Ichak Adizes

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Dr. Ichak Adizes (born October 22, 1937) is one of the world's leading experts on improving the performance of business and government through fundamental change. Over the past 40 years, he has worked with some of the largest organizations in the world, and consulted with many heads of state.

Early life[edit]

Adizes was born in Skopje, Macedonia. In 1948, his family moved to Israel, where he completed his undergraduate studies.

Education

B.A, Economics and Political Science, Hebrew University.[1] 1963). M.B.A, Columbia University, New York (1965). Ph.D., Columbia University, New York (1968).

Lectures in English, Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Hebrew, and Spanish; Comprehends French, Italian, Portuguese, and Bulgarian.

Career[edit]

Ichak Kalderon Adizes, PhD, (Pronounced “Yitz - huk Calderon A - dee - zes”) is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading management experts. Over the course of more than 40 years, he has developed and refined a proprietary methodology that enables corporations, governments, and complex organizations to accomplish exceptional results and manage accelerated change without destructive conflicts. Leadership Excellence Journal named him one of the Top 30 Thought Leaders in the United States, and Executive Excellence Journal put him on their list of the Top 30 Consultants in America.

Dr. Adizes has served as a tenured faculty member at UCLA; was a visiting professor at Stanford, Tel Aviv and Hebrew Universities; and taught at the Columbia University Executive Program. He also served as the CEO/Founder of the Adizes Graduate School for the Study of Leadership and Change, and is currently an academic advisor to the Graduate School of Management of the Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation.

Dr. Adizes is founder and president of the Adizes Institute, based in Santa Barbara, California, an international consulting company that applies the Adizes Methodology for clients in the public and private sectors. In 2011, the Leadership Excellence Journal ranked the Adizes Institute as one of the top ten consulting organizations in the United States. In 2012, the Adizes Institute was ranked #10 in the Large Consulting Groups category of the 2012 Leadership 500 by Leadership Execellence.

In addition to consulting to prime ministers and cabinet-level officers throughout the world, Dr. Adizes has worked with a wide variety of companies ranging from startups to members of the Fortune 50. He lectures in four languages, and has appeared before well over 100,000 executives in more than 50 countries. He has written more than 14 books that have been published in over 24 languages. His book, Corporate Lifecycles: How Organizations Grow and Die and What to Do About It (subsequently revised, expanded and republished as Managing Corporate Lifecycles) was named one of the Ten Best Business Books by Library Journal.

Dr. Adizes lives in Santa Barbara, California, with his family. In his leisure time, he enjoys folk dancing, playing the accordion, and practicing meditation.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1994– Dean, Adizes Graduate School for the Study of Change and Leadership, Santa Barbara 1979– President and Professional Director, Adizes Institute, Santa – Barbara, California 1975–79 President / Senior Associate, The Institute for Managerial Diagnosis & Organizational Research, Los Angeles 1966 Assistant to the Director, Executive Programs, Columbia University 1965–67 Samuel Bronfman Research Associate Fellow, Columbia University 1961–62 Bank of Israel, Research Department, Research Associate on Transportation 1959–61 Active Duty, Israeli Defense Forces, Sergeant, Instructor at the School for Youth

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

University of California, Los Angeles: Acting Assistant Professor, Step I o/s (1967) Associate Professor, Step I o/s (1973) Associate Researcher, Institute of Industrial Relations (1974-1976) Associate Professor, Step III o/s (1977) Adjunct Associate Professor, Step III (1984)

Visiting Appointments: Visiting Professor: • Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1970) • Tel Aviv University (1970, 1972) • Stanford University (1977) Lecturer, Executive Top Management Development Programs: • Columbia University, 1969

Lecturer: (partial sample)

• Universidad del Pacifico, Peru (1970) • Danish Management Center (1972) • Israeli Management Center (1972) • University of Pittsburgh (1972) • Instituto Technologico De Monterrey, Mexico (1972) • Cornell University, USA (1974) • Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden (1982) • August Kompt Institute, Paris (1985) • Russian Academy of Science (1991) • Center na bregu, Slovenia (1992) • School of Economics, University of Belgrade (2002) • Tichua University, China (2004) • Beijing University, China (2004) • University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2004) • Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia (2005) • The Management Center, Kiev, Ukraine (2005) • Tecnológico de Monterrey University, Mexico (2006) • University School of Business for the Association of Organizational Development of Israel, Tel Aviv, (2006) • IEDC, School of Management in Bled, Slovenia, (2006) • Centre for International Programs, State University of Management, Moscow (2006) • Stockholm School of Economics, Moscow (2006) • Kyiv Mohyla Business School, Kyiv, Ukraine (2006) • St Petersburg University, Russia (2007) • Academy of Economics of the Russian Federation, Moscow (2007, 2008) • Academy of Finance of the Russian Federation, Moscow (2008) • University of Montenegro (2008) • IBS University, Vilnius, Lithuania (2008)• IAB School of Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan (2008)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Courses Taught: • Management Theory and Policy (for MBA program, and a special section as a Ph.D. seminar) • Business Policy • Advanced Management Theory • Organization Theory • Individual Research in Management Theory with Special Guidance in Arts Administration • Management in the Arts, an interdisciplinary course team-taught with the College of Fine Arts • Organizational Behavior and Management Processes • Policy and Organizational Environment with special attention for the public sector • Current Issues in Arts Administration • Planning & Programming Policies for Arts Organizations • Management–Employee Participative Systems • Management in Not-for-Profit Sector • Workshop Seminar on Consulting • Complex Systems • Supervised Field Studies • The Role of Management in Artistic Decision Making • Special Topics in Management: Corporate Lifecycle Theory.

