The Importance of Cultural Competency in International Association Governance

The Importance of Cultural Competency in International Association Governance

Business Operations August 24, 2015 By: Mollie Pillman, CAE, Carlos Fulcher, CAE, and Alex Veale

Incorporating greater global representation on your board involves taking careful consideration of the cultural diversity and potential differences in expertise among international and domestic board members. Three association execs share a few such considerations.

As professions and trades become more global, many associations are expanding operations to serve members and chapters overseas, creating new models of doing business along the way....