Rankism is a Campus Climate Issue (downloadable pdf) by Teddie Potter for the University of Minnesota’s Campus Climate blog. Perhaps one of the more insidious ways culture manifests is in class stratification. Prompted by a run-in with a maintenance worker who… Read more ›
Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch (downloadable pdf) by Shawn Parr for Fast Company. A quick read on the difference between strategy and culture, and why a strategy implemented without a supporting culture is doomed. Preview: Uncommon sense for a courageous and vibrant… Read more ›
Burn Notice: Burnout, Boundaries, and Wellness (downloadable powerpoint) by Andre Koen. A comprehensive guide to workplace culture in the theatre, from burnout to harassment, from resilience to building culture of respect.
Bullying in the Arts: Vocation, Exploitation and Abuse of Power by Anne-Marie Quigg from OvercomeBullying.org. A downloadable pdf review of a book based on Quigg’s 10 year study of arts organizations in the United Kingdom. Preview: “The interesting aspect of the… Read more ›
Your Peers Speak on Management (downloadable pdf) compiled by Rachel Brown for PAHRTS. Hear it from your peers in the Twin Cities performing arts community: 100 anonymous responses to the questions: What is the most important thing you wish a person supervising you at a… Read more ›
We Work Hard For No Money: Findings From an Independent Survey on Theatre Internships (downloadable pdf) by Molly Marinik via HowlRound. Preview: Here is what I learned: In total, ninety-five of the respondents completed one internship; eighty completed two; sixty-four completed three; twenty-four completed… Read more ›
Star Wars: Lessons for Management (downloadable jpg) from Cornerstone Discovering Your Potential, Learning Actively and Living Well. A fun (and large) infographic drawing lessons from Star Wars to influence how you think about management.
The Cavity in Nonprofits Human Capital (downloadable pdf) by Anthony Parrish from the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of the Twin Cities. Former employees can be great resources – how do you engage them? Preview: Human capital plays an incredibly important role for… Read more ›
Leadership Transition Barriers in Small Nonprofits (downloadable powerpoint) by Matt Kramer, Executive Director of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce: Tactical and strategic challenges of leadership transitions in a short powerpoint. Preview: Importance of this session: Board chairs of nonprofits agree… Read more ›
Linking Employee Satisfaction with Productivity, Performance, and Customer Satisfaction (downloadable pdf) Data from the Corporate Leadership Council connecting the outcomes of employee satisfaction on customers and finances. Preview: ESTABLISHING THE LINK: SEMINAL RESEARCH AND OTHER STUDIES Research aimed at quantifying the links… Read more ›