Other Teaching Activities:

Faculty sponsor to Ford Foundation, Fulbright Hays, IREX Exchange; Visiting Lecturer on Health Systems Administration, UCLA School of Public Health.

Books[edit]

Adizes, I. Industrial Democracy, Yugoslav Style. New York: New York Free Press (1971). Republished by Adizes Institute. Translated and published in Spanish and Japanese

Adizes, I. and E. Mann-Borgese, Eds. Self-Management: New Dimensions to Democracy. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC/CLIO (1975). Republished by Adizes Institute.

Adizes, I. How to Solve the Mismanagement Crisis. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones/ Irwin (1979). Reprints by Adizes Institute. Translated and published in Danish, Swedish, Hebrew, Norwegian, French, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Farsi, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Ukrainian, Serbian, Croatian, and Chinese (mainland and Taiwan).

Adizes, I. Corporate Lifecycles: How and Why Corporations Grow and Die and What To Do About It. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 361 pp. (1988). Translated and published in Danish, Norwegian, Portuguese, French, Serbian, Hungarian, Hebrew, and Chinese (mainland and Taiwan, Farsi.

Adizes, I. Mastering Change: The Power of Mutual Trust and Respect in Personal Life, Family Life, Business & Society. Santa Monica, CA: Adizes Institute, 240 pp. (1991). Translated and published in Danish, Hebrew, Norwegian, Swedish, Portuguese, Serbian, Macedonian, Albanian, Slovenian, French and Quebecois, Chinese, and Russian.

Adizes, I. Pursuit of Prime. Santa Monica, CA: Knowledge Exchange (1996). Additional printings by the Adizes Institute Publications. Translated and published in Portuguese, Serbian, Swedish, Chinese, and Russian.

Adizes, I. Managing Corporate Lifecycles: An updated and expanded edition of Corporate Life Cycles. Paramus, NJ: Prentice Hall Press (1999). Additional printings by the Adizes Institute Publications. Translated and published in Portuguese, Serbian, Russian, and Chinese (mainland and Taiwan).

Adizes, I. The Ideal Executive: Why You Cannot Be One and What to Do About It. Santa Barbara, CA: The Adizes Institute Publications (2004). Translated and published in Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and Chinese.

Adizes, I. Management/Mismanagement Styles: How to Identify a Style and What to Do About It. Santa Barbara, CA: The Adizes Institute Publications (2004). Translated and published in Turkish, Russian, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Serbian, and Chinese.

Adizes, I. Leading the Leaders: How to Enrich Your Style of Management and Handle People Whose Style is Different From Yours. Santa Barbara, CA: The Adizes Institute Publications (2004). Translated and published in Russian Serbian and Chinese.

Adizes, I. Managing Cultural Organizations published in Serbian

Adizes, I. How to Manage in Time of Crisis Santa Barbara CA: The Adizes Institute Publications (2009) Translated to Russian and Serbian.

Contributing Chapters

Adizes, I., “Industrijska demokratija: Jugoslovenski stil,” in Samoupravljanje i Radnicki Pokret. S. Nikolic, Ed. Beograd, Yugoslavia: Antologija; 6, 339-353 (1973). (Serbo-Croatian translation of excerpts from the book Industrial Democaracy, Yugoslav Style.) Adizes, I. “The Developing Nations and Self-Management,” Chapter I, UCLA’s Institute of Industrial Relations Publications Series (1975). Adizes, I.“Problems of Implementation and the Role of Professional Management,” Chapter 10, UCLA’s Institute of Industrial Relations Publications Series (1975). Adizes, I. “Seattle Opera Association,” 610-634 in Business Policy: Strategy Formation and Management Action, W. Glueck Ed. New York: McGraw Hill. 2nd Edition (1976). Reprinted in Grayson, L. and C. Tomkins. Management of Nonprofit Organizations.

