WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jossey-Bass, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa, JWb), announced today a publishing partnership with ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) to publish a series of 3-5 co-branded books annually, the first of which will publish in early 2013.
The primary focus will be on professional handbooks designed to help a wide spectrum of association and nonprofit professionals work more effectively and advance their organizations. The handbooks will also be available as an e-book on all major e-readers. Both organizations will continue to publish other offerings under their own imprints. Jossey-Bass will also distribute some titles published by ASAE's Association Management Press.
"This collaboration is a win-win for nonprofit professionals. ASAE's expertise in the field of association management and relationship with a thriving community of association executives, combined with Wiley's global marketing and distribution infrastructure and multi-platform delivery, will provide a wonderful service to professionals in this space," said spokesperson Debra Hunter, President, Jossey-Bass and VP, John Wiley and Sons.
"We are looking forward to partnering with Jossey-Bass because not only do we have similar missions, but the collaboration will help to extend recognition of ASAE as a leading source of association management content. Jossey-Bass has the capabilities and expertise for cross-platform development and worldwide distribution. By working together, we will continue to enhance the nonprofit profession," said ASAE President & CEO John H. Graham IV, CAE.
Jossey-Bass provides tools, services and publications that inform and inspire those committed to developing themselves, their organizations and their communities. Jossey-Bass' publications feature the work of some of the world's most respected authors in leadership, management, business, nonprofit, K-12 and Higher Education, and public health. For more information, visit josseybass.com. Jossey-Bass is an imprint of Wiley.
About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.
SOURCE American Society of Association Executives