Skip Navigation 
 
Bookstore

Environmental Scanning for Associations: The Everyday Guide to Capturing, Analyzing, and Interpreting Strategic Information

Author(s): James Dalton and, Alan Balkema
Format: Hard Shipment
Category: Strategic Planning, Environmental Scans
Level: Intro, Applied, Strategic
Available: In Stock  
Non-Member Fee: $54.95
You could save $12.00 by being a Member
Quantity:  
 
 
Environmental scanning is more than reading news sources and writing reports about the activity, and it's more than an exercise undertaken leading up to a strategic-planning session. Done well, environmental scanning--the monitoring, interpreting, and acting on trends and conditions affecting your industry, profession, and association--draws a community into a thoughtful and ongoing discussion about how the environment is changing and what that means for the future. The value, point out the authors of Environmental Scanning for Associations lies in a collaborative sense-making of the conditions in which an organization operates. Good environmental scanning becomes a basis for strategic action.

This book takes into account the organizational nature and unique conditions of associations and

  • Lays out a framework that explains the basic elements of a scanning process for associations
  • Explains the fundamental concepts that are critical to success when establishing a scanning process
  • Provides illustrations and scanning reference tools from associations

Whether you are just beginning an environmental-scanning effort or you want pointers for improving your current activities, this guide is designed to help and complement our Scan-to-Plan Interactive Tool.
(2012, ISBN 978-0-88034-347-3, 104 pages, soft cover)
Upcoming Programs and Events
calendar icon Springtime Expo '14
May 15, 2014
calendar icon Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference 2014
June 17–18, 2014
calendar icon 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
August 9–12, 2014
calendar icon 2014 Technology Conference & Expo
December 16–17, 2014
View full calendar

 

Community Education Resources Career Advocacy About Us Join Shop
Collaborate
Volunteer Groups
Calendar
Face-to-Face
ASAE U Online
Associations Now
Models & Samples
Research
Find a Job
Post a Job
CAE

Press
Board of Directors
Standards of Conduct
Get Started
Get Connected
Get Involved
Bookstore
Buyers' Guide
Endorsed Business Solutions

border

American Society of Association Executives™ (ASAE), 1575 I St. NW, Washington, DC 20005
P. 888.950.2723, F. 202.371.8315 or P. 202.371.0940 (in Washington, DC)
© Copyright 2011 ASAE. All rights reserved.

Social Media | RSS | Advertise | Mobile Edition | Site Map | Contact Us | Privacy Notice
Supplier Partner Corner
X
Find:  Resources  |  Events  |  Jobs  |  ASAE Staff  |  Endorsed Business Solutions  |  Buyer's Guide  |  Members  |  Give Back   |  Help  |  Home
linked in Twitter Feed Facebook Group Flickr Group YouTube Channel Collaborate