Blaine, M. and I. Adizes: “Parkview Symphony,” pp. 366–374 in Business Policy: Strategy Formation and Management Action. W. Glueck, Ed. New York: McGraw Hill. 2nd Edition (1976). Adizes, I. “Industrial Democracy and Codetermination,” Encyclopedia of Professional Management, McGraw-Hill (1978). Adizes, I. “Corporate Lifecycles: Entrepreneurship and Integration,” 168-172 in Management and Entrepreneurship, I. Vajic, Ed. Centar za management i marketing, University of Zagreb. Zagreb University Press (1994). Županov, J. and I. Adizes. “Labor Relations in Yugoslavia,” in Handbook of Contemporary Developments in World Industrial Relations, A. Blum, Ed. Westwood, CT: Greenwood Press

Monographs

Adizes, I. Nuevos Enfoques en la direccion de Empresas. Lima, Peru: Instituto Peruano de Administraction de Empreseas (IPAE) (1971), 44 pp. (Translated excerpts of Industrial Democracy op. cit. and added new material.) Adizes, I. “Notes on Organizational Diagnosis Planning and Control,” 249-283 in Managerial Functions and Processes, United States Postal Service Advanced Management Program, UCLA Graduate School of Management, University Extension (1974).

Adizes, I. Diagnostico de la Direccion de las Empresas, Mexico City, Spanish translation of above Chapter, 41 pp. (1973).

Adizes, I. Mas Alla Del “Principio de Peter”, Monterrey, Mexico: Instituto MDOR, A.C. (1977), 63 pp., translation of “Mismanagement Styles,” (see item No. 16 below, Professional Journal Articles Published).

Journal Articles (Partial List)

Adizes, I.. “Administering for the Arts - Introduction and Overview,” California Management Review (1972).

_____. “Boards of Directors in the Performing Arts: A Managerial Analysis,” California Management Review (1972) _____, and Fred Weston. “Comparative Models of Social Responsibility,” Journal of the Academy of Management (1973). Reprinted in F. Luthans and R.M. Hodgetts, Social Issues in Business, 2nd Edition. New York: Macmillan.

_____, and Will Mc Whinney. “Arts, Society and Administration,” Arts and Society (1973).

_____. “On Conflict Resolution and an Organizational Definition of Self-Management,” Participation and Self-Management, Volume 5: Social System and Participation. Zagreb, Yugoslavia: First International Sociological Conference on Participation and Self-Management, 17-33 (1973).

_____. “The Role of Management in Democratic (communal) Organizational Structures,” Annals of Public and Cooperative Economy (1971). Translated and published in other languages as: “Management in demokratischen Organisationen,” Annalen Dert Gemeinwirtschaft Heft 1, 41 (Januar-Marz 1972); “Uloga rukovodjenja u demokratskim organizacionim strukturama,” Moderna Organizacija, 6, 937-951 (1972); “Uloga vodstva v demokraticnih (skupnostnih) organizacijskih strukturah,” Moderna Organizacija, 6, 437-451 (1972); “Le Role de la direction dans une communante organisee sur une base Democratique,” Les Annales De L’Economie Collective, Numero 1, 83-109 (Januier-Mars 1973); “Gerencia y Estructuras Comunales (I),” Gerencia official publication of the Instituto Peruano de Administracion de Empresas (IPAE), Lima, Peru, 26-36 (Noviembre/Diciembre 1973); “Gerencia y Estructuras Comunales (II),” Gerencia, Lima, Peru: IPAE, 36-43 (January/February 1974).

_____. “Relaciones Organizativas en la Empresa Autogestionaria,” Apuntes, Universidad del Pacifico, Lima (1974).

_____. “Autogestion y naciones en desarollo,” Apuntes, Universidad del Pacifico, Lima (1975).

_____. “The Cost of Being an Artist: An argument for the public support of the arts,” California Management Review. (Summer 1975).

_____. “Mismanagement Styles,” California Management Review. (Winter 1976). Translated and published in Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Portuguese, and Hebrew. _____, and Jim Zukin. “A Management Approach to Health Planning in Developing Countries,” Health Care Management Review (1977).

_____. “Företagats Livscykel,” Affärsekonomi Management, Sweden (October 1979).

_____. “Varför är det svårt att få en kommitté att fungera?” Affärsekonomi Management, Den svenska dataindustrins sönderfall, (March 1979). _____. “Organizational Passages: Tools for Diagnosis and Therapy of Organizational Behavior,” Organizational Dynamics (August 1979). Translated and published in Swedish and Spanish.

_____. “Internal Conflict over foreign policy,” Wall Street Journal (1981). _____, and Turban, E. “An Innovative Approach to Group Decision Making,” Personnel (April 1985).

_____. “Twelve Tips on Keeping Your Growing Business at Prime,” Manage (January 1993).

_____. “The Business of Mutual Trust and Respect,” Manage (July 1993). _____. “Back to Basics: Mutual Trust and Respect and Productivity,” Executive Excellence (October 1993).

