As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, several membership organizations are working to promote better understanding of the dangers of unsafe driving practices such as texting and using a hands-free device.
As craft beer continues to grow, the association for small, independent brewers is making a push to ensure quality-control problems don't threaten the industry's future.
Why it’s not enough to just reach out to millennials, it’s time to help them. Also: How you can improve your association’s design expertise before the next event. We’ve covered the shifting demographic landscape before, with associations increasingly having to adjust to the preferences of younger members and audiences. Shelly Alcorn, CAE, at Alcorn Associates, […]
A call for the resignation of the American Angus Association's CEO ultimately led to the departure of multiple employees. Can you be transparent about staff turmoil without fueling gossip?
With the rancher and activist becoming a bit of a political flash point due to his decadeslong dispute with the Bureau of Land Management, the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association released a statement this week supporting Bundy’s situation—but not the actions of his supporters.
As school districts look for ways to evaluate and improve teacher performance, many turn to statistics to quantify how they’re doing. But those formulas aren’t flawless, says the American Statistical Association, which is urging caution in measuring teacher performance via “value-added” models.
In a decision that could change the long-standing focus of the organization, the American Association of Suicidology voted this month to expand its mission to include those who have attempted suicide, but survived. The association says the change could help with prevention efforts.
With the federal government considering building an information-sharing platform for retailers, the National Retail Federation took some steps of its own in that direction this week.
When the office is in chaos, leaders can save the day the Captain America way. Also: Get your uncertain members to return by observing their actions.
How one of the tech world’s biggest companies became a lobbying force in Washington. Also: A peek into a difficult year for nonprofits. Google’s on our browsers, in our phones—and now, increasingly, in our nation’s capital. So what’s the Silicon Valley titan up to on Capitol Hill, and how does its recent lobbying actions apply […]