Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot Blog

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

Obama Administration Updates Guidelines for Conference Spending

Associations Now

The Office of Management and Budget has released new conference spending guidelines that could help federal government employees more easily attend conferences. The post Obama Administration Updates Guidelines for Conference Spending appeared first on Associations Now

Business Roundtable Governance Guidelines Add Diversity Focus

Associations Now

The post Business Roundtable Governance Guidelines Add Diversity Focus appeared first on Associations Now

Nonprofits Get New Guidelines for Presenting Financials

Associations Now

More than two decades after issuing rules and regulations for nonprofits on how to present and share their financials, the Financial Accounting Standards Board hopes to simplify things for these organizations, as well as their donors, by issuing new guidelines.

Medical Groups Collaborate on Mobile Health App Guidelines

Associations Now

These guidelines, which will be available online by the end of 2017, will direct app developers as well as inform consumers and healthcare professionals using these tools. “We’re The post Medical Groups Collaborate on Mobile Health App Guidelines appeared first on Associations Now

CEA Issues New Privacy Guidelines For Wellness Devices

Associations Now

As more and more people use wearable devices to monitor their health and fitness goals, the Consumer Electronics Association wants to make sure user data is protected via a new set of privacy guidelines.

New Guidelines for Medical Education Aim for Better LGBT Healthcare

Associations Now

A landmark report from the Association of American Medical Colleges includes the first guidelines for training physicians to care for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, who are gender nonconforming, or who are born with differences of sex development.

Foreign Service Association Issues New Ambassador Guidelines

Associations Now

We see these guidelines as a starting point and as the common ground on which all parties unequivocally agree. ambassadors , the American Foreign Service Association this week released new guidelines detailing necessary qualities of nominees. “It

Getting the Most from Industry Contributors

Association Adviser

Just like a professor is not likely to give an assignment without clear guidelines, associations wouldn’t want to ask for contributions and articles from their community without first giving the “assignment” and outlining topics they’re in need of and looking for.

Gaming Group Releases Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines

Associations Now

AGA’s guidelines are an attempt to distill some of the best practices casinos and internet gaming sites are already using to adhere to the BSA and anti-money laundering regulations, and they are meant as a resource, not a checklist, the association noted in the document. “In

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter's Blog

We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n

Missouri Healthcare Associations Issue Guidelines To Curb Painkiller Abuse

Associations Now

Six associations contributed to the new guidelines that are intended to help health professionals combat growing rates of opioid abuse in the state. Last week it was reported that several health systems in Oregon adopted new prescribing guidelines for these drugs.

Time Magazine Flouts Industry Guidelines With New Cover Ads

Associations Now

And it’s a practice that the industry association’s guidelines specifically forbid. It goes directly against the American Society of Magazine Editors’ (ASME) guidelines, but that didn’t stop Time Magazine from introducing a microscopic new type of ad last week.

Doctors to AMA: What Are the Guidelines for “Googling” Patients?

Associations Now

A group of doctors is asking professional medical groups to update guidelines on the ethics of using social media and the internet to include when it is OK to search the web for information on patients. The post Doctors to AMA: What Are the Guidelines for “Googling” Patients?

Heart Associations Defend New Guidelines on Heart Disease Risk

Associations Now

Harvard researchers say they have found significant problems with newly released guidelines on cholesterol and heart disease risk. The two associations that created them stand behind the guidelines, saying they’re just that—guidelines.

Social Media Employee Guidelines

SocialFish

People keep asking me for the link to my post about Intel's social media employee guidelines (and other examples) so here it is again. Their policy guidelines are so good that I have actually cut and pasted them into a Word doc in case the link goes dead again. Intel's link was actually not working a couple of days ago, so I got in touch with them and they totally fixed it. Awesomesauce!

Monday Buzz: Six Guidelines for Picking Association Consultants

Associations Now

” Fram’s guidelines center on these six qualifiers: Experience. For more details about each of these guidelines, click here to read Fram’s full post. The post Monday Buzz: Six Guidelines for Picking Association Consultants appeared first on Associations Now

Pharmaceutical Firms Tackle Proposed FDA Social Media Guidelines

Associations Now

Trade groups and drug giants alike have raised significant concerns about proposed social media compliance guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration. The post Pharmaceutical Firms Tackle Proposed FDA Social Media Guidelines appeared first on Associations Now

Heart Associations Defend New Guidelines on Heart Disease Risk

Associations Now

Harvard researchers say they have found significant problems with newly released guidelines on cholesterol and heart disease risk. The two associations that created them stand behind the guidelines, saying they’re just that—guidelines.

Tax Time Coming Up - UBIT Guidelines for 501(c) Organizations

Association Law

Tax Time Coming Up - UBIT Guidelines for 501(c) Organizations. You can find detailed information by clicking here for official IRS documentation IRS guidelines on UBIT, revised March 2009. Tax Time Coming Up - UBIT Guidelines for 501(c) Or. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members.

For-Profit College Trade Group Sues Over New Guidelines

Associations Now

The post For-Profit College Trade Group Sues Over New Guidelines appeared first on Associations Now

Disability Support Groups Praise Updated Federal Hiring Guidelines

Associations Now

The post Disability Support Groups Praise Updated Federal Hiring Guidelines appeared first on Associations Now Legal Challenge The new Department of Labor hiring rule has met with opposition in some quarters.

Despite Treasury Guidelines, Banks Still Wary Of Pot Shops

Associations Now

But a key banking industry group says the guidelines aren’t enough to calm banks’ jitters about providing their services to pot distributors. The post Despite Treasury Guidelines, Banks Still Wary Of Pot Shops appeared first on Associations Now Last week, the U.S.