_____. “How to Convert a Committee into a Team,” Successful Meetings (February 1994).

_____. “Creativity, Innovation, and Organizational Integration; It’s More Than Technology,” Toward the Future (1995).

_____. “The Ten Stages of Corporate Lifecycles,” Inc. Magazine (1996).

_____. “Eight Myths,” Manage (1997).

_____. “When teamwork doesn’t work,” Business Times (June/July 2004).

_____. “Embrace One Problem After Another,” Industrial Management (March/April 2004)

_____. “Defining Normal and Abnormal Problems in Disintegrating Systems,” Performance Improvement (Nov/Dec 2004).

_____. “Communication Strategies for Leading Teams,” Leader To Leader (Winter 2004).

_____. “Defining Normal and Abnormal Problems in Disintegrating Systems,” Performance Improvement (November/December 2004).

_____. “Managing Problems in Corporate Lifecycle Stages,” Industrial Management (March/April 2004).

_____. “How to Avoid Family Trap,” Family Business Magazine (Winter 2005).

_____. “Institutionalize Leadership to Predict and Solve Problems,” Family Business Magazine (December 2005).

_____. “The Pointless Pursuit of the Perfect Manager,” Strategic Business (January/February 2005).

_____. “Crna Gora ima kapacitet za brz razvoj,” Pobjeda (August 2006).

_____. “Timski rad kljuc uspjeha za Crnu Goru,” Pobjeda (August 2006).

_____. “Menadzment za XXI vek,” Pobjeda (August 2006).

_____. “Najgori su oni sto misle da znaju sve,” Pobjeda (August 2006).

_____. “Iskusstvo Izmanatija,” Harvard Business Review Russia (September 2006)

_____. “Vperise v Ukraini,” Strategii (October 2006).

Cases

Adizes, I. Parkview Symphony A & B (with Martha Blaine), Harvard University Intercollegiate Case Clearing House (A) 9-371-680 (B) 9-371-681. _____. Seattle Opera Association, Harvard University Intercollegiate Case Clearing House 9-371-679.

_____. Atlanta Memorial Center (unpublished).

_____. Minnesota Orchestra Association (unpublished, 1971).

“INSIGHTS” Blog Partial list, distributed to 6000 top executives worldwide http://www.adizes.com/insights.asp?catid=76

For-profit Versus Not - For - Profit, How to Measure Success Date: December 2003 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights4/01.htm Communication Strategies for Leading Teams Date: February 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights6/01.htm Differences And Similarities Between Not-for-profits And For-profits March 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights7/01.htm The Migration Of Jobs Is Happening. Should It? Do We Want It? April 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights8/01.htm Difference Between Clients Versus Stakeholders May 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights9/01.htm Barking Up The Wrong Tree : July 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/library/index070804.htm If Armageddon Is Our Fear, What Is Our Solution?: August 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights12/01.htm How The Organizations Produce Deadwood? September 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights13/01.htm Terrorism - An Analysis And A Prediction October 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights14/01.htm The Changes Start With Us November 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights15/01.htm The Managerial Tower Of Babel December 2004 available at: http://www.adizes.com/library/Insights16/01.htm How Different Is Adizes Practice From The Consulting Profession (Part I) January 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights17/01.htm How Different Is Adizes Practice From The Consulting Profession (Part II) February 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights18/01.htm How To Avoid The “Family Trap” March 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights19/01.htm The Bernie Ebbers and Kenneth Lay Phenomena April 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights20/01.htm Principles of the Adizes Organizational Therapy May 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights21/01.htm Applying Business Logic to Personal Life (Part I) June 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights22/01.htm Applying Business Logic to Personal Life (Part 2 ) July 2005 Part Two available at: http://www.adizes.com/library/Insights23/01.htm Why Consultant Recommendations Don’t Work August 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights24/01.htm Knowing When Not to Speak September 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights25/01.htm Leading Leaders Towards Innovation and Change November 2005 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights27/01.htm The Roles and Styles of Leadership in Arts Organizations Date: January 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights29/01.htm Human Resources, Why They Do Not Lead Change March 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/Insights31/01.htm Insights from Reiki April 2006 available at: http://66.219.49.228/library/insights042806.htm What Can Be Learned from Ricardo Salinas’ Management Style May 2006 available at: http://66.219.49.228/library/insights052606.htm The Importance of Being Genuine and What is Wrong with Trying June 2006 available at: http://66.219.49.228/library/insights061606.htm What is First: Effectiveness or Efficiency? July 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights36/index.htm What is a Problem? August 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights37/index.htm Be Quiet Before You Speak October 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights39/index.html Why Anti-Semitism Will Increase Exponentially in Coming Years November 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights40/index.html We Need a New “Umbrella” Religion December 2006 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights41/01.html The More Effective We Are, the More Problems We Have January 2007 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights42/index.html Would You Like To Be the President of a Democratic Country? February 2007 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights43/index.html Backup Behavior March 2007 available at: http://www.adizes.com/insights44/index.html

