Organizational Innovation and Ventura County Innovates
Presented by: Darrell Gooden
When: December 8, 2015
Time: 6:30 dinner and socializing, 7:00 Meeting
Where: NuSil Technology LLC, 1050 Cindy Lane, Carpinteria, CA
Cost: $15 (includes a sandwiches, salad and drinks)
Summary: Presentation will cover organizational innovation and the Adizes methodology. Areas covered will be management and mismanagement styles, the management map, and organizational lifecycle. For more information please go to:
http://www.adizes.com/ to get an idea about the Adizes Program.
Darrell Gooden served as an internal consulting with the United States Navy for over 20 years. He is on the faculty of the Adizes Graduate School instructing the Organizational Change Management course called Spiral Dynamics Integral (SDi). He is a certified Adizes Associate and lectures as a practitioner in both organizational cultural change and the Adizes Methodology. He has presented at the World Future Society, the Beijing's Conference on Human Capital Strategy; he has also presented on topics such as innovation, Business Process Reengineering and Lean Six Sigma in Brazil, Canada, Portugal, Denmark, Serbia and France.
He established and led the Navy Lean Six Sigma College West Coast Campus. Darrell served as the Transformation Manager & Senior Strategic Planner at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division. He co-designed and led the command's deployment to help institutionalize Lean Six Sigma across the Navy. During his tenure the organization won the Nation Shingo Prize Silver Medallion for Operational Excellence and the California Award for Excellence (CA Baldrige Award).
Darrell currently serves as an Industry Liaison for Transportation, Engineering, Energy, and Environment with the VC Innovates organization. VC Innovates manages a $23M grant focused on aligning education with regional industry partner's needs.
He has received numerous awards and recognition including the Federal Computer Week's prestigious Federal 100 Award. The Federal 100 Award recognizes government and industry leaders who have played pivotal roles in the federal government IT community. Mr. Gooden is currently a PhD candidate in the Adizes Graduate School, in the Transnational Studies program. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management of Information Systems from the University of Redlands, CA and a Master of Science Degree in Technology Management from Pepperdine University.
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