Business Roundtable Governance Guidelines Add Diversity Focus

Associations Now

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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.

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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

Electrical Manufacturers Group Reenergizes Disaster Safety Guidelines

Associations Now

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has issued amended equipment assessment guidelines to ensure better safety measures as a result of repairs following a major tragedy. The updated guidelines were reviewed by several NEMA committees before they went to print.

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

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?

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.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

Medical Groups Push Back on CDC Painkiller Guidelines

Associations Now

New guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on opioid painkillers have drawn a mixed response from medical organizations. If these guidelines help reduce the deaths resulting from opioids, they will prove to be valuable,” said AMA board chair-elect Patrice A.

For-Profit College Trade Group Sues Over New Guidelines

Associations Now

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Magazine Association Softens Hard Line on Native Ads

Associations Now

The American Society of Magazine Editors, known for having standards that barred magazine editors from working on advertorial content, has now softened that approach in a set of new guidelines. The ban’s removal is notable, as it was previously at the very top of the old guidelines.

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.

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.

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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?

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.

How to Disagree Nicely

Higher Logic

As soon as you start making it about the people, things will really spiral down hill -- don’t risk violating your community’s guidelines. Whenever you stray into uncomfortable territory or find yourself in a disagreement, don’t forget to go over your community’s guidelines.

Successful Communities Give Up Power

Higher Logic

No, that doesn’t mean they throw out their community guidelines and nix all the rules - a certain amount of structure is important. If you don’t allow them to play within the community guidelines, make decisions and take action, your members won’t feel empowered and will give up trying.

“It takes rules and policing to appear responsive and free on social media”

Optimist Consulting

He also shared some tips for other organisations looking to improve their social media: • Ensure your staff contracts and guidelines are clear regarding social media.

What Makes a Successful Community Manager?

Higher Logic

But, as much as good moderation involves experience and sound judgement, you also need comprehensive community guidelines. The guidelines serve several purposes.

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).