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MDN: celebrating 20 years of supporting nonprofits

Last week the Management Development Network held its 20th birthday party, and I talked to one of the co-founders, Shirley Otto, about the formation of the network by those working in the voluntary and community sectors, and what’s happened since then.

These days consultants, facilitators and trainers are widely used by charities, associations and smaller organisations – but back in 1991 that was unusual. There were suggestions at a seminar that something needed to be done about standards among this new “maverick” breed – perhaps some way of ensuring “good practice”. read more »