Sergey Ivanov, Ph.D.

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Sergey Ivanov, Ph.D.
Organization Design
University of the District of Columbia

Dr. Sergey Ivanov is Professor of Management at the School of Business and Public Administration, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, USA.

His professional practice and scholarly interests are in the field of scientific organizational research in government, multinationals, and military organizations.

He received Ph.D. from The George Washington University’s School of Business, working under the leadership of Dr. Elliott Jaques on dynamic theories in organizational science.

Professor Ivanov has taught management and organizational courses at the University of the District of Columbia, as well as The George Washington University, for over a decade, and provided consultancy services to a wide variety of organizations, including the U.S. Department of Defense, Fortune 1000 Corporations, and others clients.

More information about Dr. Sergey Ivanov is available at, where he freely answers questions and shares ideas.

His book, Why Organizations Fail: Organizational Studies Based on Theories of Dr. Elliott Jaques Jan 1, 2017 is available from

Dr. Ivanov's address:

Department of Management, 38-220
School of Business and Public Administration
University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008


Degrees and certifications

Ph.D., Management, The George Washington University

M.S., Information Systems Technology, The George Washington University

B.B.A., Business Administration, The George Washington University

A.S., Science, Northern Virginia Community College

Contact Info

Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
Dr. Gerry Kraines, the firms principal, combines Harry Levinson's leadership frameworks with Elliott Jaques's Requisite Organization. He worked closely with Jaques over many years, has trained more managers in these methods than anyone else in the field, and has developed a comprehensive RO-based software for client firms.
Founded as an assessment consultancy using Jaques's CIP methods, the US-based firm expanded to talent pool design and management, and managerial leadership practice-based work processes
Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
A Toronto requisite organization-based consultancy with a wide range of executive coaching, training, organization design and development services.
A Sweden-based consultancy, Enhancer practices time-span based analysis, executive assessment, and provides due diligence diagnosis to investors on acquisitions.
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations