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View to the Horizon: Managing Reputation Risk for Hyperconnected Organizations

by Katharine Nesslage and Melanie Lockwood Herman A famous Peanuts cartoon uses a cruise ship as an analogy for life. In the cartoon, Lucy explains that some people place deck chairs at the back of the boat to see where they have been, while others place their chairs in the front to see where they … Continued

Resources

2020 Risk Forecast: Risk Trends Facing Nonprofits

The jovial celebration of each passing year also ushers in a sense of unease and uncertainty: what will we face next? In 2020, nonprofit teams face new risks brought on by global megatrends as well as a few familiar risks that continue to morph and present new challenges. The NRMC team anticipates these risk trends … Continued

Just My Cup of Team

“We may be hard-wired for power struggles, greed, and workplace conflicts. But as social creatures, we also derive enormous pleasure from creating, sharing, and implementing new ideas with other people.” – Amy C. Edmondson By Melanie Lockwood Herman What better time than January, the start of a new year, to experiment with novel ways to … Continued

Don’t Faint at Complaints: How Negative Feedback Can Enhance Your Reputation

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” —Henry Ford Rumors and false information can move at the speed of a digital virus. One false allegation can ripple through social media in minutes, and a single misunderstood statement can become a Hydra head, turning faithful supporters into outraged opponents—not to mention … Continued

A View to the Horizon: Managing Reputation Risk

by Katharine Nesslage and Melanie Lockwood Herman A famous Peanuts cartoon uses a cruise ship as an analogy for life. In the cartoon, Lucy explains that some people place deck chairs at the back of the boat to see where they have been, while others place their chairs in the front to see where they … Continued

Events

December 11, 2019

Webinar

Association of Junior Leagues International

“Risk Management Strategies: Assessing Risk and Creating a Plan”

December 8, 2016

Augusta, ME

Maine Association of Non Profits, Camp Finance

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Nonprofit Boards and Risk Oversight” and “Risk Keeping You Awake? Get More Sleep with the Risk Bow Tie Technique”

February 11, 2016

Webinar

Webinar for Michigan Community Action Partnership

“Top 10 Risks Facing CAP Agencies”

April 15, 2016

Austin, TX

Austin Community College, Center for Nonprofit Studies

“Nonprofit Certificate Session”