Towards a strategy model for voluntary membership professional associations in Australia

Prideaux, Murray, and Buttery, Ernest Alan (2004) Towards a strategy model for voluntary membership professional associations in Australia. In: Proceedings of ASBBS 7th International Conference, pp. 458-467. From: ASBBS 7th International Conference, 6 - 7 August 2004, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to review the literature on 'third sector' organisations, and in particular identify the special features and planning requirements of voluntary membership professional associations (VMPA's) in Australia. Existing third sector empirical strategy research is in an embryonic state leading to vague and inconsistent findings. The Chartered Institute of Transport in Australia (CILTIA) is introduced as a case study organisation to research the identified issues. Strategy formulation by VMPA's is subject to complex and unique influences that have not been adequately addressed by current strategy research. Strategy issues requiring further research in Australian VMPA's are identified.

Item ID: 7574
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: Australia; professional associations; strategy model; voluntary membership
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Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2010 04:36
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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