Will Your Association Merger Work?

Will Your Association Merger Work?

By: Rick Goldstein

For organizations with a lot of membership overlap or compatible services, a merger can look sensible. But mergers often don't go smoothly at nonprofits. A close look at your intentions and benefits can help you decide if it's the right move.

In the private sector, mergers and acquisitions are a common business strategy. In the association world, though they are often discussed, they rarely come to fruition....