19 November 2021

Links of the Week: November 19, 2021: Post-Conference-Era Follow-up

My post on museum conferences generated a fair amount of comments. What larger concerns were implicated?

05 November 2021

Links of the Week: November 5, 2021: Hybrid Check-in

Everyone's writing about the Great Resignation. Is anyone doing anything about it, besides leaving? And, a survey!

12 October 2021

The Tech-Driven Cult of the Individual Harms Museum Workers' Mental Health

Personalized tech was supposed to help mental health issues in museums. What happened?

08 October 2021

Links of the Week: October 8, 2021: Hybrid Games

Workers forced into office-centered hybrid arrangements are finding that they're returning to … remote work.

17 September 2021

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?

17 August 2021

Automation and museum work, part II: the museum metaverse

Is there another reality where museum workers can leave bad org culture behind?

12 August 2021

Links of the Week: August 12, 2021: Workplace Return or Rapture?

What if the get-back-to-the-building museum leaders are the ones risking irrelevance?

03 August 2021

What Is "Org Culture" in Museums, Anyway?

Defining organizational culture in cultural organizations can be difficult, which is both its challenge and its potential.

15 July 2021

Links of the Week: July 15, 2021: Paradoxes All the Way Down

Museums are adopting an attitude of relentless cautious optimism to mask uncertainty and paradox.

01 July 2021

Links of the Week: July 1, 2021: Fear Itself

What about remote work has museum leaders so afraid?

29 June 2021

The End of the Museum Worker Silent Majority?

The return-to-workplace push may finally expose the cost of worker silence in museums.

17 June 2021

Links of the Week: June 17, 2021: Mindsets, revisited

Museums are full of mindsets, like most organizations. What behaviors are being excused?

10 June 2021

Links of the Week: June 10, 2021: Where Will You Work?

Has fear of an empty workplace supplanted promised org humanism and flexibility?

27 May 2021

Links of the Week: May 27, 2021: Get Back …

Museums, like many institutions, are pushing for remote workers to come back to the workplace. Why … and how?

13 May 2021

Links of the Week: May 13, 2021: Ace off Base

What does the internal turmoil at a small software company have to do with museum org culture? Read on.