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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "leadership"

Re:Present 2018

This report tracks the longer term impact of the RE:Present programme one year after it officially finished and seeks to gain an understanding of the indirect outcomes of the project. Written by Helga Henry and Lara Ratnaraja.

By Helga Henry, Lara RatnajaraPublished:2018 Type: research


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Guided by Young Voices

In a new guide from Roundhouse we find out how to include young people on your board and in your decision making processes.

By RoundhousePublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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Encouraging Safer and More Supportive Working Practices in Theatre

A UK Theatre and SOLT handbook ensuring that everyone in theatre can prevent and tackle harassment and abuses of power ensuring a safer, more supportive, inclusive working environment.

By SOLT/UK TheatrePublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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ACE Survey on Leadership

Help Arts Council England (ACE) understand the landscape of leadership development in the cultural sectors by taking part in this 5 minute survey by King's College London.

By Arts Council EnglandPublished:2018 Type: research


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Effective Fundraising and Leadership in Arts and Culture

Future Learn's free course designed to help you improve your chances of raising funds for arts and culture by developing your leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

By University of LeedsPublished:2018 Type: article


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Now, New and Next

Now, New and Next,  produced by Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy, is a free digital publication which aims to bring together some of the learning from the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy programme.

By Michelle WrightPublished:2018 Type: article


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How to build your influencing skills

Junior arts workers are often the most in touch with audiences, but can struggle to make their voices and ideas heard. Laraine Penson offers some tips for communicating more effectively - and explains why management should listen. This article was originally written for Arts Professional.

By Laraine PensonPublished:2017 Type: article


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Open Conversations: developing strong, effective connections to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities

Voluntary Arts shares the process it undertook to create a national Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Advisory Panel. Explore the outcomes and learning that resulted from the work of this Panel.

By Voluntary ArtsPublished:2017 Type: case-study


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Cultural entrepreneurship, resilience and innovative business models

This Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy (AF&P)  Summer school essay by AF&P Fellow Clare McCullagh evaluates the theories and practices of cultural entrepreneurship and considers the impact of adopting new resilient business models on arts fundraising.

By Clare McCullagh, Arts Fundraising & PhilanthropyPublished:2016 Type: article


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From ‘Them’ to ‘Us’: the art of leading with an audience focus

A programme report exploring ideas around the role of leaders and leadership styles in actively encouraging relationships with diverse audiences. The From Them to Us programme was devised for CultureHive 2014 - 2016. It looked at how leaders are effecting a change towards 'audience focus'. Save

Published:2016 Type: research


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Hackney Empire Business Model Case Study

Discover how Hackney Empire changed its business model in response to financial crisis and the threat of reducing subsidy.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2015 Type: case-study


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Red Earth Theatre Business Model Case Study

Learn how Red Earth Theatre created a more sustainable business model to overcome the 'crisis of short-termism' often experienced by project-funded organisations.

By Mark RobinsonPublished:2015 Type: case-study


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Re-framing risk

How does an arts organisation tackle change successfully in difficult economic times? This resource summarises discussions with leaders from four cultural organisations - Whitworth Art Gallery, Battersea Arts Centre, Sadlers Wells and Arc, Stockton - about their approaches to organisational change and risk-taking.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Governance in the not-for-profit cultural sector

This report looks at issues around governance in the arts. Why think about governance in the not-for-profit cultural sector? The governors of an organisation, whether they go by the name of trustees, directors or non-executive directors, are in a position of trust. They have a duty towards the organisation's objectives and its provision of public benefit. They also have duties of care to donors, funders from the Arts Council, National Lottery to Trusts or even shareholders and the employees of a firm.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Cultural leadership in powerful times

In order to thrive in today's challenging environment, arts organisations need to develop a higher tolerance for complexity, uncertainty and not knowing; this state can only be developed through experience. This paper argues that cultural leaders should support transformation in a way that looks forward rather than back.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Inside the edge – the search for 21st century people

Key to the success of the arts and cultural sector's 'design for transition’ will be the people who work in, and with, its organisations. Learn more about plans to identify the 21st-century competencies that already drive success in the arts and cultural sector, and how they might be developed in people to create environments in which they and the arts can increasingly flourish.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Personalisation and the future of successful cultural leadership

Mixed Arts Venues (MAVs) have become increasingly visible in recent years presenting innovative programmes of independent film, digital and non digital arts, and running popular social spaces that serve local communities. A network of six MAV venues: Cornerhouse (Manchester), FACT (Liverpool), Watershed (Bristol), Broadway (Nottingham), Showroom (Sheffield) and Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle), was successfully awarded funding from the Cultural Leadership Programme to explore personalisation of audience experiences and its impact on cultural leadership. This article - the dissemination report - is part of the evaluation, and one of the outcomes of this project.      

