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Communication: Interpersonal/Organizational: Find Organizations

Finding Organizations

Google's Advanced Search capacity can help you identify organizations that advocate a position on a societal problem.  These orgs also called 'voluntary responses.'  Many, though not all, have a ".org" domain as part of the web site address.

In Google try using the site:org limit function and combine it with your societal problem:

Remember, whatever you find on the web -- evaluate it for credibility, authoritativeness, and viewpoint.


Industry and trade associations can be valuable sources of expertise.  As always, keep the viewpoint of the association in mind, but usually the association can provide facts, figures, or refer you to someone who can help.