Links of the Week: March 17, 2023: The Brittle
This week's links include the polycrisis, transparency, care vs fascism, and what museums should be doing about it all.
Museums and the X-day Workweek
A shorter workweek is under discussion, but are orgs still desperately avoiding real flexibility?
Links of the Week: February 24, 2023: Getting Back to Museums
Museums and their workers have a world full of problems to deal with.
Quiet Quitting in Museums is More than Just Taking It Easy
Quiet quitting is a journey of worker self-worth and one that museums have to take very seriously.
Links of the Week: July 15, 2022: (Northern) Summer Grab Bag
Here are some links on mission creep, DEIA, crypto, and burnout.
We Ignore the Museum Busyness Elephant at Our Peril
Museum workloads are undermining the entire remote/return discussion and so much more.
Links of the Week: January 21, 2022: Traumatic Times
Exploitation around many individual issues is adding up to big trauma for museum workers.
Museum Disruption Revisited (and Dismantling Visited)
Can museum workers really down bring their own system?
Links of the Week: September 17, 2021: The Great Exhausting
The Great Resignation is here, but is there a deeper issue lurking in the museum field?
Introverts and Extroverts in Museum Work
Is a museum workplace possible which benefits introverts, extroverts, and everyone who's both and in between?
Museum Work in an Age of Anxiety
Are museums and workers ready to confront existential threats to their very existence?
The NFT Conundrum for Museums
Can museums resist the latest get-rich-quick-(by-making-others-poor) scheme?
The cult of busyness is the museum field's daily expression of weaponized and exploited time.
How to Make Museum Work Flexible, not Fauxible
Flexible work is not just schedules and policies. It's roles, skills, mindsets, and more. Otherwise it's fake flexibility: fauxibility.