O'Donoghue says that the ASQ and ROQ have agreed to a relationship based on a bias for action, a willingness to experiment and a strong element of mutual trust. Specific areas for exploration and action include:
- Both organizations will work together to develop a strategic plan of cooperation.
- Both organizations desire to participate in the "ASQ Worldwide Research Initiative" as the world looks for new tools and techniques to drive performance excellence.
- ASQ will provide ROQ with a developmental workshop on association management in order to transfer best practices of western organizations to ROQ.