Strategic life-cycles - leading your association from start-up to maturity?
How do you move from a social responsibility programme to a global association? What are the factors to consider when attempting to pursue activities on your own rather than inside a traditional scientific society?
Achieving maturity also applies to organisations. What happens to associations is a perfect example of the variety of elements and circumstances that eventually lead to autonomy. Based on examples from social responsibility we will show how this is possible and where Europe has the lead.