr. Jörg Flecker
 

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