Author(s): Mitchell, Charles; Ray, Phd, Rebecca L.; and van Ark, PhD, Bart
Date of Publication: 2015

Since 1999, The Conference Board CEO Challenge survey has asked CEOs, presidents, and chairmen across the globe to identity their most critical challenges. In the 2015 edition of the survey, based on 943 responses, CEOs rank human capital, innovation, customer relationships, operational excellence, and sustainability as their top five long-term challenges to business growth.

Author(s): Maya Angelou
Date of Publication:

Maya Angelou presented remarks called The Role of Art in Life as a keynote speaker at the seventh annual convention presented by National Association of Local Arts Agencies (NALAA).

Author(s): Terrie Temkin
Date of Publication: November/December 2001

"Everyone is busy. Board members tend to be amongst the busiest of people–choosing to fit community involvement in between family, friends, work, and leisure. All too often we believe that we can’t ask anything more of these gracious, giving individuals. But, when most people tackle a job, they want to do it right. How can you expect your board members to do their jobs right without the proper tools, which in this case is knowledge? You must invest in educating them about your organization and its mission."

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: 2010

This year’s topic, The Role of the Arts in Educating America for Great Leadership and Economic Strength, is important to us all. As a country, we face enormous challenges—from the economy to the environment to maintaining our global competitiveness. Overcoming these challenges requires both vision and the know-how to make it happen. Education remains at the heart of whether our young people and our workers will be prepared to meet these challenges head on.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: 2006

Nonprofit arts organizations derive 43 percent of their revenue from private contributions (individuals, foundations, and corporations). It is this funding stream that enables them to deliver their cultural product, affordably, to the entire community. Research suggests that we are in the midst of a major shift in how these organizations are supported—one that if not addressed will radically alter America’s cultural landscape.

Author(s): Cohen, Martin D.; Morris, Thomas W.; Rifkin, Ned; Scorca, Marc A.; Wichterman, Catherine; Rodgers, Bruce E.; Sasser, Nancy; Kotter, John P.
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The theme of this issue of the National Arts Stabilization Journal is Leading and Managing Change in Arts Organizations.

Author(s): Harder, Paul; Bedwell, Deboarh; Cameron, Elizabeth; Hockett, Carol; Williams, Patterson B.; Godfrey, Marian A.; Masaki, Karen; Campbell, Andrew; Berger, Ted; O'Meara, Sharon; Egan, Patricia; See Notes for additional authors
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The theme of this issue of the National Arts Stabilization Journal is Measuring Joy: Evaluation in the Arts.

Author(s): Mulcahy, Kevin V.
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2005

This article by Kevin V. Mulcahy is a reconstruction of his keynote address at the 1st Annual Ringling Cultural Symposium in Sarasota, Florida, February 3-15, 2003. The purpose of the publication is to share information and encourage others to contribute papers on policy issues which affect Florida's arts institutions.

Author(s): McIlquham, John
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 2002

This article discusses the modest salaries paid to most nonprofit chief executives. The author is puzzled as to why many nonprofit boards look for quality performance in the managerial positions of nonprofit organizations and yet offer compensation that is noncompetitive with the for-profit sector. The article also notes the value of a talented director of volunteers.

Author(s): International Sculpture Center
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2001

This article reproduces excerpts of general comments from two meetings at the Art and Planning sessions of the 19th International Sculpture Conference. A broad range of topics were discussed about the general and specific questions facing art and artists in public spaces in the 21st Century.