For more than forty years, Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes has developed, tested and documented the proprietary methodology that bears his name. The Adizes Methodology for Organizational transformation provides tools for corporations, governments, and not-for-profit organizations to achieve exceptional results and manage accelerated change without destructive conflict. Leadership Excellence magazine named Dr. Adizes one of the Top Thirty Thought Leaders on Leadership, and The Holmes Report named him as one of the Best Communicators Among World Leaders for 2017 alongside Pope Francis, Angela Merkle, and the Dalai Lama. In 2019, Dr. Adizes received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Academy of Management.
In recognition of his contributions to management theory and practice, Dr. Adizes has received twenty-two honorary doctorates from universities in eleven countries. He is an honorary chancellor of the University of Fredericton, Canada, an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Israeli military, and a recipient of the 2010 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
He has been made an honorary citizen of two countries for his contribution to their governments. Dr. Adizes is a fellow of the International Academy of Management and a former tenured faculty member at UCLA. He has taught as a visiting professor at Stanford University, Tel Aviv University, and Hebrew University and a lecturer at the Columbia University Executive Program. He has served as dean of the Adizes Graduate School for the Study of Collaborative Leadership and Constructive Change and is currently an academic advisor to the International School of Management for the Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation.