Leadership and Management

Leadership at All Levels

American Alliance of Museums

Museum magazine looks at creating leadership roles at museums at any level. Some of the suggestions include collaborating on projects, going above and beyond one’s normal job duties, and thinking strategically about one’s career goals.

Small Museum Leadership Considered

American Alliance of Museums

The Alliance provides a handout from its 2013 annual meeting, which offers tips to become a better leader and a four-part prioritization tool identifying key areas to focus energy, time and money.

Opening the Door for Emerging Professionals

American Alliance of Museums

Museum magazine looks at emerging museum professionals (EMPs) and leaders in the museum field. It explores the variety of career paths to leadership development and training for EMPs to be future leaders. It also addresses diversity beyond ethnicity, as “broad culture assets.”

Nonprofit-Specific Management Skills

Free Management Library

Free Management Library presents information on key skills needed for nonprofit management, including fundraising and grant-writing, governance, budgeting and accounting and public policy.

Leadership Matters/Thoughts on 21st Century museum leadership

Leadership Matters

Thought leaders Anne Ackerson and Joan Baldwin share their insight into what makes a good 21st-century leader in museums.

Are Leaders Always Managers?

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits presents differences between leaders and managers in nonprofit organizations.

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