Three Strategic Planning Challenges

I’ve been part of a group helping the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) review their guidelines for graduate-level education in strategic planning. I’ve found myself thinking about three challenges in strategic planning that we see in our work, and I wanted to release these thoughts into the wild and see what happens. On the one hand, I hope raising these questions sparks your thinking about your strategic planning challenges. On the other, I (and I have no doubt our entire community) would love to hear stories about how you … [Read more...]

Design Thinking for Social Innovation | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Although the article focuses on the use of design thinking for tackling systemic social problems, it highlights many ideas that could help any organization become more innovative and responsive to their customer and environment, including: - background on design thinking - strategies for identifying community needs - suggestions for more innovative idea generation Design Thinking for Social Innovation | Stanford Social Innovation Review. … [Read more...]