PhD. Peter Obdrzalek

PhD. Peter Obdrzalek

Armstrong Competence Consulting


  • 1998: graduated from the Certified SBBAC and SMTC program for training in management and in change management
  • 1993-1994: study and research stay at the Westfälische Wilhelmsuniversität Münster, Germany
    forming of identity and identification in groups and organizations
  • 1994: PhD degree in Social Psychology, graduated at Faculty of Arts, Commenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1992: post-graduate study program of the International Society for Political Psychology conducted at the Ohio State University, USA
    Political communication and changes in attitudes
  • 1989-1990: postgraduate study at the University of Michigan, USA (visiting scholar during PhD study)
    Marketing, customer behavior, organizational behavior, attitude change
  • 1986: Master of Psychology, Commenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts

Work Experience

  • 1994 – present: (since 1994 to 2004 under the brand of CI Consulting Group as Managing partner), ARMSTRONG Competence Consulting, Director

    • consulting, research and lecturing/training activities in the area of strategic development of organizations, development of Corporate Culture and Corporate Identity, management development, competence assessment and development, employee surveys, attitude formation and persuasive communication.
    • experience in consulting and management of complex projects in
      these areas for domestic and international clients: e.g. Erste
      Bank Group, Česká spořitelna, Slovenská sporiteľňa, Erste Bank
      Hungary, Česká Pojišťovna, Český Telecom, T-Com (Slovakia),
      T-Mobile (Slovakia), ŽSR (Slovak Railways), Volkswagen,
      Siemens Program and System Engineering, Winterthur (Czech
      and Slovak Republic), etc.

  • 1986 - 2004: Faculty of Arts, Commenius University, Bratislava Appointed lecturer (social and political psychology)
  • 2003 - present: Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Commenius University, Bratislava Appointed visiting lecturer (social and political psychology)
  • 1996 - 2002: Academia Istropolitana in Bratislava Lecturing activities (European studies program)

Focus of Teaching

  • Corporate Culture Development
  • HR Management and Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Attitudes and Attitude Change

Practical Experience
More than 22 years experience in social psychology, attitude formation
and persuasive communication, strategic development of organizations,
HR management and development, Corporate Culture and Corporate
Identity formation, employee surveys, competence assessment and
development, management development.

Co-author of university teaching book „Social Psychology” and author of
several research studies

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