What We Do
Leadership development focuses on a wide range of skills, including communication, problem-solving, decision-making, strategic thinking, and the ability to motivate and inspire others. It also involves developing emotional intelligence, self-awareness, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with others.
Culture development involves a range of activities and initiatives that promote and reinforce the desired cultural norms and values within an organization. It's important because a positive and productive culture can improve engagement, performance, and retention.
This ultimately contributes to the success of an organization. A strong culture can also attract top talent and create a positive reputation.
We utilize 50 years of best practices to create custom solutions for your organization. These can be scoped out during the onboarding process.
Executive coaching can focus on a variety of areas such as leadership skills, communication skills, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, decision-making, and other key competencies. The coach works with the executive to set goals and develop action plans to achieve those goals. They also provide feedback, guidance, and support as the leader progresses through their development journey.
It is often prescribed by organizations as a tool to develop their high-potential employees or to support leaders in transition or facing new challenges. It can also be used to address performance issues or to prepare leaders for new roles or responsibilities. Executive coaching can be a highly effective way to develop leaders and improve organizational performance.
There are several reasons why an organization may choose to use our team for strategic planning:
The Oklahoma Quality Foundation can provide an objective perspective on the organization's current situation and future direction. This can be especially valuable when some internal politics or biases could influence decision-making.
The Oklahoma Quality Foundation can bring expertise in strategic planning, including best practices, industry benchmarks, and insights from working with other organizations. This expertise can help ensure the strategic plan is well-informed and effective.
The Oklahoma Quality Foundation can facilitate the strategic planning process, ensuring that all relevant stakeholders are involved and engaged. This can help ensure that everyone's voices are heard, and the resulting plan has broad buy-in and support.
The Oklahoma Quality can help accelerate the strategic planning process, using their expertise and experience to streamline the process and avoid common pitfalls. This can help organizations achieve their goals more quickly and efficiently.
The Oklahoma Quality Foundation can provide accountability for the strategic planning process, ensuring that the plan is developed and implemented effectively. They can also help monitor progress and make adjustments as necessary, helping to ensure the plan remains relevant and effective.
Overall, using The Oklahoma Quality Foundation for strategic planning can help organizations gain an objective perspective, bring expertise and insights, facilitate the process, increase efficiency, and provide accountability. Our experts can help organizations develop effective strategic plans that drive success and achieve their goals. Typically, our organizations deploy and realize 100% of their strategic plan.
Gap Analysis + Feedback
Gap analysis is a process used to compare an organization's current state to its desired or expected state. It involves identifying the gaps or differences between the current and desired states and developing a plan to close those gaps.
It's broadly applicable and can be applied in various areas of an organization such as performance, processes, systems, skills, and knowledge.
Gap analysis can be a useful tool for organizations to identify areas where improvement is needed and develop a plan to achieve their goals. It helps organizations to focus their resources and efforts in areas that will have the most impact on achieving their desired outcomes.
Leadership networking is important for several reasons. First, it allows leaders to stay up-to-date on industry trends, best practices, and new opportunities. Second, it provides access to a diverse range of perspectives and ideas, which can help leaders to think creatively and solve problems more effectively. Finally, leadership networking can lead to new business opportunities, partnerships, and collaborations.
Proven Best Practices
The Baldrige Framework is a comprehensive set of criteria used to evaluate and improve organizational performance. There's no reason to recreate the wheel! We utilize a process that has withstood the test of time.
The Baldrige Framework emphasizes the importance of teamwork and collaboration in achieving organizational excellence. Effective teams are essential for achieving strategic objectives and driving innovation and improvement.