1. The role of trustees In this resource, our expert, Michael Turnpenny, Head of Museums Development Yorkshire, explores the importance of your trustees in any change programme and considers approaches to convince them of the urgency of change. Trustees are important champions for your organisation and represent its mission and values externally, so having trustees … Read more
Resources tagged with change management
1. Introduction In this resource our expert, Dr Stephen Dobson, University of Leeds, explains how you can use ‘Fishbone’ analysis to help you determine which problems your organisation might be able to address with digital change. The first step in identifying the most important areas where digital can have a positive impact on your heritage … Read more
1. Planning for change When planning to implement any kind of significant change to the way an organisation runs, it is necessary to make sure you have people on board. This can be especially difficult when adopting digital change as it may challenge staff, trustees and volunteers to get behind a way of working which … Read more
‘Pivot’ is one of the most-used words of 2020 – but how much change can cultural organisations realistically make to their business models? This is a recording of a session from our conference Covid-19: Changing Culture? in November 2021. The conference shared emerging findings from our Covid-19 research project and discussed implications with practitioners and … Read more
In the second of a series of three articles, Elliot Mark Senior Copywriter at Ecommerce Platforms takes us through four key things that are stopping our businesses growing remotely.
There is substantial evidence that significant demographic changes will have had a demonstrable impact on the arts by 2025. A growing, ageing, and better-educated population, with more non-traditional households and new ideas about community mean the arts will have to adapt to remain relevant. This report provides an overview of some research into this area.
Throughout the last century, the pinnacle of the performing arts was generally considered to be the big lyric forms which dominated the 19th: opera, ballet and orchestral music. But is it a given that these will continue to occupy the same position? Many question that premise, concerned that the large, permanent organisations which have been … Read more
This article examines the impact of cultural diversity on national cultural institutions. It considers whether, long used to defending a particular set of cultural values, they can transform themselves into defenders of democratic cultural participation.
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.
This article includes two case studies from Tyne & Wear Museums and macrobert. Each author looks at how they made integral changes to their organisation in order to develop new and diverse audiences. From improving the overall visitor experience through to developing venue brands; and setting up youth panels through to developing a children’s charter, … Read more