Introduction to External Factors. The Organization – Why do we start NGO’s? The Members – Why do people get involved in NGO’s? Changes in the world we live in – how do they affect the involvement? Young adults – Assessments and attitudes to involvement and leadership.
– Why do we start NGO’s?
Answer to human needs and interests
The tasks and goals of an organization
Multidimentional vs. One-dimentional
Interests vs. Ideas
Seperatism, Activism, Altruism and Advocacy
The organizational lifecycle
Where are our organization?
– Why do people get involved in NGO’s?
SOCIETY VALUES PERSONALITY NEED
Welfare Internal Inner control Self-realization
Industrial External Outer control Belonging
Agrarian Providing Basic needs Safety/survival
– how do they affect the involvement?
First we must scout…
New life phases
Before:Child – Adult – Old
Now:Child – Youth – Adult – Senior - Old
From NEED to DESIRE
More frequent and faster changes between identities, information and places.
The REAL thing
Explotion of possibilities
Needs and desireseconomical, functional, physical, social and psychological
How does technology affect us?
90-99 % has their own mobile phone.
84-96 % has access to Internet at home
More and more are using social networks on the Internet.
– Assessments and attitudes to involvement and leadership.
From ME generation
To WE generation
Most young people would like to get involved in an organization.
– What’s happening?
Participation in sports:
Boys Girls Difference
10 year olds: 70 61 9
19 year olds: 36 24 12
Participation in the scout movement:
10 year olds: 6 4
19 year olds: 2 1
What used to be “in”:
Inline skating: 20 8
Climbing: 8 4
What’s “in” now:
The Gym 75 25
Aerobics 10 90
Golf 75 25
What are their trademarks?
What in your life gives your life meaning?
School and leisure, but school most 10
School and leisure 29
School and leisure, but leisure most 32
What do you want to be as an adult?
Do we plan the fun stuff?
– Where are they heading?
– Challenges for the future
Professionalization vs. Grass-root
How to deal with a new reality?
Choose to be a winner or a looser.
What are the needs of