Domain 3

Membership Development

(7%–9% of the exam)

Recommended Reading

  • ASAE Handbook of Professional Practices in Association Management, 3rd ed., chapters 18–21, 36.
  • Association Law Handbook, 5th ed., chapters 56–60, 62–64, 68, 70, 76–77.
  • The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management, 3rd ed., chapter 4.

Additional Reading

  • Dalton, James G., and Monica Dignam, 10 Lessons for Cultivating Member Commitment: Critical Strategies for Fostering Value, Involvement, and Belonging (Washington, DC: Association Management Press, 2012).
  • Dalton, James G., and Monica Dignam, The Decision to Join: How Individuals Determine Value and Why They Choose to Belong (Washington, DC: ASAE, 2007).
  • Jacobs, Sheri, The Art of Membership: How ...

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