Christian A. Wandeler

About the Author

Christian A. Wandeler, has a Ph.D. in organizational psychology and teaches in the Department of Education at the University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland, and has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He helps organizations to be more productive, innovative and realize their individual and collective human potential. Contact him at .

Switzerland & Toyota: 3 Things We Can Learn to Innovate and Create Jobs

Businesses in the U.S. and Europe face the same challenge: compete with emerging economies that have a fraction of the labor costs and minimal health and retirement obligations. In a world of interconnectedness and global supply chains, how can U.S. businesses stay competitive without moving jobs abroad? How can anyone even create jobs…

How Bad Organizational Structure Contributed to Italy’s Cruise Ship Disaster

Why exactly the cruise ship Costa Concordia ended up on a reef 60 feet off the shore and only two hours into its January cruise is still not clear. What is clear is that it took about 70 minutes until the captain gave the order to evacuate the passengers. Apparently some of the…