What do young people hope to gain from a career in community development? After interviewing a dozen young workers, the author came away with both an unsettling picture of the current community development landscape and a promising vision of things to come.
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In order to accomplish a successful 360° evaluation, organizations should—among other factors—have a clear purpose and strategy going in, properly educate staff and board on the process and goals of the assessment, and ensure assessors are credible. But perhaps most fundamental to the process is leaders’ commitment to across-the-board evaluation as well as willingness to be an integral part of the enterprise.
An accomplished interim director is both furious and heartbroken when an external candidate is given the permanent position. Having been cheated of the long-awaited promotion, would “demanding” a raise be the right thing to do?
E-mail voting is quick and convenient, but there are legal issues to take into consideration. In order that the integrity of decisions made via e-mail vote remain intact, executives should follow the statutory procedures governing the practice, and make sure to stay engaged, informed, and compliant with their fiduciary duties.