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Unformatted text preview: procedures. These policies and procedures are also available on the internet. Having written procedures alleviates any misunderstanding of what this organization is authorized to do and prevents any legal allegations that can be brought against them. Standards and code of ethics Nonprofit, organizations are natural vehicles for the development of standards, because within them may reside the greatest concentrations of expertise in the subject areas involved (Smith, Bucklin & Associates, 2000, p 340). The American Red Cross has to take extra with their volunteers and when hiring staff. They have to make sure that polices and procedures are being enforced. Since the American Red Cross is one of the nations premier emergency response organization, they have to ensure that all personnel is held to uphold standards and code of ethics. Smith, Bucklin, & Associates, Inc. (2000). The complete guide to nonprofit management. Second Edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc....
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