17 February 2020
Surveys on museum employee engagement are now commonplace. But real engagement comes from accountability, and that starts with respect for all staff.
20 January 2020
Museum workers are calling out the contradictions of their institutions and the field. Are museums—and workers—ready for the changes required?
13 January 2020
In the first issue of The Museum at the End of the World, a members-only newsletter for Museum Human subscribers, look at 2001: A Space Odyssey—for the meetings. Subscribe below to mix some speculative investigations with your museum org culture.
03 November 2019
Changing your mind? Open to opinions? The museum field doesn't seem to value I-don't-know-it-alls.
11 August 2019
Is burnout in the museum field something particular to the sector, or just another expression of the rotten Matrix? And which do we tackle first?
28 November 2017
The Museum Computer Network 2017 conference was heavy on change, leadership, and navigating the org chart. Have we entered a "post-digital" era of "always be changing" in museum technology?
30 October 2017
Two intense, long, emotional days at the personal-authenticity-and-development end of the organizational culture spectrum.
04 March 2017
Workplaces are only getting busier. How do museum workers find time to think?
16 January 2017
The workplace psychology movement of the week is a call for authenticity. Do museums have a particular office honesty problem?
19 November 2016
If you work in a museum, the title of this post is a no-brainer, but it is also part of the problem.