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George Labovitz

Expert in Organizational Alignment, Integration, Strategies, and Quality Management.
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    HealthcareBusiness Strategy

    Background. Dr. Labovitz is the founder and CEO of ODI (Organizational Dynamics), an international management training and consulting company, and a professor of management and organizational behavior at the Boston University Graduate School of Management. He counsels senior executives on organizational alignment and strategy execution and quality and productivity improvement methodologies.

    Dr. Labovitz has published or contributed to management articles in Fortune, Wall Street Journal, Quality Progress, and Quality Management in Healthcare. He is also the co-author of Making Quality Work and lead author of the best-selling book The Power of Alignment.His latest book, Rapid Realignment: Leading, Refocusing and Mobilizing the Organization was released in June 2012.

    Dr. Labovitz has presented keynote addresses to diverse domestic and international audiences, including annual and national meetings and world congresses in Singapore, Jerusalem and Euro-Disney. He has delivered numerous presentations to ODI’s international customer base, which includes 12 of Fortune’s “Top 20 Companies” and has twice been the plenary speaker at the annual meeting of the Federal Quality Institute. He has also made presentations to the command structure of the United States Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

    Distinguished and diverse. ODI was twice named in Inc. magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing privately held U.S. companies, and it was also chosen by the United States Postal Service as the Quality Supplier Award Winner in the small service company category from among 60,000 suppliers.

    Dr. Labovitz received Boston University’s highest teaching award, the Metcalf Cup and Prize. He has also been a distinguished visiting lecturer at the Naval, Air Force, and Army War Colleges. Dr Labovitz served as national consultant in administration to the Surgeon General of the Navy and the Surgeon General of the Air Force. He was also a consultant on alignment to the chief of naval operations and has served on the board of trustees at Boston Children’s’ Hospital and the CHMC/Dana Farber Cancer Center.

    He frequently works as a faculty member in executive programs at Boston University, The Defense Acquisition University, the University of North Carolina, and the Harvard Business School, and he is an adjunct faculty member at the Naval Postgraduate School.

    Dr. Labovitz holds a BS from Boston University, an MBA from Boston College, and a PhD from Ohio State University. Prior to his graduate studies, he served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force and was also a pilot and aircraft commander.

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