Larry partners with clients to navigate complex change by strengthening and aligning people, processes, and strategy.
Larry helps clients get results by creating customized solutions that are grounded in state-of-the-art theory while also being practical and user-friendly. Whether creating a “Total Learning Architecture” (People), implementing a Lean Six Sigma initiative (Processes), or facilitating a “Strategic Fitness Planning process (Strategy), he integrates the recognition of organizations as non-linear, “complex adaptive systems” (Alignment) into all of his projects.
Mr. Solow brings real-world, hands-on experience and expertise to every client relationship. Larry has more than 25 years of internal and external change management experience. As an internal change agent, he has served as the Director of Continuous Improvement at Harley-Davidson and as Manager, Total Quality for a division of Honeywell (formally AlliedSignal Aerospace).
He also boasts a wide range of external consulting experience. In the manufacturing sector, he has coached and consulted for Alcan Packaging, Mattel, York International, SKF USA, and Tyco. Service sector clients include South Jersey Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida, and Federal Express. He also has consulted with not-for-profit institutions including UNICEF, Rotary International, and Amnesty International.
Larry earned a graduate degree in Organizational Communication from Temple University following his BA degree in Human Communication from Rutgers University. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has been certified as a “Human Systems Dynamics Professional” (HSDP) by the HSD Institute. He has presented at ASTD, SIETAR, IQPC, IAF, SHRM, Project World, Project Summit, Chaos Network, and other major professional conferences.
Larry has co-authored a book titled: “What Works for GE May Not Work for You: Using Human Systems Dynamics to Build a Culture of Process Improvement” (Productivity Press, 2010). Learn more about the book by visiting its website: https://www.crcpress.com/What-Works-for-GE-May-Not-Work-for-You-Using-Human-Systems-Dynamics-to/Solow-Fake/9781439825990. He also authored Chapter 9, “A Comprehensive Approach to Organizational Learning: Total Learning Architecture” for the book, “Learning Architectures: Building Organizational and Individual Learning” by Warren R. Wilhelm. Larry was also featured on the internet radio show “Success Becomes You.”