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Change at Work: The NAS Wellness Challenge

No alcohol for 30 days! Daily workouts! Low carb from now on! It’s a new…

What does it mean to be a cultural leader?

The experience of being in a place for five days with an amazingly diverse and…

Salzburg Global Forum: Some Final Thoughts

We introduced Field Notes as a means of amplifying meaningful conversation. Over the last couple…

What is the role of an arts and culture leader in today’s society?

Watch the following video in which Mulenga Kapwepwe, Chairperson of the National Arts Council of…

On leadership: “What to Ask the Person in the Mirror,” Robert Kaplan

Professor Robert S. Kaplan (Harvard Business School) has written a book on leadership, management and…

About the collection

Twenty-one articles on leadership that the Getty Leadership Institute and NAS have identified specifically for busy arts and cultural professionals.

Guthrie Theater’s debt to women and diversity

Do nonprofit cultural organizations have a particular responsibility to reach into and represent all parts…

How do cultural institutions, particularly established ones, manage change?

Horst Abraham is a faculty partner of the Center for Executive Development of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a member of The Chief Executive Program New Nature of Competition faculty. In this clip he suggests that organizations must be able to reinvent themselves at the pace of the change around them.

Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations

The book is intended to be a guidebook for leading nonprofit organizations rather than a handbook of nonprofit leadership or management.

How can cultural leaders find opportunities within the new competitive reality?

Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director of Ballet Hispanico, discusses the need for leaders to also be cultural consumers.

Managing the Arts: Leadership and Decision Making under Dual Rationalities

The dual functions of guiding artistic or educational activities and an organization’s administration fosters structural complexity, competing sets of goals, multiple stakeholder claims and values in some tension with one another.

Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Making change in communities requires civic capacity. Power is wielded not only by elected politicians,…