Organizational Excellence

Engage. Simplify. Enable the Mission


  • How We Work - Wooden Figures

    How We Work

    Quality Improvement and Change Management - A Powerful Combination

  • Flying Man

    Five Behaviors to Create an Innovative Culture

    Discover the behaviors that drive an innovation culture.  More>

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    Organizational DNA

    An organization's personality and it's impact.

  • wildflowers ecosystem change

    Transformational Change: An Ecosystem Approach

    What if our organizational change agents interacted like the players in natural ecosystems so that transformational change was truly widespread, dominant, and self-sustaining?

  • Why Grit is Important - Rock Climber


    Even the best fail.  What do they do differently?  Discover grit.



What are the underlying organizational and cultural design factors that define an organization's personality and determine whether it is strong or weak in executing strategy?

Focusing on a few critical behaviors can help an organization become more innovative.  So, what are these key behaviors?  More>


Pat Hogan |

Executive Vice President/COO

"We are aspiring not only to world-class teaching and research, but also to world-class performance in effectiveness and efficiency. Excellence in every aspect of the University is essential to leverage our core strengths and distinctions and meet the goals of our strategic plan."

Bob Pianta |

Dean, Curry School of Education/Chair, Org Ex Leadership Council

"Organizational Excellence unifies and aligns our efforts to support and advance core mission activities. Through collaboration and partnerships, we seek an optimal service architecture for high-quality education, research and scholarship."