What Artists Say (downloadable pdf) by the McKnight Foundation. A May 2013 report to gauge the ecology of Minnesota culture and the health of the individual artists within it, featuring some very inspirational quotes. Preview: When we compare artists’ descriptions of… Read more ›
2015 Stage Management Survey (downloadable pdf) from SMSurvey.info. An annual survey to identify trends amongst US Stage Managers in demographics, work styles, and reasons for leaving the profession.
In Whom We Trust V: Theatre Governing Boards in 2013 (downloadable pdf) by Zannie Giraud Voss, Juliana Rogers, Laurie Baskin and Ilana B. Rose for the Theatre Communications Group. Preview: How do you collaborate with your Board of Directors? Researchers conclude:… Read more ›
Yes and No: Conversations About Thriving with Artists of Color in the Twin Cities, a report for the McKnight Foundation. Interviewees were asked “What does it mean for you to thrive as a working artist of color?” “Are you thriving now?” “What do you need to… Read more ›
Two Sides of the Same Coin: Balancing Workplace Diversity Initiatives and Nondiscrimination Laws (downloadable pdf) created by Megan Anderson & Sarah Duniway of Gray Plant Mooty and Alfonso Wenker of the MN Council on Foundations. Focuses on diversity of Boards and also Affirmative Action… Read more ›
Steady Growth and Big Changes Ahead: The Regional Forecast to 2040 from Metro Stats. Statistics on job growth and demographic shifts in the Twin Cities in the next two decades.
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 ›
Theatre Specific Retention Facts (downloadable pdf) for PAHRTS: A short overview of retention statistics and leadership skills focused on Minnesota arts organizations. Preview: Importance of Retention for Arts Organizations Nonprofit theatre organizations in the U.S. find it difficult to compete for… Read more ›
Lessons From 2005’s Human Capital Index (downloadabe pdf) More data and analysis on the connection of customer and financial satisfaction to employee satisfaction. Originally from Towers Watson. Preview:
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 ›