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How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

Starting a nonprofit organization such as a church or charity can help you make a difference in the world and in the lives of others. Once you have the idea for your nonprofit, you can incorporate the organization to gain the formal structure that enables it to have limited liability.…

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Church Administration and Management

Church administration and management positions guide, direct and oversee the critical functions that help churches meet their long-term goals. Church administrators also play a role in helping the community, given the nature of today’s churches. “The 21st-century church has been catapulted into arenas that were hardly accessed a few years…

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A Guide to the Employee Onboarding Process

Each year in the United States, more than 25 percent of the working population experiences career transitions, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Managers begin new jobs every two to four years, and in Fortune 500 companies alone, approximately 500,000 managers take on new roles each year.…

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What Is Workplace Ethics?

The percentage of U.S. workers who said they observed misconduct on the job fell to an all-time low of 41 percent in 2013, according to the National Business Ethics Survey (NBES). This “low” figure is down from 45 percent in 2011 and a record high of 55 percent in 2007.…

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Church Planting: Ministering to New Communities

Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her (Ephesians 5:25 NKJV). Although the biblical church is not a building — it is the body of Christ (Ephesians 1:22-23) and it is made up of people who put their faith in Him — local churches are a part of the…

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4 Key Challenges for Nonprofit Human Resources

Nonprofit human resources departments can have a tough time competing with for-profit companies. Generally, funding for nonprofit organizations is more limited than in for-profit organizations. From compensation and benefits to other limited resources, nonprofit human resources needs to overcome challenges to meet organizational goals. 1. Mission Attachment Mission attachment refers…

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How to Create a Nonprofit Marketing Plan

Nonprofit organizations face “the biggest digital marketing challenge of all: having no money,” according to marketer Margot da Cunha at WordStream. “To operate, thrive, and raise awareness for their cause without spending a substantial amount of money can seem impossible in a world of bigger, louder, and more financially equipped…

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What Is the Job Description of a Product Manager?

Each member of a product team helps an organization design, build, test and market the product effectively. However, “there is one role that is absolutely crucial to producing a good product, yet it is often the most misunderstood and underutilized of all the roles,” according to the Silicon Valley Product…

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Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

The study of business ethics refers to the ethical dimensions of productive organizations and commercial activities, according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. It applies to the production, distribution, marketing, sale and consumption of goods and services. It can include potentially controversial issues like insider trading, bribery and discrimination. From…

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Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) belongs to a class of mental disorders known as trauma- and stressor-related disorders. This class of disorders includes disorders in which exposure to a traumatic or stressful event is listed explicitly as a diagnostic criterion, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth…

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