Conference Proceedings "From Entrepreneurship to Prime" CEEMAN conferenece proceedings 2008 EURAM (European Academy Of Management) Conference proceedings 2008 Consulting Reports

Adizes, I., Evaluation of the Organizational Operation of the Music Center Operating Company, Los Angeles. Submitted to Mr. William Severns, Chief Administrator MCOC (1969). Adizes, I., Report on Box Office Operations, Music Center Operating Company, Los Angeles. (June 1969). Adizes, I., Economic Study of the Costs and Revenues of the Los Angeles Music Center Complex (72 pages). (Table of Contents available. The total report is confidential). Submitted to Mr. Charles Mark, President, The Performing Arts Council of the Los Angeles Music Center (1969). Adizes, I., Management Education in Yugoslavia, Trends, Needs & Problems, submitted to Mr. Marshall Robinson, Vice President, Higher Education and Research, Ford Foundation. (August/October 1972). Adizes, I., Organization, Leadership and the Future of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara. Research consultative report submitted to Mr. Robert Hutchins, C.S.D.I.-S.B. . (1973). (Confidential report). Working Papers

Adizes, I., “Establishing a Program for Arts Administration: Summary of the UCLA Conference and a Report on Implementation.” Published in the Management in the Arts Research Program Publication Series, Division of Research, GSM, UCLA, publication No. 1 (1969). Adizes, I., “Administering for the Arts - Problems in Practice,” Paper No. 15, Management in the Arts Program Research, GSM, UCLA (October 1971). Adizes, I., “The Roles of Art in Post-Industrial Society,” presented at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara (January 1973) Adizes, I., “A New Framework for Management Theory,” (June 1987). Adizes, I. and Haldeman, H.R., “Why Gorbachev Might Fail,” (January 1988). Hasenfeld, Y., Adizes, I. and Chaffee, R., “Revitalizing Child Protective Services,” (1988). Adizes, I., “The Common Principles of Managing Oneself, a Family, a Corporation or a Society,” (September 1990). Adizes, I. “Reorganizing the White House” (1995) OTHER PUBLISHED WORK by Ichak Adizes Audio Tapes 1. Adizes, I., “Self-Management.” A presentation to the Fellows of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara, California. Distributed and advertised by the Center, and broadcast by radio nation-wide (1972). 2. “Mismanagement Styles”: a keynote speech, American Association of Museums Convention, YPO Convention and Universities. 3. Volume I, The Adizes Method: An Analysis of Management. 4. Volume II, The Adizes Method: An Analysis of Organizations. 5. Volume III, The Adizes Method: Team Building and Problem Solving. 6. Volume IV, Synerscope: Definition of Organizational Mission. 7. Analysis of Management, a six-cassette series published by ManagersEdge Corp. (1988). 8. Analysis of Corporate Lifecycles, a six-cassette series published by ManagersEdge Corp. (1988). Video Tapes 1. The Adizes Process of Management Overview 2. The Roles of Management 3. Mismanagement Styles 4. Structural Causes of Deadwood 5. What is a Good Manager? 6. Life Cycles of Organizations: Growth Phases 7. Life Cycles of Organizations: Aging Phases 8. Analysis of Life Cycles 9. The Adizes Program for Treating the Growing and Aging Problems of Organizations. 10. CAPI: Predicting Managerial Effectiveness 11. The Adizes Process of Decision Making 12. Questions and answers on the Adizes Methodology, Part I 13. Questions and Answers on the Adizes Methodology, Part II 14. The Roles of a Synerteam 15. How to Diagnose Corporations 16. Synerscope in Defining a Corporate Mission 17. Synerscope in Defining a Corporate Mission 18. Synerscope in Defining a Corporate Mission 19. An Introduction to the Adizes Institute and Methodology (1993) 20. Profile of Ichak Adizes, Spotlight on Business Interstitial Series, Public Television System (1993) 21. From Entrepreneurship to Professional Management (1994)

