ruth seliger

»I passionately like hands-on work, but I also love the theory. That's why I enjoy writing books, where I can combine theory with practical application.

The foundation of TRAIN in 1988 – today, trainconsulting – was the logical step from my role as trainer and consultant to an entrepreneur.«
  • Founder of trainconsulting
  • Systemic organisational consultancy on cultural change, leadership and communication
  • Consultancy on how to develop guiding principles and on cultural integration
  • Design and implementation of qualification programmes on leadership, communication and conflict management for the collaboration within teams and in the context of organisational change processes
  • Trainer for Systemic Change Design and Positive Leadership

Education and Training

  • Degree in social sciences (educational sciences, economic and social history) from the University of Vienna
  • Trained as a systemic consultant with Bernd Schmid as well as Fritz B. Simon and Gunthard Weber at the Heidelberg Institute
  • Several professional courses in systemic consulting, appreciative inquiry, constellation work and many more
  • Member of the Austrian Society for Group Dynamics and Organization Consulting (ÖGGO)

Working Languages are German (native), English and Italian


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Positive Leadership - The Management Revolution

Ruth Seliger explains in her book the basics of this new management approach, gives insights into her counseling practice and provides tools that can be used immediately.

2014, Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag, ISBN 978-3-7910-3267-2 (published in German)

The Jungle Book of Leadership

This book describes a new model of leadership – the Leadership-Map –, that helps executive managers to navigate the intricacies and complexity of their executive functions.

2008, Carl-Auer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3896707611 (published in German)

Introduction to large-group methods

The different methods are presented with their theoretical foundations, their principles and methodological peculiarities. Practical information on possible uses, design and implementation is provided for each method.

2008, Carl-Auer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3896706188 (published in German)


Positive Leadership - The Management Revolution

2017, Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag, ISBN 978-3-7910-3843-8

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