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Readers' Comments

All sponsorship is about influence in either a soft or hard way. Surely the benefit of using sponsorship to bring in audiences has to...
I read your article with interest Simon as I have been working at leadership for some time. I have been intrigued by the concept of...
Posted by Arthur Acheson on Producing leaders, not followers
Thank you for your comment. There is a contrast in the role of a corporate sponsor that has some connection to exhibition content and...
Posted by Chris Garrard on Exposing ethical questions
Thank you for your comment. The full report I refer to draws upon 53 key pieces of material which had been drawn from hundreds of pages...
Posted by Chris Garrard on Exposing ethical questions
While I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment that funders and curators need to be separated at the line of programmatic planning, I have...
Posted by anonymous on Exposing ethical questions
I've got quite a lot of sympathy for Art Not Oil - I've been donating to Greenpeace for decades, and they of course did a very...
Posted by Esme on Exposing ethical questions
In this day and age I find it odd that comments like these still abound. I run an arts centre in Penzance and we get a nice mixture of cast...
Posted by jeremyholloway on A capable band of women
Not so! I have been subject to these kind of comments quite recently, up to the fact that I lost out on work due to the fact that "I...
Posted by Lucyironsides on A capable band of women
You bloody beauty! Try telling the Sheffield Lasses they couldn't do ANYTHING during WWII. Let's make it normal then there will...
Posted by donnyhockey on A capable band of women
What a complete whitewash by the government, lies, more lies and statistics. Some people, like me, are not academic. I am dyslexic. That...

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