TopLeaF Videos: 1. What Is the Problem 2. What Is Management 3. What Does it Mean To Manage Well 4. The Ideal Executive 5. What Is a Leader 6. Management and Mismanagement Styles 7. Which Complementary Teams Work Well 8. Deadwood 9. How To Work With a Producer/Lone Ranger 10.How To Deal With an A type 11.How To Work Well With an Arsonist 12.Management Myths, part I 13.Management Myths, part II 14.Perceiving the Reality 15.How To Build a Culture of MT&R 16.The Secret of Success of Any Organization 17.How To Assure Effective Implementation 18.How To Delegate 19.How To Make Decisions Correctly 20.How To Make Decisions as a Team 21.How To Run Effective Meetings 22.How To Start a Business 23.The Go-Go Company 24.From Entrepreneurship to Professional Management 25.How To Get Out of Founder’s Trap 26.Signs of Organizational Aging 27.The Aristocratic Company 28.Rejuvenating an Aging Company 29.How To Define an Organization Mission 30.What Is First: Strategy or Structure 31.Is Your Company Structured Right 32.How To Structure a Small Company 33.Accountability 34.How To Hire the Right People Other Adizes, I., The Effect of Decentralization on Organizational Behavior -An Exploratory Study of the Yugoslav Self-Management System, Doctoral Dissertation, Columbia University (1968).

Manuals Adizes, I.: Introduction to A’S/M, Manual No. 1. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: PAEI: The Diagnosis and treatment of Mismanagement (Instructor’s Manual), Manual No. 2. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: A’S/M Structure, Manual No. 3. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: Synerteam Formation and Functions, Manual No. 4. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: A’S/M Process, Manual No. 5. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute, (1978). Adizes, I.: A’S/M Phases, Manual No. 6. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: Syndag: Synergetic Diagnosis (Instructor’s Manual), Manual No. 7. Los Angeles, CA.: MDOR Institute, (1978). Adizes, I.: Predicting Managerial Effectiveness and Efficiency (Instructor’s Manual), Manual No. 8. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: Synergetic Organizational Scope Definition (Synerscope), Manual No. 9. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: Dialectic Convergence for the Management of Conflict, Manual No. 10. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute, (1978). Adizes, I.: Planning and Control, Manual No. 11. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978). Adizes, I.: Syndag - Participant’s workbook, Manual No. 12. (Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute 1978). Adizes, I.: A’S/M Incidents, Cases and Exercises, Manual No. 13. Los Angeles, CA: MDOR Institute (1978).

The above manuals are being translated to Spanish, Serbian, Chinese, and Swedish by various companies.

     Selected list of articles written about Dr. Ichak Adizes’ work in different newspapers, journals and magazines (by country) 

Albania

Organizohet seminar për “Menaxhmentin e ndryshmeve” . (1994, June). Kronikë ngjaresh.

Argentina

 Posner, B. & Burlingham, B. (1991, April).  El Nuevo Guru.  America Economia, Caceria de Empresas. 

Australia

McManus, G. (1993, November). Helping Out the Bosses. Melbourne Herald Sun.

Brazil

A Eterna Uventude. (1997, September/October). HSM Management. Professionalizacao Leva Empresa Ao Renascimento. (1997). Empressas & Tendencias. El Beneficio De Anticiparse. (1998, May/June). Gestion. Cohen, D. (1998, April). Sua Carreira E Um Tomago. Voce. Dividar Para Governar. (2003, May/June). HSM Management. Barros, I. (2003, September). Without Fear of Changes. Diario Do Comercio.

Denmark

Mortensen, E. (1978, September). Fuldendte ledere findes kun i laerebøger. Børsenjob. Mikkelsen, K. (1979, November). Ledelseskrisen under behandling af en management- doctor. Weekendavisen Berlingske Aften. Møller, J. (1980, March). Konflikter er nødvendige for erhvervslivet. Politiken Jørgensen, K. (1980, April). Den høje udvikling er ved at kvaele den enkeltes muligheder. Børsenjob Taenk på kundernes behov og ansattes trivsel. (1983, May) Børsen. Larsen, B. (1989, March). Glaedelig overraskelse fra Adizes Institute. Børsenjob. Adizes I Danmark – Opsang Fra En Guru. (1989, November). Dansk Kursus Magasin. Poulsen, T. (1995, July). Succeser starter altid indefra. Erhverv Job. El Salvador

Posner, B., & Burlinham, B. (1996). El Nuevo Guru. Comercio e Industria . Rodriguez Gonzalez, S. (2002, April). Synerteam. ¿Una nueva moda gerencial o una solución Rodriguez Gonzalez, S. (2002, May). Dieta para .... Empresas saludables. Industria. Rodriguez Gonzalez, S. (2002, June). Published in: Title: “¡.Hay que cambiar! Fácil hacerlo....¿Cómo hacerlo?” Industria Rodriguez Gonzáles, S. (2002, August). ¿Está mi empresa en peligro? ¿Cómo saberlo? Industria.

               permanente? Industria. 

Rodriguez Gonzalez, S. (2002, October). “¿Mi empresa crece o envejece? Industria.

France

Desfosse, J. (1981, March/April). Management a Double Commande. Expansion.

Germany

Hahn, M. (1995, February). Herbig Bechtle Universitas Wirtschaftsverlag. Den Bestand Des Unternehmens Auf Daner Sichern.

