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Object of Rotary

Object of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

RI Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives

Goal 1:

Eradicate Polio
Advocate for funding and human resources for completion of the eradication effort are committed by The Rotary Foundation and global partners.

Maintain a high level of awareness of Rotarys involvement in the polio eradication effort among Rotarians and the general public.

Participate in global strategic planning to achieve certification by the earliest possible date.

Goal 2:

Sharpen Program Focus
Create a process for identifying, developing, implementing and evaluating a consistent multi-year program of service, for endorsement by each COL, and eliminate the annual change of program focus by the President and/or Board of RI.

Create a program focus that unites clubs in their efforts and provides opportunity, flexibility, and encouragement to individual Rotary clubs to respond to the needs of their communities.

Pursue opportunities for cooperating with other organizations to better achieve our program objectives.

Pursue opportunities for cooperating with other organizations to better achieve our program objectives.

Goal 3:

Select New Corporate Program Focus
Develop the criteria that will be used to select a future corporate program, including a standard measure of success.

Develop a process to identify a future corporate program.
Develop a plan to build organizational consensus for the selected corporate program.

Goal 4:

Refine Governance/Leadership Structure
Develop a plan and process that will more effectively utilize the organization’s management resources to achieve greater efficiency in service to Rotary Clubs.

Prepare legislative proposals that define the authority of the organization’s president, Board and leadership in regard to approved organizational focus, plans, programs and expenditures.

Prepare legislative proposals that provide sustained focus over time for the organization’s programs and that also provides for the Strategic Planning Committee to prepare a report annually for the Board, which in turn must report to the Council on Legislation (COL) when in session.

Identify the core values of RI as they pertain to matters of governance, and incorporate such values into the constitution documents and the code of policies.
Define the respective roles of those involved in governance at all levels.

Goal 5:

Improve Training and Education at all Levels
Make an in-depth analysis to determine the knowledge and skills necessary for all club, district, and senior international leadership positions and also assess the effectiveness of the current training program.

Develop training programs to provide the knowledge and skills identified.

Goal 6:

Expand and Integrate Membership Globally
Create and implement a plan that provides for the recognition and preservation of cultural diversity within the organization.

Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for membership development and retention based on assessment of current practices.

Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for the extension of Rotary to all countries and communities able to sustain a club.

Emphasize the importance of relevant weekly meetings that provide members with opportunities for business and personal development.

Goal 7:

Enhance Public Image
Develop a review process to determine the success of the current public image campaign.

Optimize the opportunities to enhance the public image of Rotary in conjunction with centennial objectives, with particular emphasis on the Chicago area in 2004-05.

Ensure a diversified approach to public relations utilizing all media and recognizing regional differences.

Action Plan development and implementation
COL approved a Strategic Planning Standing Committee to oversee the strategic planning process on a long-term basis. The Board has charged this committee with reviewing all proposals developed by the Action Planning Teams to meet the stated goals and objectives of the plan prior to submitting them for Board action. There is one Action Planning Team for each goal comprised of volunteers appointed on an annual basis by the President and staff members appointed by the General Secretary. In addition, all chairs of any RI committees, task forces or resource groups related to the main goals are invited to participate as ex officio members of the appropriate team.