Have you given your members the best possible guidance for ethical conduct in your industry or profession? Even organizations that have ethics codes on the books need to update them periodically to keep them relevant. The American Anthropological Association's recent ethics code revision is a model of successful collaboration.
Creating a code of conduct is just the start for an ethical association. A truly ethical association has leadership that models ethical behavior and is alert to gray areas.
Once you've passed the exam and earned your CAE, how do you stay sharp? Here are a few ideas for association executives who want to continue on the road of self-improvement.
Membership termination is counterintuitive for associations, which typically focus on recruiting members and keeping them. But sometimes, a member's misconduct requires that you show him or her the door. Examine these scenarios and strategies as you consider your association's membership termination policy.
In a Component Relations Virtual Roundtable discussion, two former component relations professionals who made the jump to CEO share some insider tips for a smooth transition into the C-suite.