Programs


Recent Projects

MIQOLS is essentially a non-profit think tank. Much of the work we have done in the past focused on conducting conferences, workshops, and seminars at universities and NGOs to promote the science of quality-of-life research in various contexts (e.g., community indicator projects, national indicator project, tourism and quality-of-life indicators, quality-of-work-life indicators, indicators of corporate social performance, indicators of health-related quality-of-life).

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Research Programs

An important objective of MIQOLS is the development of evaluation programs based on quality-of-life measures and methods. Quality-of-life measures and methods are performance measures that go beyond the traditional measures of cost efficiency and productivity effectiveness. These performance measures and methods are designed to assist in strategic decision-making in turbulent and complex environments--technology, social/cultural, economic, and/or political environments.

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Educational Programs

An important objective of MIQOLS is to develop educational programs for managers related to management and quality-of-life issues. All educational programs are typically customized to the needs organizational clients and are frequently administered on site or a neighboring conference facility.

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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.

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