René Bouwen, Ph.D.

University of Leuven
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Department of Psychology
Contact address:
Centrum Organisatie en Personeelspsych.
Tiensestraat 102
B-3000 Leuven

Phone: +32 16 326056
Fax: +32 16 326055

Dr. Bouwen is a full professor at the University of Leuven in the Psychology and Educational Sciences Department of Psychology. He is the manager of the research team at the Centre for Organizational and Personnel Psychology

The Centre is dedicated to the study of innovation and change processes in organizations (companies, educational institutions, social welfare organizations): Consulting for change projects, e.g. mergers, implementing autonomous work groups, implementing organizational changes in keeping with new strategies, new forms of work organization such as telework, shared facilities,… ; diagnosis of organizational culture and employee satisfaction, followed by recommendations; study of managerial roles and working processes in multi-party collaborative settings (alliances, partnerships, networks); research on negotiation flexibility in multi-party conflict situations; research on training programes for (internal and external) organizational change consultants and other forms of experiential learning; organization development and change processes in Non-Governmental Organizations; and consulting in Human Resources Management.