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Issue 164: Umbrella Organisations , Issue 164: Response to McMaster , Issue 164: Corporate Training

  • Umbrella Organisations, Response to McMaster, Corporate Training

    25 Feb 2008

    George Gawlinski and Lois Graessle believe the best way to renew the health and energy of an organisation is to take time out together.

    A small community arts organisation under threat of closure because of funding cuts was shocked to discover on an awayday that board members, the director and staff all held conflicting views as to the best way of building a sustainable future. However, through wide-ranging conversations during walks and over good meals, an energising consensus emerged. The organisation is now set not just to survive but to thrive – despite a challenging financial environment.

    So why take time out?... more

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    There are dozens of models of arts-based corporate training springing up all over the UK. Here we look at a range of projects, each taking a different path and aiming to have a slightly different impact. Jenny Gillatt begins with a look at the benefits to an architectural practice of working creatively with a professional artist.