Improving Partnerships with Big Companies to Help the ARC Increase Donations for the Aid of Individuals in Need

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Additional leadership changes at ARC, legislated by Congress include proposals to limit the board's focus exclusively on governance and strategic oversight and also to set up a new Office of the Ombudsman to provide additional oversight and annual reports to Congress on how well the ARC is operating (Epstein, 2013).
Leaders at ARC need to find and develop ways for improving, along with encouraging organization members to build an ethically sound environment (Leader to Leader, 2008).
From my point of view, as an independent ombudsman who represents the ARC to Congress I would need to clarify, and revise the ARC’s internal policies regarding fund raising related to specific disasters. Internally, I would look to create an information
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Additional leadership changes at ARC, legislated by Congress include proposals to limit the board's focus exclusively on governance and strategic oversight and also to set up a new Office of the Ombudsman to provide additional oversight and annual reports to Congress on how well the ARC is operating (Epstein, 2013).
Leaders at ARC need to find and develop ways for improving, along with encouraging organization members to build an ethically sound environment (Leader to Leader, 2008).
From my point of view, as an independent ombudsman who represents the ARC to Congress I would need to clarify, and revise the ARC’s internal policies regarding fund raising related to specific disasters. Internally, I would look to create an information system that it would let them to follow up donations in response to any fund raising campaign. Externally speaking, they must monitor their advertising practices to clearly communicate to the donors how funds donated in response to an advertisement will be utilized. I would also investigate ways to see if The American Red Cross can add more strategic goals and objectives that would reflect how the organization performs compared to other non-profit agencies that help victims (such as the Salvation Army). Strategic objectives might include being on site or providing services faster than other agencies, offering a wider range of services, etc. Some research for ways to educate the givers would be also necessary and so in this manner, the donor
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