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Getting it Right: Consulting Projects (Presentation Slides)

Getting it Right: Working Successfully with Consultants from Linda Rogers Bread and Roses Life, L. Rogers

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“Ends Justify the Means” Dilemmas in the Not-for-Profit Workplace

I have been thinking for some time about how we monitor and resolve ethical dilemmas in the non-profit workplace and how we could assure that public money is well-spent. In the not-for-profit and [...]

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Michael Kaiser’s “The Art of the Turnaround”

Yesterday I was reading a post by Jodi Schoenbrun Carter on Michael Kaiser’s “Arts in Crisis” program that is a follow-up to his book, “The Art of the Turnaround”. I [...]

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Zen and the art of organizational maintenance

I think it was David Parsons, the Music Officer at the Ontario Arts Council who said to me that while he used to think of arts organizations as going through processes of recovery that would end [...]

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Restoring trust in the charitable sector.

If the recently announced self-governing code of ethics proposed by Imagine Canada is not enough to restore confidence in the transparency of the Canadian charitable sector—and I don’t believe it [...]

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Self-policing code of ethics for Canada’s charitable sector announced

The Association of Professional Fundraisers is show below updating its professional code of ethics in 1964. More than 40 years later the Canadian Charitable sector is catching up! In the wake of [...]

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Non-profit Board responsibility for Human Resource Policy

The second in a series on arts management. The World Bank has been in the news recently with the focus on the misdeeds of its CEO, President Paul Wolfowitz. As the revelations have come forward [...]

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Developing a new Arts Manager role

(The first in what I plan to be a series of articles on arts administration and volunteer board development.)Many arts organizations begin their existence with a single artist–an Artistic [...]