Greece

Seminario Adizes Otois Delfoys. (1996, July). Gyro-okopio.

Hungary

Adizes az egyes vezetési stílusok veszélyeirl. (1993, Spring). Menedzser Szeminárium. Hennessy , Jr., J. (1993, September). Brtekezletek és a Kölcsönös Bizalom és Megbecsülés. Mortgage Originator . Istevan-Dombi Gabor, C. (1993, September). Barmely rendszer sikeresse ge megjo solhato- allitja az uzleti siker filozofusa, Ichak Adizes. Piac-Gazdasag. Imre, T. (1994, December). Nem jo, ha az orvos azt a gyógyszert adja, amelyik éppen nála van. Magyar Hirlap. Gy, G. (1994, November). Eco Homo/A Maganyos Farkastol a Szaraz Taploig. Profit. Mitl jó egy menedzser? (1996, Summer). Detektor Plusz György, B. (1996, Fall). Tisztelt Szerkesztség! Magyar Hírlap.

Iceland Parkell. (1991, February). Aukin Tengsl Vid Markadi I Evropu Naudsyn. Morgunbladid. India Complementary role of manager stressed. (1979, November). The Times of India, Bombay. Sarin, A. (1986, March). Young tycoons’ secret parleys. India Express News Service Israel More than 50 articles in different magazines and newspapers Italy Intervista ad Ichak Adizes. (1994, October). Sistemi&empresa.

Japan Kubota, M. (2003, October). How To Compose And Build Your Team. President Title.

Macedonia

Vlezot vo Evropa moze da ja spasi Makedonija. (2006, January). Kapital. Zivotot e uciliste, (2006, January). Semeen Magazin. Palevski, P. (2002, May). Potrebna e zaednicka cel i doverba. Start.

Mexico

Diagnostico De La Direction De Las Empressas – El Metodo Adizes. (1982, March). Coparmax Iace. Martinez Reyes, A. (1993, August). Adizes. Comunicación.

Netherlands

Adizes Mismanagement. (1981, May). Management Total. Mismanagement-causes and treatment, nu vertaald. Prof. Adizes leidt in Kurhaus interstudium. 1981, May). Sales Magazine. Brune, F. (1981, May). Ichak Adizes, een nieuwe wonderdoener? Management total. Kuin, P. (1982, April). Mismanagement onder de loep. Management Total. Hoemsnes, O. (1980, September). Godt lederskaphva er det? Aftenposten. Schjander, N. (1980, December). Pass deg for laerebokledern. Han mislykkes! Ichak Adizes om lederens fallgruver og hvordan man unngår dem. Økonomist Rapport. Ledertypejeg? Jeg er en 00E0. (1980, September). Aftenposten. Isachsen, K. (1980, July). Hva gror I profetenes fotspor? et apropos til professor Ichak Adizes supershow. Økonomist Rapport. Skal forelese om “Lederens fallgruber”. (1980, August). Aftenposten. Asnoes, F. (1980, September). Ledelsesudvikling – en metode og dens anvendelse. NYT I Danmark. Bergman, B. (1981, June). Tre företag berättar om sina erfarenheter av Adizes Metod. Personal månniskor Schjander, N. (1985, Summer). Pass Deg Forlaerebok Ledern Han Mislykkes. Ekonomisk Rapport.

Slovenia

Berdnik, M. (1996, May). Za vekomaj Mlado podjetje. Manager. Marjan, L. (1997, April). Perfektnega menedžerja ni! Dnevnik. Caric, N. & Horvat, Z. (1994, December). Adizes – Najbolje Skrivena Menadzerska Tajna Amerike. Direktor.

Sweden

Adizes Synergetic Method. (1980). Den Svenska Marknade. Nya böcker. (1980, August). Svenska Arbetsgivarforbundet. Bergman, B. (1981, June). Den ideale företagsledaren existerar inte. Personal människor&arbete. Företagsledaren som bord vara fyra. (1982). Utveckland Affare. Lederen kan med det gode eksempel nå langt i jobbet. (1983, May). Børsenjob. Ichak Adizes samlade stor public på Berns. (1994, September). Bättre Ledarskap. Poulsen, E. (1995, Summer) Medarbejderne Kastede klager på bordet på krisemøde. Berlingske Erhverv. Poulse, T. (1995, July). Succeser starter altid indefra. Berlingske TidendeDate.

Turkey

Sotun varsa ükredin ya iyorsunuz demektir. (2004, April). Hürriyet. Ergin, B. (2004, April). Ya aminin Darwini. Milliyet. Sorun varsa firsat da var. (2004, April). Milliyet Ilkeler basariyi getirdi. (2004, April). Radikal.

