Entries by Thomas de Nocker

Winter term 2016/17 gone by…

After having finished my last lecture, the winter term is over now, but summer term already starts on the 1st of March. I’ll not only be lecturing on business ethics, strategic management and organizational development, but also be offering a course about conflict management and a seminar on methods. I’m teaching in Bachelor, Master and […]

Pastoral theology on duty of church and society

The recent edition of “Anzeiger für Seelsorge” focussing “Pastoraltheologie – Quo Vadis?” contains my article “Die Pastoraltheologie krämpelt die Ärmel hoch”. You can download it , message me to receive the necessary password: .

Find the transcript of my presentation on organizational development of churches from a business perspective online

My presentation held at the conference of the German bishops conference at 2nd of September in 2016 has now been published in the Institute for Social Strategy series. The transcript “Anmerkungen zur Steuerungslogik der Kirchenentwicklung – Organisationsentwicklung in der Kirche aus der betriebswirtschaftlichen Perspektive strategischer Veränderungsprozesse“ can be downloaded .

2denare – Homepage is online now

2denare is a new consulting institute where my consulting activity for churches will be concentrated in the future. The homepage of the institute is online now. However, this homepage (www.TSdN.info) persist here and is actualized frequently.

Daycare centers as classroom of believe – agreement on standardized framework for pastoral care

As a result of the first period of the project “Kita – Lebensraum des Glaubens”, the diocese of Münster develops a standardized framework for the pastoral care in daycare centers. Since I was Michael Fischer’s research assistant at the chair “Quality and Ethics in Health Care Systems” at UMIT in Austria, I participated in the […]

Invitation to Congress on Church Management at Lateran university

Between the 23th and 25th of March, I’ll be participating in the International Festival of Creativity in Church Management at papal Laterauniversity in Rome, offering a workshop about new models of administration in German dioceses. I was invited along with researches and practitioners from five continents and I am really looking forward to interesting kick-offs and […]