Ralf Wetzel


Ralf Wetzel began his career as an electrician. He joined Vlerick Business School as a Professor of Organization and Management after extensive work experience in management and organization research and after being a head of a joint research and consulting group. His career path led him from Germany to the UK, via Switzerland to Belgium.

He applies art-based research like improvisation principles and theatre play in his work, especially for inquiring into topics like organization theory & behaviour, change management, consulting, leadership, organization & society. Aside of his academic writing, he loves to turn research results into art-based forms like fiction, accessible for non-academic readers.


Job Title : Associate Professor of Organization & Applied Arts

Management Domain
People Management & Leadership


Teaching in
Executive MBA
Masters in General Management

Expert in
Change Management
Organisational Dynamics
Arts & Management