History CZAND is a management consulting firm founded in 1981 to pursue the pioneering applications of Dr. C. Z. Wilson's innovations in strategic planning and organizational problem-solving. For over 20 years, CZAND has provided consulting services to government agencies, small businesses, insurance firms, universities, community-based organizations, and families. CZAND is a collaborative of professionals with a core team of associates and a large network of highly experienced recognized experts.
Mission CZAND is dedicated to building the human side of organizations from a problem-solving perspective that will be more responsive to the new challenges of ethnic and multicultural forces, changing community structures, changing business markets, and rapid advances in communication and information technology. We believe that increasing the capacities of people and organizations to solve complex problems is the primary pathway to greater productivity and quality of life improvements. Service Objective As households, community organizations, governments, businesses, and educational institutions enter the 21st century, they must be prepared to confront increasing uncertainties and environmental turbulence. They must also use unique and open problem-solving initiatives. CZAND's objective is to facilitate the development of such problem-solving capability through research, planning, training, counseling, and coaching. Czand will intervene, develop, and strengthen the resolve and capacity of households, organizations, and governments to act and to accomplish realistic outcomes.
In today's world of complexity and uncertainty, it is important that everyone engage in planning and organizing to reduce the stress and tensions of decision making. Resources must be organized and managed and focused. CZAND specializes in differentiating opportunities for personal and organizational growth from simply throwing resources at trendy ideas and getting mired in jargon-filled false starts. Organized collaborations must become tools for reducing risk and uncertainties as well as for using resources more effectively. Families, organizations, neighborhoods, and agencies must come together and learn how to prevail beyond crises. CZAND's services are designed to strengthen the learning and planning capabilities of people, allowing them to work together and improve productivity. Ultimately, we help you create a better quality of life.