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Does Openness Have to Come at the Expense of Efficiency?

Source: InTouch, ASAE's bi-weekly publication

Being open and inclusive is a worthy and beneficial goal that many associations strive for. In a recent post Joe Rominiecki discusses why, even if an association is highly motivated, being open and inclusive isn’t necessarily easy.

Rominiecki references Jamie Notter’s recent Associations Now article, which explains how closed systems, while not the best option for associations, are more appealing because they are extremely efficient. “Moving toward more openness and inclusivity in group action or decision making comes at the price of efficiency,” says Rominiecki. “[A]nd that’s often enough to stop such efforts cold.”

To read more about this and many other topics or to share your thoughts, visit Acronym, ASAE’s blog.