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The Leader and The Manager: A Leading Innovation in Arts & Culture Conversation

We’ve just wrapped our first Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) Leading Innovation in Arts and…

Governance in the 21st Century

Editor’s note: As part of our blog event for The Summit at Sundance, we have…

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…

Creativity! Innovation! Right Brain! I’m sorry, am I making you uncomfortable? Or, why we desire but reject creative ideas.

The gents at Freakonomics point to a fascinating study – and paradox: The irony is…

Business has much to learn from the arts

A wry, brief paean to the arts and what the world of business has to…

Stop Blaming Your Culture

An article of interest on an-oft used whipping boy for failed change efforts. The authors…

Rework

I have a tall stack of books at home, all of which I am in…

Managing Under Complexity: Where is Einstein When You Really Need Him?

An interesting article on how we think about complex situations.

The biology of business: Homo administrans

An interesting article on the science of management

How to Translate Training into Results – Ron Ashkenas – Harvard Business Review

A brief but interesting note regarding justifying the expense – and evaluating the effectiveness of – leadership development programs.

Financial Management Practices

We investigated financial management at leading arts organizations to understand how their practices could be used across the arts sector. With funding from The James Irvine Foundation, we developed a framework and publication.