While many associations pivoted during the pandemic to quickly create products that brought in new revenue, a focus on long-term product development is also important. Two experts discuss innovation and long-term goals when creating new products.
The Literacy Research Association recently released a report calling for racial justice in the field. The organization wants its new report to spur real change in a field that regularly ignores racial components of literacy research.
Communication debt may start at an individual level, but an expert on attention management says that its impacts can be felt throughout the association—and tempered by an effective organizational response.
The revenue impact of COVID-19 has made some associations rethink how much they should keep in reserves and hone revenue strategies to ensure they align with the group’s core values and member needs.
The Project Management Institute reports that organizations have been more likely to meet their business goals and reduce waste with projects during the pandemic, despite remote operations. Also: Roller coasters need pandemic precautions, too.
Gaming, baking, gardening, and crafting have all seen a huge surge of interest since the pandemic began—and their associations took advantage of the opportunity.
A new fellowship program aims to propel the careers of young African-American journalists, giving them the chance to gain real-world skills and insights while working closely with the editorial team of a prominent news organization.
From the Capitol riot to recent mass killings of Asian Americans, events with widespread societal impact are causing some associations to speak out. A communication expert discusses the ins and outs of issuing a statement and the importance of having a crisis communication plan.
As groups consider an open-access model for their publications and other resources, three associations recently made the decision to offer their joint project for free online. The move is expected to benefit members, while not negatively impacting finances.
Between federal laws and staff needing to take time off for illness or to care for relatives or children during the pandemic, leave policies can feel like a tangled web. An expert offers tips for creating leave policies that work for staff and employers and comply with leave laws.