Rank: Certified Senior Principal Associate
Home Office: Santa Barbara, USA
Languages: English, Hebrew, Spanish and Serbian
Phases Certified: I,II,III,IV,V,VI,VII,VIII,IX,X,XI
Year First Certified: 1973
Over the course of more than 40 years, Dr. Ichak KalderonAdizes has developed and refined a proprietary meth- odology that bears his name. The Adizes Methodology enables corporations, governments, and complex organi- zations to achieve exceptional results and manage accel-erated change without destructive conflicts. LeadershipExcellence 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.
In recognition of his contributions to management theory and practice, Dr. Adizes has received 17 honorary doc- torates from Universities in ten countries. He is honorary Chancellor of the University of Fredericton, Canada, re- ceived the 2010 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, holds the hon- orary rank of lieutenant colonel from the military and has been made an honorary citizen of two Eastern European countries.
Dr Adizes is a Fellow of the International Academy of Man- agement and has served as a tenured faculty member at UCLA. He was a visiting professor at Stanford, Tel Aviv and Hebrew Universities and taught at the Columbia University Executive Program. He also served as Dean 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 of the Adizes Institute, based in Santa Barbara, California, an international consulting company that applies the Adizes Methodology for clients in the pub- lic and private sectors. The Adizes Institute was ranked as one of the top ten consulting organizations in the United States by Leadership Excellence Journal. In addition toconsulting to prime ministers and cabinet-level officersthroughout 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 17 books that have been published in 26 languag- es. His book Corporate Lifecycles: How Organizations Grow and Die and What to Do about It (subsequently revised, expanded and republished as Managing Corpo- rate Lifecycles) was named one of the Ten Best Business Books by Library Journal.