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Launching an Academic Journal

Launching an Academic Journal

Professional scientific societies must continually re-evaluate and advance their vision and mission, not only to serve their membership but, more broadly, to achieve their core purposes of education and research in their specific discipline(s). Sometimes, this means...

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

In recent years there has been a push to hold businesses accountable for their actions and the impact they have on society. This all came to a culmination in the summer of 2020 when tensions were high and consumers felt that the businesses they patronized should be...

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Gen Z 101

Gen Z 101

From activism about social and environmental issues to Tiktok, the culture of Generation Z (or Gen Z) is elusive to many adults. As Gen Z becomes older, they are starting to enter the job market. Making up 32% of the global population (LinkedIn), they will soon make...

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Mentorship Programs

Mentorship Programs

Organizational culture is described as the “shared values, beliefs, and assumptions about how people should behave and interact, how decisions should be made, and how work activities should be carried out” (Managers.org.uk). Easily said, organizational culture is how...

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Building Habits (The Habit Loop)

Building Habits (The Habit Loop)

I started this series on January 8th with a blog called “Don’t Make Resolutions, Create Better Habits.” This series is based on a book I read last year called Atomic Habits by James Clear, which is an exceptional book that explains in detail how to create productive...

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2021 Outlook

2021 Outlook

“What is coming is better than what is gone.” -Arabic Proverb This quote well-articulates my vision for 2021.  Twenty-twenty was undoubtedly a year of strife for many personally and professionally.  My original goals for 2020 are laughable.  Recreating our goals for...

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Don’t Make Resolutions, Create Better Habits

Don’t Make Resolutions, Create Better Habits

Happy New Year! Give yourself a high five AND a pat on the back for making it through 2020. So on to 2021. I think we are all a little shell-shocked from the past 10 months, but hopefully you are still at least somewhat optimistic. If you made resolutions for the...

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Sustainability Measures for Association Management

Sustainability Measures for Association Management

Parthenon Management Group (PMG) recognizes the importance of incorporating sustainability into our business model and our partnerships. This year, PMG created a Sustainability Task Force to lead the efforts in minimizing our carbon footprint both in the office and at...

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Diversity in Association Management

Diversity in Association Management

Association Management is not a particularly diverse industry. One could argue that it is because Association Management is somewhat unknown, with very few children claiming they want to be Project Managers when they grow up. Because of said obscurity, most people in...

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