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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "organisational culture"

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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Nordiska Museet’s journey to becoming a digital organisation

Nordiska Museet, Sweden’s museum of cultural history, has a vast collection. In 2010 they started a journey to improve the museum's communication of its collection with its visitors. The museum started a process of placing digital at its centre. This resource shares some of the successes and challenges that they faced over three years and their experiences of working with different organisations.

Published:2014 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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The Art of Living

In a follow-up to The Art of Dying, this article surveys the challenges and opportunities facing funding practice across the whole cultural sector. In a thorough and stimulating survey of arts and cultural organisations and all four funding communities, this is the first synthesis of all the funding issues the sector faces.

Published:2013 Type: article


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The Art of Dying

This essay considers how arts organisations might live a little better.  Would a more concerted effort to correct deficiencies in evaluating performance, defining success and establishing a more developed culture of accountability across the sector instil greater dynamism and excellence?

Published:2013 Type: article


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Becoming a social arts organisation

This paper is an attempt to understand what a “social arts organisation” would look like, and to describe how it would behave. It covers what it means to be social; how the online experience differs from the traditional one, and using analytics to see who is talking to you and when. It also examines organisational change brought about by social media, and provides useful examples from around the web.

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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Cultural diversity and audience development

Discover arguments for focusing on cultural diversity, examples of good practice and practical advice for marketing, management and audience development in this comprehensive guide.

By Alison Edbury, Rachel Harrison, Anne Torreggiani, Ivan Wadeson, Heather MaitlandPublished:2013 Type: article


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How to understand branding and the value of being brand-led as an arts organisation

The Head of Thinking at Wolff Olins presents his experience of how a strong brand that faithfully reflects the organisation's values and possibilities can make a big difference to its success. This is a transcript from Robert Jones' presentation at Museums and Galleries Marketing Day 2009.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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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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How the changing economy affects the arts

What challenges do arts organisations face as a result of changes in the economy? This article looks at how organisations can transform to cope with change and become resilient, while focusing on long-term social and cultural goals.

Published:2013 Type: article


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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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Understanding audiences and visitors – a case study from Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery embraced a culture of experimentation during a year-long collaborative programme, which aimed to develop a greater understanding of the relevance of their renowned Pre-Raphaelite collection to a contemporary Manchester audience.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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Get creative with practical team building

Lisa Baxter is no team-building expert but her work creates great teams and in this article she explains how team building is about creating a climate of positive, productive co-working where the talents of the team are valued and realised in relation to some goal or purpose they all share.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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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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