Engaged Grantmaking: Collaborating with Communities
December 05 | Caroline McCoy, Program Officer, McCormick Foundation | Comments (0)
Does your grantmaking consider input from the communities it's intended to serve? Known as participatory grantmaking, this process helps shift traditional power imbalances that exist in philanthropy. For foundations, this could mean including grantees in priority setting, strategy development, and research, or having them sit on advisory councils or boards.
Employers of blue-collar workers are much more affected by labor shortages
December 04 | Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board | Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
It is not news that the US labor market is very tight. That is, with the unemployment rate near historic lows, employers are facing significant recruitment and retention difficulties. What is less known is that the labor market is tighter for blue-collar and manual services jobs than for the highly educated white-collar jobs. The exact opposite of prevailing trends in recent decades.
David Ulrich and Arthur Yeung on their new book, Reinventing the Organization
December 04 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Hear from co-authors David Ulrich and Arthur Yeung as they describe why the traditional organizational hierarchy is dead and what replaces it. Discover a much-needed blueprint for reinventing your organization and learn how business leaders can build a new type of corporate structure that is much more responsive to fast-changing markets – and how they should lead it.
Bob Hoffman on his latest book, Laughing at Advertising
November 27 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join best-selling author and ad contrarian, Bob Hoffman, as he sits down with The Conference Board Marketing Institute Leader, JP Kuehlwein, to discuss his latest book, a collection of Bob’s most irresponsible and inappropriate blog posts, essays, and cave drawings. Hear his outspoken critique of what’s wrong in the advertising world and what he has to say about privacy, ageism, and social media.
The ABCs of Managing and Surviving a Crisis
November 26 | Katie Paine, Founder and CEO, Paine Publishing | Comments (0)
Is your brand ready to manage and survive an organizational crisis? Chances are your company will face a crisis soon, so be ready with some simple ABCs: Define your tipping point; Have a crisis plan; Monitor everything; Don't be dumb.
Not Enough! Giving for Women and Girls Totals $6.3 Billion in U.S.
November 26 | Kiersten Marek, Founder, Philanthropy Women | Comments (0)
Is the amount donated to nonprofit organizations focused on women and girls in the U.S. enough, given the focus on gender equality in our culture? At $6.3 billion, approximately 1.6 percent of all charitable giving, the answer appears to be no. By simply integrating gender equality into other giving areas, such as religion, which received $123.8 billion in 2016, we might see an uptick in gender equality movements.
The Geopolitical Impact On Tomorrow’s Global Economy
November 22 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Bart van Ark sits down with George Friedman, Founder and Chairman of Geopolitical Futures, to discuss how the geopolitical climate will affect the global economy in 2020. How has economic dysfunction and social instability from the 2008 financial crisis influenced today’s economy? How large is the exposure for importing nations versus exporting nations? How has the rise of technology contributed to social and economic inequality?
Partnerships in the Public Interest: Best Practices for Building Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Relationships
November 21 | Dave Remund, Executive Director, University Communications and Marketing, Drake University | Comments (0)
What makes corporate-nonprofit partnerships work? Interviews with representatives from both sides suggest it's about clarity at the outset, consistency in terms of having shared goals, and being comprehensive in terms of making an impact.