Paul Holmström

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Paul Holmström
Paul Holmström Management AB

Paul Holmström has extensive industrial experience after 15 years with Volvo, Saab and BASF. He worked in both managerial and executive functions within marketing, business development and strategic planning. Since 1988 he has been active as a consultant initially primarily with change management, lately mainly working with organizational audits, design and effectiveness. He has consulted with industry, services and public authorities, since 1996 extensively within health care.

In the early nineties Paul was trained in systems theory and the viable system model, as described by Stafford Beer. Shortly afterwards, he was introduced to Requisite Organization by CPA-trained colleagues. Since then he has used systems theory and RO principles in several organizational studies and interventions. He has had the opportunity to attend short seminars held by Elliott and had a personal workshop with Elliott Jaques.

Degrees and certifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Masters - Systems Thinking and Modeling
  • Ph.D student - Systems Thinking and System Dynamics modeling and simulation

Contact Info

Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
Dr. Gerry Kraines, the firms principal, combines Harry Levinson's leadership frameworks with Elliott Jaques's Requisite Organization. He worked closely with Jaques over many years, has trained more managers in these methods than anyone else in the field, and has developed a comprehensive RO-based software for client firms.
Founded as an assessment consultancy using Jaques's CIP methods, the US-based firm expanded to talent pool design and management, and managerial leadership practice-based work processes
Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
A Toronto requisite organization-based consultancy with a wide range of executive coaching, training, organization design and development services.
A Sweden-based consultancy, Enhancer practices time-span based analysis, executive assessment, and provides due diligence diagnosis to investors on acquisitions.
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations