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Fredmund Malik (born September 1, 1944 in Lustenau, Vorarlberg) is an Austrian economist with focus on management science and the founder and chairman of a management consultancy (Malik Management) in St. Gallen.
|Born|| (1944-09-01) September 1, 1944 (age 79)|
|Alma mater||University of St. Gallen|
|Occupation(s)||Professor, Management consultant|
|Awards||2009 Cross of Honor for Science and Art of the Republic of Austria for his Wholistic Management Systems,|
2010 Heinz von Foerster-Award for Organizational Cybernetics by the German Association for Cybernetics,
2016 The People's Republic of China Friendship Award
Malik applies systems theory and cybernetics to analyse and design management systems. From 1974 to 2004 he was teaching at the University of St. Gallen, where he is titular professor for general management, leadership and governance.