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Harald Solaas (deceased)
Organization Development Consultant
Harald Solaas y Asociados

A special web page celebrating Harald's life and his many contributions to the field and to the Global Organization Design Society can be found at:

Harald Solaas obtained his degree of Psicólogo Laboral (industrial psychologist) at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata in 1967. He performed as a company officer in several companies and in various capacities for many years after graduation. His most significant experience was in SHELL C.A.P.S.A., local Argentine company of the SHELL Group. 

Harald is in private practice as an organizational and HR consultant since 1991. He has conducted a variety of organizational programs in a wide range of industries and in governmental administration. He adopted RO theory as the theoretical and technical foundation for all his work in 1995. Since then he has been devoted to professional practice and theoretical research on RO.

Between 1997 and 2000, Solaas participated in a large project in which Dr. Elliott Jaques acted as a consultant. In the course of this project and afterwards he kept an intense exchange of theoretical and technical material with Dr. Jaques.

Harald has taught in several universities in Argentina, and currently holds the Chair of Análisis y Diseño Organizacional at the Maestría en Psicología Empresaria y Organizacional at the Universidad de Belgrano.

He has written a book on the evaluation of individual potential and a large number of articles published in several magazines and journals.

Degrees and certifications

  • Psicólogo Laboral - (Industrial Psychologist) - Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina 1967

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.
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
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
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