Management Programs


An important objective of MIQOLS is the development of management programs to help organizations serve their stakeholders and enhance their well being. The development of management programs is typically guided by a good understanding of the research on quality-of-life stduies. The typical project involves consulting for an organization to help develop a management program or an organizational strategy to enhance the well being of one or more of the organization's stakeholder, i.e., customers, distributors, suppliers, stockholders, employees, local community, and the environment. Consulting projects usually do not require primary data collection. Secondary information sources are used for consulting purposes. Examples of consulting projects that MIQOLS has a great deal of competency include:

Management programs and consulting for federal and state government agencies:

  • Human resource strategies to recruit and train ethical leaders in government
  • Developing strategies to enhance accountability in revenue management

Management programs and consulting related to local, regional, and municipal governmental agencies:

  • Planning for sustainable development at the community level
  • How to develop community programs to combat overconsumption and materialism

Educational and training seminars related to business organizations:

  • Developing a long-term strategic plan for the organization
  • Developing a company mission statement
  • Developing a company code of ethics
  • Developing a marketing plan to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Developing quality-of-work life programs in the organization
  • Strategies to recruit and retain people of high integrity and character

Educational and training seminars related to non-profit organizations:

  • Developing a social advertising plan for a non-profit organization
  • Developing a social marketing plan for a non-profit organization

Educational and training seminars related to travel and tourism organizations:

  • Strategies to develop tourism programs that can enhance the quality of life tourists
  • Strategies to minimize the costs and maximize the benefits of tourism on a host community

Educational and training seminars related to health care organizations:

  • Strategies for corporate health systems to enhance community health
  • Strategies for a hospital or a clinic to enhance patient satisfaction with health care services

Educational and training seminars related to media organizations:

  • Developing a long-term strategic plan for a media organization
  • Strategies for a media organization to develop socially responsible programming

Educational and training seminars related to institutions of higher education:

  • Developing strategies to develop extra-curricula programs that can enhance students' quality of school life
  • Developing management programs that can enhance the quality of work life of faculty and staff