Culture and Strategy are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Jamie Notter

There’s a lot being written about organizational culture “eating strategy for lunch,” and I certainly understand the sentiment. Most of us have heard about companies who might have chosen a sound strategy, but watched it fall apart because a dysfunctional or even contradictory culture got in the way. You don’t sit down one day and develop your culture, and then turn around the following week and develop your strategy, hoping that the two end up being compatible.

How Facebook (and Social Media in General) Shifted Fundraising Strategies

Associations Now

Recent research finds that giving days on sites like Facebook are shifting nonprofit fundraising strategies. Basing their research on 704 nonprofits that took part in a 2015 Giving Day in Omaha, Nebraska, the paper’s authors, Abhishek Bhati of Bowling Green State University and Diarmuid McDonnell of the University of Birmingham in the UK, found that digital platforms profoundly affect an organization’s fundraising.

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Newsjacking Offers Opportunities for Associations

SCD Group

This year, for example, Nebraska (the movie) star and Oscar nominee Bruce Dern received the best actor award and spoke at the “geezers dinner.” What other ways can you use a newsjacking strategy to benefit your association? David Meerman Scott “invented” the term newsjacking which he defines as “the art and science of injecting your ideas into a breaking news story and generating tons of media coverage and social media engagement.”

Did You Know? It’s Business As Usual For Associations’ Advocacy Activity

Association Adviser

Associations already involved in advocacy efforts know that a long-term strategy of sustained, targeted activity is best for enacting change. Some state-level education associations, such as the Nebraska State Education Association, serve as teachers’ unions and provide tools and training for education professionals to protect and advance their professional interests in front of their state legislature.

Airlines, Private Companies Take Stab at Getting Around TSA’s Lines

Associations Now

But the strategy, which comes with a yearly membership fee, has proved controversial for some. And that’s created a shift in strategy: Now, private companies, along with the airlines themselves are trying to offer options to travelers. But the strategy, which has won fans among some passengers, isn’t loved by everyone. Former Nebraska Sen.

SCD Group: Do "Best Practices" prevent association innovation?

SCD Group

You CAN clone a cow (apparently), and the cow operates pretty much the same in Iowa as it does in Nebraska. Strategy | Content | Discovery. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Thursday, August 9, 2012. Do "Best Practices" prevent association innovation? My dad was a pioneer in AI. No, not artificial intelligence but artificial insemination. He was in the "bull business."