Really good socmed employee guidelines

SocialFish

Check this out - it's Intel's social media policy/guidelines for employees. I would reprint some of it, but the whole thing is toally awesome. If you need to develop some for your own organization, I'd use this as a model - in fact, if anyone has specific ideas about modifying this to be more association-specific, please feel free to leave me some comments, and together we can create a really good association model for us to use.

Why One Food Writers Group Updated Its Ethics Guidelines

Associations Now

Facing changes in the industry and advances in technology, the Association of Food Journalists recently unveiled a new set of ethics and guidelines for those in the culinary review business. The post Why One Food Writers Group Updated Its Ethics Guidelines appeared first on Associations Now

Speakers Required To Promote Your Conference In Social Media Must Follow FTC Endorsement Guidelines

Velvet Chainsaw

The Revised FTC Endorsement Guidelines And Speaker Social Media Conference Promotion. While I wholeheartedly support requiring speakers promote the conference and their session in social media, conference organizers need to fully understand the FTC Social Media Endorsement Guidelines here.

Prescription for Social: Group Issues Online Guidelines for Doctors

Associations Now

Last week the American College of Physicians issued professional guidelines for physicians connecting with patients and each other via email, the web, or social media. “As The guidelines also address the potential benefits and drawbacks of.

Board Guidelines for Creating an Effective Global Strategy

Plexus Consulting

Here are some guidelines based on the hard-won experience of others! By Steven M. Worth, President at Plexus Consulting Group, LLC It is common to find that boards of directors and their staff are out of step with each other on the topic of globalization. Here are two ways in which this happens. Should a board’s responsibility stop at the national border?

What every social media marketer should know about the 2013 FTC guidelines

SocialFish

Great video by Andy Sernovitz on the FTC Rules. We all need to watch this asap. Notes below are from the Vimeo notes. Social Media Ethics Briefing: Staying Out of Trouble — presented by Andy Sernovitz from SocialMedia.org on Vimeo.

Associations Mixed on Agency’s Driver Distraction Guidelines

Associations Now

The agency has released a set of voluntary guidelines, but associations’ response is mixed. They aren’t rules for the road, but a federal agency’s new driver-distraction guidelines nonetheless got associations talking last week. Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued voluntary guidelines for drivers to minimize in-vehicle distractions from communication, entertainment, and electronic devices.

Association Law Blog: Guidelines for CA Associations and.

Association Law

Guidelines for CA Associations and Nonprofits Regarding Exempt vs Non Exempt Employees. Guidelines for CA Associations and Nonprofits Rega. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members. It is NOT intended to provide legal advice, but rather to share my informal thoughts on legal issues commonly faced by trade and professional associations, as well as foundations and other charities.

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Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity Services

Trade Association CEO Blog

Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity Services. Guidelines for Endorsed Member Services. Member (non-exclusive) endorsement: Any member vendor nominated for endorsement by at least one [ASSOCIATION] regular member may apply to the Board for a non-exclusive endorsement where the vendor has agreed to meet sections 1, 2 and 4 of the Definitions & Guidelines for Program Endorsement (following page). Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity.

Did you write any social media policies or guidelines in 2011?

SocialFish

Laid out guidelines for how to clearly separate or inter-mix personal and professional social media presences. Idealware is working on creating a Social Media Policy Workbook to be released in April at NTEN’s 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference. To support the Workbook content (and to highlight in an upcoming NTEN:Change article) they are hoping to profile a number of different organizations who are dealing with tough social media policy issues.

Wild Apricot Blog : Web design and usability guidelines for non-profits: An interview with Jason King

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10 Rules for Successfully Building Non-Dues Revenue from Your Industry Suppliers

Association Unbound

How-to Association Management Guidelines Marketing Supplier relationsHere are 10 rules that have guided my efforts throughout my association career to maximize revenue from industry suppliers in both down and up economies. I have found them to be effective regardless of type of association or buying power of its members, and they should work for your organization also.

How Online Communities Help Teams Build a Culture of Collaboration

Higher Logic

Guidelines. Just as you have community guidelines outlining how members should behave (and not behave) within your online community, create guidelines outlining proper behavior for building collaboration within the community, for specific projects.

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How to Deal With Disruptive Community Members

Higher Logic

Clearly state those parameters in your community guidelines. Don’t worry – your community guidelines don’t need to become too long and demanding. In their guidelines, they created a “Things to do” list and “Things not to do” list for all community members.

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Wait, What Did I Just Agree to? 8 Ways to Update (and Enforce) Your Terms & Conditions

Higher Logic

Unfortunately, this likely includes our community's Terms and Conditions/Rules and Etiquette/Community Guidelines. If a member has violated a rule, send out an announcement to the community, reminding them of the guidelines (without accusing any specific offenders).

Should you remove negative reviews from your community?

Higher Logic

Lean on your guidelines. It can’t be overstated - every community needs a strong set of guidelines. Instead of making decisions on the fly, if your guidelines are comprehensive, you can turn to them for help in almost any situation.

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The Whats, Whys, and Hows of Brand Identity Guides

Spark Consulting

A number of clients have been working on various branding related issues lately, so I’m so pleased to be able to share this guest post from my colleague Sharon Bending at Rx Creative Lab on the keys to putting together effective brand identity guidelines: A set of brand identity guidelines (also referred to as brand standards) is a part of every rebrand. These guidelines are important to maintain consistency, making a stronger impact with your materials.