Articles by Prof. Adizes

Anal izando los Extremos

Como la tierra es redonda, también las diferencias son redondas. Comienza desde Los Ángeles y ve al este, cada vez más y más y podrías terminar de vuelta en Los Ángeles. Si llegas al odio extremo, podrías experimentar el comienzo del amor. Lo sabemos a partir del síndrome de Estocolmo, donde los prisioneros se enamoran de su guardián. Y si vas al extremo del amor, podrías experimentar el comienzo del odio. Es por eso que las peleas más extenuantes y dolorosas se dan entre las personas que antes eran amantes o, entre hermanos, hermanas, padres e hijos que solían amarse.


Never disempower yourself. We need to unite with the Guru, with the human Master. We might choose to practice the rituals of a religion, but not at the cost of nullifying ourselves or, worse, not listening to God’s will communicated directly to us through the heart when we meditate.

When Teamwork doesn't work

It is not always true that companies suffer under autocratic management. Companies in their infancy, or in deep trouble, require a strong arm to keep them on course. A participative management approach at this stage may be inappropriate.

Learn to work together

In his book, Corpora Lifecycles: How and Why Corporations Grow and Die and What to Do About It, Ichak Adizes introduced the concept that all companies go through predictable stages of growth. His latest book, Mastering Change: The Power of Mutual Trust and Respect emphasizes his belief that "You have to learn how to work well with a variety of people if you want your company (or your personal life), to operate at its peak.