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icon pds site The Not-for-Profit Executive Team: What makes it work well?
Six ingredients critical to the effective performance of the executive team. Article published in the Association Agenda (Canadian Society of the Association Executives). 

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Article published in Imagine Canada's newsletter of May 31, 2016.
Reviewing the performance of a nonprofit executive director is a key board responsibility, yet it is often neglected or postponed while the board deals with other issues.

icon pds bibliographies Five Good Ideas: Practicals Strategies for Non-Profit Success, Alan Broadbent and Ratna Omidvar, Coach House Books, 2011, 250p. It’s no secret. Managers working in the non-profit sector wear many hats and have to be awfully good at doing many things.
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No Shortcuts to Employee Engagement : Ways to Create Real Employee Engagemen from the Ground Up, Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, February-March 2014, pp.22-26. Before you can make much progress in increasing employee engagement, you need an accurate understanding of what's like to work at your organization right now.
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Converting office politics into positive energy, Mark Cohen, February-March 2014, pp.19-21. Interacting with people is challenging, as we all have strengths, shortcoming, quirks and idiosyncrasies.
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What the Next Generation of Association Leaders Really Want from Future Employers and How They May Be Equipped to Help Associations Adapt to the Future, Jack Shand, February-March 2014, pp.10-16. Change is occurring and it needs new thinking, but Boards will continue to respond to action that is justifiable and constructive.
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The Payback for Paying A to Organizational Culture, Bob Haig, February-March 2012, pp.27-34. Like most of us, your calendar reveal a lot of unplanned activity and more.
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Staying True, Staying the Course, Lessons From 10 Successful Community Service  Organizations in British Columbia, 1997-2008. It is not sufficient for a voluntary community service organization to merely survive the vagaries of funding or the turbulence of constantly changing social conditions. The challenge is not only to survive, but to do so with the organization's integrity intact.
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Employers of youth. A list of programs and services specific to the needs of employers

Human capital is an organization’s greatest asset.

Recruiting, training and retaining committed and competent employees and volunteers is a daily challenge. Organizations face a constantly changing operational reality.