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Spiral Dynamics and the Cultural Evolution of Organizations, a talk by Dr. Bruce L. Gibb

Sponsored by: Fowler Center for Sustainable Value

Speaker(s): Dr. Bruce Gibb

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Eastern)

On Wednesday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value will host a talk by Dr. Bruce L. Gibb, an expert in Spiral Dynamics and the cultural evolution of organizations.

Spiral Dynamics identifies eight levels of cultural evolution through which individuals, organizations, and societies pass as they deal with increasing complexity and scope in their environments or life conditions. 

Dr. Bruce Gibb's talk will address the general world views organizations at each level, what they value, how they behave, and examples of behaviors and organizations who are at each level, and what strategies to use to foster sustainability at each level.

About Bruce Gibb

Dr. Bruce Gibb, an organizational psychologist, has been in private practice since 1973. His expertise is in developing the human aspects of organizations. He specializes in the design and the creation of socio-technical systems or the conversion of classical organizations to socio-technical systems. Building adaptive organization cultures is one of his competencies. He is co-creator of a whole systems change methodology now commonly used in organizational development. He has worked with international organizations as well as in a dozen countries outside of the United States in agricultural, industrial, energy, financial, governmental, health, military and educational sectors. Since 2001 he has been studying and applying SDi concepts of cultural evolution in his practice.

After obtaining a Master in Public Affairs degree from Princeton University, he was the training support officer in Peru for the Institute of Public Administration of New York. Dr. Gibb then served the Ford Foundation as a program officer in New York and as assistant representative in Chile. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in organizational psychology.

The Fowler Center will provide a vegetarian lunch for attendees; REGISTER for this event. This event is open to the public. Feel free to share this information with anyone you think may be interested in attending.

Location
Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 202
11119 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235
United States

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