Dr. Andreas Philipp

Dr. Andreas Philipp, Dipl.-Kfm.

Born during the 1968 carnival season on Shrove Tuesday in Munich, which might indeed explain a thing or two...

Dropped out of high school in the 1980s and worked in nearly every field ranging from pool attendant to storeman. Attended night school and graduated in 1988. Took up a career as an officer in the mountain infantry in the 1990s, and that was when life took a turn for the more serious...

1995 Completion of studies in economics (Munich and USA), and parents started to worry less – “Look at that, the boy can gets things done if he really wants to...”

Worked for Prof. Wüthrich as an academic staff member from 1996 to 2000, and as a self-employed consultant for change management and strategy.

1999 doctoral thesis: “The self-responsibility of business administration”. Awarded with the main prize of the Bayerische Landesbank [Bavarian Regional Bank].

Since 2000 partner in a management consulting agency (PhilOs Managementberatung GbR) as well as lecturer for business management, management and ethics in Germany and Switzerland. Advisory council mandates.

2001 marriage with my wonderful wife Marianne. One daughter, Sophie, with plans to have more...

Many books and publications (published in German): Return of the Court Jester,  Standstill in Changing Times, Change Management, Limits to Economic Thinking, Taking the Lead by Virtualization, and others.

More fields of interest, or even passions: non-knowledge, family, ars vivendi, friendship, reflections osociety, cars, laughing, music and arts, sports.

Personal motto: Andreas, always act in such a way that you can take personal responsibility for the conditions you brought about (or contributed to)!

Main areas of experience:

  • Flexibilization and dynamization of organizations: Change management programs and organizational learning concepts
  • Systemic management: Strategy, self-responsibility, ethics and sustained enterprise development
  • Working in a virtually networked society: Virtual companies and building up work-life networks

Contact Address:

e-mail: andreas.philipp@phil-os.de