WHAT IS A PRIME ORGANIZATION AND HOW TO AVOID AGING
March 31, 2012
Hosted by Dr. Ichak Adizes
In this program, I discuss what typical mistakes managers make and how to avoid them. I analyze the difference between managers and mismanagers. I describe how organizations grow, age and die. I explain why and how to bring a company to prime and maintain its position there.
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The program will begin with a lecture and examples format. As the season continues, Dr. Adizes will interview CEO’s that have provided effective leadership to their companies.
Topics for the show will include How to predict if a company is well managed or not; Management/ mismanagement styles: how to predict who will do well; What is considered normal and abnormal for a start-up company; The pitfalls of being a founder of a company; Why partners start to fight and why; What it means to be a prime company, at the top of its capabilities; Signs of organizational aging; How to rejuvenate a bureaucracy; What makes a company successful; and How to manage your future today among many others.
Dr. Ichak Adizes
Dr. Ichak Adizes is one of the leading management experts in the world. He was selected by Leadership Excellence Journal among the top 30 Thought Leaders of America and by Executive Excellence Journal among the top 30 consultants of America. For his contribution to management theory and practice, he has been awarded 15 honorary doctorates, two honorary citizenships, and the honorary rank of Major from the military. For his contribution to humanity, he was selected by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation to be the recipient of the 2010 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Dr. Adizes served as a tenured faculty member at UCLA; a Visiting Professor at Stanford, Tel Aviv and Hebrew Universities; and was on the teaching staff of the Columbia University Executive Program, New York City.
Dr. Ichak Adizes is the Founder and President of the Adizes Institute, Santa Barbara, California, a leading international consulting company, which applies his unique methodology for managing accelerated change for exceptional results. The Institute was ranked by Leadership Excellence as one of the top 10 consulting organizations in the United States in 2011.
He has published 14 books. His book, Corporate Lifecycles: How Organizations Grow and Die and What to Do About It, was named one of the ten best business books of the year by The Library Journal.
Dr. Adizes resides in Santa Barbara, California, with his family.