Published:2013 Type: article


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The changing world of internal communication

Effective internal communication is vital in business. This article explores why internal communications are changing, the shifting role of leadership communication, and the importance of linking internal communications to business strategy. Drawing on evidence from various organisations you'll find practical suggestions about what you need to consider for your organisation - including questioning your own communication barriers.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Encouraging digital access to culture

Gives guidance to decision makers in the cultural sector on increasing public digital access to cultural institutions. It encourages rapid deployment of digital techniques where they will do good, by engaging more people, raising the quality of experiences, and saving money. Includes sections on organisational strategy and leadership, organisational culture, the building blocks of digital projects and services, and 10 essential steps to take towards digital engagement with the arts.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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The everyday practice of leadership

Tim Wheeler shares Mind the Gap theatre company's aim to make it possible for learning-disabled and non-disabled artists to work together as equals – not as therapist and client or facilitator and participant, but as artists working together. He looks at the processes in place to achieve this aim, how he works as a leader and what he has learned about leadership.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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From arts marketer to CEO

A leadership article.  Peter Bellingham, Managing Director - Welsh National Opera, shares some thoughts on his career progression to a senior executive role in the arts and cultural sector.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Leadership in arts organisations – the importance of trust

The main findings of the 2009 Index of Leadership Trust by the Institute of Leadership and Management and Management Today

Published:2013 Type: research


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Case study of a failing orchestra

This in-depth case study report focuses on the San Jose Symphony Orchestra which closed in 2002 and is a cautionary tale for other cities, other symphony orchestras, for those in the entertainment industry, and for anyone connected with a nonprofit organisation. It looks at the history of classical music organisations, its market, the avoidance of the concert hall, competition, consumer preference, financial and organisational issues, leadership, economic issues and provides advice for other orchestras.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Leadership and Cultural Value

This article develops the idea of Cultural Value into a critical tool that can be used by cultural institutions to improve their professional practice, the services they deliver, and the value they create. It argues that the adoption of Institutional Value as an analytical methodology will lead to positive organisational change. The context of the essay is the general recognition that the cultural sector needs to strengthen its leadership, It suggests a methodology for measuring institutional value of an organisation.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Organisational change

A case study of organisational change at the Royal Shakespeare Company, guided by their ensemble principles: Emotions are important – acknowledge them Leaders are at the heart of a network, not at the top of a pyramid The realisation of creativity rests on collaboration Conceptual simplicity is the best response to organisational and contextual complexity Key ways of achieving organisational change: Conscious interventions Leadership in the form of leading by example Self-organisation Experimentation. The report is detailed about how change was managed. Demos explores three areas that other organisations might learn from the RSC model; leadership, networks and creativity and change.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Delivering artistic excellence to capitvate and engage.

A strategic review highlighted the real possibility of major cuts in public funding for the arts leading up to and post the Olympic Games of 2012.  This realisation led to new targets around increasing attendances for existing product, as well as the need to identify new business opportunities.  Learn how The Cornerhouse managed to maintain its standing with existing audiences whilst at the same time learning to engage with people in different ways.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Recruiting and inducting staff: a checklist

This sheet is intended as an aid to local authority arts recruitment and may serve as a guide for officer induction for people either starting a new job, or being promoted within an authority to a new position. As well as noting key periods, you'll find useful check lists of what to do pre-employment, on recruitment, and during the induction of staff.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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How to lead organisational change with limited authority

In any role staff have the potential to successfully lead organisational change. This article provides the theory behind leading with limited authority, including key factors such as understanding barriers or dealing with the sources of resistance to innovation. The author argues that if arts organisations continue as they are - resisting change and innovation - then our audiences will become static.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Influencing the resilience of your organisation

As a marketer, you can play a strategic part in moving your organisation forward no matter what your job role. This article explains how to step up, influence your organisation and community through 'ROAR': by being reflective, open, adaptive and responsible. You'll find practical tips for increasing organisational resilience whilst remaining true to purpose.    

Published:2013 Type: article


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Art and audiences – a changing relationship

Based around a case study of Theatre Passe Muraille, Canada's oldest new work theatre, this explores what 'audience engagement' really is - should cultural organisations challenge themselves to reconsider the relationship they want with their communities? It considers how an organisation can engage a diverse community of people with its artistic work.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Organisational culture and engaging audiences

A dialogue between experienced arts professionals about how organisational culture, structure, governance and systems can be looked at to maximise audience engagement.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Becoming an engaged organisation

The former Director General of the National Trust explains how she took the Trust  from an inward-looking, traditional membership organisation to being a highly engaged one, encouraging its members to connect and participate on many different levels.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Art led and audience driven

How to develop an organisation that is artistically-led and audience focused.  Jodi Myers explains the importance of dialogue between the marketing and programming departments in arts organisations, seeing this as the key to developing 'the audience for the art, and the art for the audience'.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Leadership – from 'me, they' to 'me, we'

Transcript of a keynote presentation on leadership and eliminating your own biases.

Published:2012 Type: article


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Influencing skills

A guide to influencing people, based on a practical workshop session exploring how to effectively manage a range of relationships - with suppliers and key stakeholders, within line management contexts, upwards and sideways within your organisation.

Published:2012 Type: guide-toolkit


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