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Top 10 most-read Inside Internal Controls posts for 2017 and Season’s greetings

We are signing off with a list of the top 10 most-read Inside Internal Controls posts for 2017. This year on the Inside Internal Controls blog we’ve been covering some of the hot topics in internal controls, governance, information technology, not-for-profit, and business management among others. The top 10 most-read Inside Internal Controls posts for 2017 include:

 

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The volunteer relationship

Many charities and not-for-profit organizations depend on the dedication and hard work of their volunteers. Volunteer contributions can include fundraising, promotion and advocacy, governance, and service delivery. As such activities are often integrated with day-to-day operations, and integral to an organization’s success, it is important to consider the obligations arising from the relationship between volunteer and organization.

 

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Lobbying

Lobbying is one form of advocacy, and refers to a paid person communicating with government employees or politicians in order to influence a government decision, legislation, policy or programs. Lobbying can be in the form of face-to-face communication, phone calls, faxes, emails, letters, or any other form of communication.

 

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