The dark side of membership
Today a very good post on Associations Now is being circulated through several IEEE networks. I have read it and think that it describes some typical mistakes in membership-based organizations that we might be making at IEEE too.
It talks about long-time and very engaged members having too much influence in the running of the organization, and sometimes forgetting the needs of new members or potential members. It is something dangerous that we should avoid at IEEE.
The post is here:
and I would like to hear your opinion on it too.