Board diversity is still a challenge at nonprofits and for-profits alike. Solutions will require actively thinking about strategic needs—and noticing the people raising their hands to help.
When employees serve in multiple roles, leaders are under pressure to manage better—which calls for a more questioning, encouraging management style.
A recent study connects a strategic plan with optimism among association leaders and staffers. That's great—just make sure the board is engaged too.
Association leaders need to think ahead. But don't dismiss looking at the past for ways to do that.
When the American Astronomical Society had a chance to acquire a magazine earlier this year, the price tag was hefty. But it opened a conversation about opportunities and mission.
Associations don’t last 100 years by accident. Here’s what some associations have learned about what it takes to make it to a centennial—and set themselves up to thrive in their second century.
The Georgia Association of Convenience Stores wins a few battles in the fight against human trafficking.
How the Water Environment Federation reduces flooding in its conference cities.
How you refer to your global members can have a big impact on your global strategy. the terms an association uses to describe its members can say a lot about what it thinks of them. If you describe your members as either “American” or “international,” you run the risk of marginalizing members around the world […]
Accelerating change is putting more pressure on boards to be alert to disruption and respond quickly to it. A new study suggests how they can do that work.