Ukraine

Vperise v Ukraini. (2006, October). Ekspert. Efektivna Transformacija biznesu. (2006, October). Kompanion. Prizrak Idealnogo Menadzera. (2006, October). Upravlenie Kompaniei.

USA

YPF scholarship to Ichak Adizes. (1964, November). Enterprise YPO. Crouch, J. (1981, November). Corporate Therapist Diagnoses Companies Ills. Arizona Business Gazette Adizes does it again. (1981, May–June). Enterprise. Getting Along Aids Success. (1981). Lebanon News. Yuen, C. (1981). Manager’s Notes: Piecing Together Good Management. Art Post. Ismail, I. (1981). Productivity is the key word. Business Times. Althaus, D. (1981, January). Teamwork guru. Dallas Times Herald. Popeod, L. (1981). U.S. Managers: Too much true grit. United Press International. Roffwarg, S. (1985). Changing Corporate Cultures. MBA Executive. Hector, G. (1985, April). More Than Mortgages Ails Bank of America. Fortune. Schares, G. (1985). Inside the Bank of America. San Francisco Chronicle Newspress Changing Corporate Cultures. (1985, October/November). NBA Executive. Author: Editor Farhi, P. (1986, January). How Mighty BofA fell victim to flabbiness. San Fracisco Examiner Mayer, M. (1987, May). The Humbling Of Bank America. The New York Times Magazine. The Business World. Brady, L. (1991, December. Mishap doesn’t deep six EDS’ school project. Dallas Business Journal. Getting to Prime Date. (1991, January). Inc. Magazine. Blanchard, K. (1992, November) Published in: Learn to Work Together. Executive Edge. Kramer, F. (1992, November). Back To The Business: The New U.S. Business Paradigm. Investors Business. A Company in Prime Date. (1993, Fall) Agenda Title. Goldsmith, N. (1995). Interview in Business Technology. Business Technology. Turner, D. (1995, June). Adizes takes his conflict management know-how to troubled Macedonia. Los Angeles Business Journal Nakashima, J. (1995). Training Classes Harness Power of Teaming Masses. The Los Angeles Journal. More on “Ways Women Lead”. (1995, May). World Executives Digest. Fowler, E. (1977, September). Management the Team Approved at the Top. The New York Times. Burns, M. (1999). Consultant Met with Milosevic: In Serbia, Politics Trumps Sound Advice. Santa Barbara News Press. Packaging Machinery Manufacture Institute Title: Adizes to Speak at Spring Meeting. (1999, February). PMMI Reports. Schneider Starr, C. (1999). The Management Guru. Century City News. Nelson, F. (2003, September). Change Happens. Santa Barbara News Press.

Award[edit]

• Hebrew University Prize for scholarly excellence (1961). • Distinguished doctoral dissertation, Columbia University, New York (1968), • Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara, Calif. (1972) • Doctor Honoris Causa, St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia (2005). • Doctor Honoris Causa, State University of Management, Moscow (2006). • Doctor Honoris Causa, Russian Academy of Economics, Moscow (2007). • Doctor Honoris Causa, Sigmundum University, Belgrade (2007). • Doctor Honoris Causa, IECD University, Bled, Slovenia (2007). • Doctor Honoris Causa, Academy of Finance of the Russian Federation (2007). • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of MonteNegro (2008). • Doctor Honoris Causa, International Academy of Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan (2008). • Doctor Honoris Causa, IBS University, Vilnius, Lithuania (2008). • Doctor Honoris Causa, ISEBA, Riga, Latvia (2009) • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2010) • Doctor Honoris Causa Cornivus University, Budapest, Hungary ( 2010) • Doctor Honoris Causa University Kiev, Ukraine (2009) • Honorary Academic Advisor, IBS, Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation. • Academician, International Academy of Management, (2007). • Elected Foreign Member, Macedonian Academy of Arts and Science (2010) • Honorary Citizenship of Macedonia • Honorary Citizenship of Monte Negro • Honorary rank of Major, Israeli Defense Forces (2007) • Medal of Honor, Ellis Island Foundation (2010) • Honorary rank of Lieutenant Coronel, Israeli Defense Forces (2012) • Dean, Adizes Graduate School for the Study of Change and Leadership, (1994 - 2010) • Listed in: - Dictionary of International Bibliography, Volume IX (1972-73 editions), and Volume XI, (1974 edition). London: Melrose Press Ltd. - American Men & Women of Science (The Social & Behavioral Sciences). R. R. Bowker, C. Kinsman, and M. Tennenhouse, Eds., Twelfth Edition. New York & London: Jaques Cattell Press (1971). - Contemporary Authors, Volumes 33-36. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company (1973). - Who’s Who in The West, Reed Publishing (1975). - Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who Publishing (1991, 1992).

References[edit]

2. http://www.adizes.com 3. http://www.ichakadizes.com 4. http://www.adizesgraduateschool.org

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