Association Membershipand RelationshipsLeigh Wintz, FASAE, CAEPrincipal PartnerTecker International, LLC
New “Shapes” Are EmergingVisual depictions of new cultures and the decision and work systems that support them. - Unified Industry Association - Constellation Of Partners - Fluid Functionality - Member Centric
A “Reshaped Paradigm” – A Unified Industry Association *Developers & Contractors Council etc. etc. Builders *Small Business Coord. Council Comm. Realtors Coord. Comm. Airport Comm. *Larger Coord.Corporations Coord. Council of Comm. Council Membership Comm. Organizations Labor Unions United Way etc. Coordinating. Committee Mall Conference * Charter Councils Hospitality Hospitality & Tourism Associations Council Hotel Restaurant Transportation Attraction
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Traditional View If Parts Exist Before A “Parent”most Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Decision Authority W. Europe Asia Pacific Americas E. Europe Regions Internationalleast
A “Reshaped” Paradigm AsiaInternational Pacific Americas E. Europe MISSION Region W. Europe Chapter
Four Steps In Clarifying Roles, Responsibilities & Authorities With Chapters or Other Units 4. Decide who needs to have what responsibilities and authorities. 3. Decide how to organize to get the work done 2. Decide what work needs to be accomplished. 1. Decide the outcomes to be achieved.
A “Reshaped” Paradigm for Meeting Diverse and Changing Program/ Program/ Guidelines for Teams Strategy Strategy in Each “Need” Area: - decision process - decision process - work system • A relatively small team - comprised of - work system - core capabilities - core capabilities individuals with the knowledge, capabilities, - information needs - information needs experience, respect, and competencies to: - Anticipate / show foresight - Analyze available information Need - Develop models / approaches that make Program/ senseProgram/ Strategy - Achieve political and persuasive consensus /Strategy commitment - decision process- decision process - work system • Each team will have the responsibility,- work system - core capabilities- core capabilities - information needs influence, and competencies to aggressively:- information needs - Identify opportunities for collaboration Program/ - Convene the collaborators Strategy - Support their efforts - decision process - work system - core capabilities - information needs
A Reshaped Paradigm – A Member Centric Model Executive Offices MEMBER Center for Leadership Information Professional Publications Assets Development
A Continuum of Basic Non-Profit Organizational Relationships Acquire Merge/Unify One party assumes the assets of another party - Collaborate with or without its Parties combine resources, liabilities, interests and/or interests, decision making authorities. systems and authorities. Cooperate Parties accomplish work together; pool resources and risks on one or more specific initiatives. Parties assign work among themselves on one or more Coordinate initiatives; each initiative is handled independently. Agreed to 3rd party assigns work to each partyCompete on one or more initiatives. Battle for the same resource pool or client/customer/member.
Key Questions• Has our association implemented any of these new structural models (or others)?• Are any of these ideas worth exploring for all or part of our organization?• Has the implementation been successful? How do we measure success?• Has member and staff leadership communication been successful in engaging and enfranchising all stakeholders in the new approaches?