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Beads, Sculptures, And Baskets: South African Traditional Craft As A Means Of Economic Empowerment, Sasha Kaori Hippard 2012 SIT Study Abroad

Beads, Sculptures, And Baskets: South African Traditional Craft As A Means Of Economic Empowerment, Sasha Kaori Hippard

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

The significance of the South African traditional craft industry is often associated with the preservation of historical culture. However, besides being a crucial element in the protection and promotion of cultural heritage, craftwork also can be a significant source of income generation for disadvantaged communities across South Africa. The African Art Centre, a non-profit organization located in Durban, reaches out to various communities of disadvantage in and around the KwaZulu Natal province, holding training and design workshops, providing access to craft skills and materials, and providing a market for the sale of craft as a source of sustainable economic empowerment ...


Check-In, Attendees of the Symposium 2012 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Check-In, Attendees Of The Symposium

NJTIP Annual Symposium

Check-in for the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property's 7th Annual Symposium


The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas, Jennifer S. Mueller, Shimul Melwani, Jack A. Goncalo 2012 University of Pennsylvania

The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas, Jennifer S. Mueller, Shimul Melwani, Jack A. Goncalo

Management Papers

People often reject creative ideas, even when espousing creativity as a desired goal. To explain this paradox, we propose that people can hold a bias against creativity that is not necessarily overt and that is activated when people experience a motivation to reduce uncertainty. In two experiments, we manipulated uncertainty using different methods, including an uncertainty-reduction prime. The results of both experiments demonstrated the existence of a negative bias against creativity (relative to practicality) when participants experienced uncertainty. Furthermore, this bias against creativity interfered with participants’ ability to recognize a creative idea. These results reveal a concealed barrier that creative ...


Under The Radar: A Study Of Small And Mid-Sized Theatres In The Denver-Metro Area, Andrew Metzroth 2012 University of Colorado at Boulder

Under The Radar: A Study Of Small And Mid-Sized Theatres In The Denver-Metro Area, Andrew Metzroth

Theatre and Dance Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Small and mid-sized theatres have been under-studied compared to their larger counterparts and the regional theatre movement as a whole. Analyzing the context in which small and mid-sized Denver-Metro theatres operate and their day-to-day business practices can provide valuable insight into an often overlooked community. Part I of this thesis explores the environment in which these theatres exist, including discussions of geography, media relations, major granting organizations, the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, and the future of the Denver-Metro area. Part II uses interviews and financial data to profile a dozen theatres within the Denver-Metro area (including three that have ...


Musicology And Cruisicology : Formal Musical Performance On Cruise Ships 2003-2011, David W. Cashman 2012 Southern Cross University

Musicology And Cruisicology : Formal Musical Performance On Cruise Ships 2003-2011, David W. Cashman

Theses

The burgeoning cruise industry staged live musical performances daily for the nearly 15 million tourists who undertook a cruise in 2010. These performances play important roles in the integrated cruise leisure product, such as controlling guest movement, encouraging consumption and portraying the cruise line as it wishes to be portrayed. Performances also provide reassurances of familiarity and safety regardless of the location of the cruise ship. Such performances contribute to the experience of a cruise thereby contributing to the profitability of the industry. The documentation and manner and method of musical implementation aboard cruise ships form the focus of this ...


Museums, Leadership, And Transfer: An Inquiry Into Organizational Supports For Learning Leadership, Julie I. Johnson 2012 Antioch University - PhD Program in Leadership and Change

Museums, Leadership, And Transfer: An Inquiry Into Organizational Supports For Learning Leadership, Julie I. Johnson

Dissertations & Theses

Given the rapid changes that 21st century museums must manage, flexible thinking about leadership forms and purposes is needed. Today's complex leadership landscape necessitates that staff engage in enacting leadership with positional leaders. Limited empirical literature exists that describes how the next generation of museum leaders is being nurtured and developed. The purpose of this study was to: describe museum professionals' perceptions of leadership practices; investigate museums as sites of organizational and leadership learning; and consider the experiences of museum professionals who have participated in leader development programs. The study involved an on-line survey with 310 professionals working in ...


Rationalising Public Service: Scheduling As A Tool Of Management In Rté Television, Ann-Marie Murray 2011 Dublin Institute of Technology

Rationalising Public Service: Scheduling As A Tool Of Management In Rté Television, Ann-Marie Murray

Doctoral

Developments in the media industry, notably the increasing commercialisation of broadcasting and deregulation, have combined to create a television system that is now driven primarily by ratings. Public broadcast organisations must adopt novel strategies to survive and compete in this new environment, where they need to combine public service with popularity. In this context, scheduling has emerged as the central management tool, organising production and controlling budgets, and is now the driving force in television. Located within Weber’s theoretical framework of rationalisation, this study analyses the rise of scheduling as part of a wider organisational response to political and ...


2011 Manifest Program, Columbia College Chicago 2011 Columbia College Chicago

2011 Manifest Program, Columbia College Chicago

Manifest Programs

A program for the Manifest Urban-Arts Festival held by Columbia College Chicago on May 13, 2011.


Influence Or Deterrence: A Critical Analysis Of The History And Current State Of Music Videos In The Us, Shannon Blow 2011 Stephen F Austin State University

Influence Or Deterrence: A Critical Analysis Of The History And Current State Of Music Videos In The Us, Shannon Blow

Undergraduate Research Conference

This paper critically examines the medium of music videos and its influences in society through examples and through a variety of critical theoretical concepts.


Art For Reward's Sake: Visual Art Recruits The Ventral Striatum, Simon Lacey, Henrik Hagvedt, Vanessa Patrick, Amy Anderson, Randall Stilla, Gopikrishna Deshpande, Hu Xioping, Joao Sato, Srinivas K. REDDY, Krish Sathian 2011 Singapore Management University

Art For Reward's Sake: Visual Art Recruits The Ventral Striatum, Simon Lacey, Henrik Hagvedt, Vanessa Patrick, Amy Anderson, Randall Stilla, Gopikrishna Deshpande, Hu Xioping, Joao Sato, Srinivas K. Reddy, Krish Sathian

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

A recent study showed that people evaluate products more positively when they are physically associated with art images than similar non-art images. Neuroimaging studies of visual art have investigated artistic style and esthetic preference but not brain responses attributable specifically to the artistic status of images. Here we tested the hypothesis that the artistic status of images engages reward circuitry, using event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) during viewing of art and non-art images matched for content. Subjects made animacy judgments in response to each image. Relative to non-art images, art images activated, on both subject- and item-wise analyses, reward-related ...


Impact Of Human Capital On The Organization Performance, Philadelphia University 2011 Philadelphia University

Impact Of Human Capital On The Organization Performance, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Southern Gold Coast Music Hubs Legacy Document, Ben Farr-Wharton, Kerry Brown, Thomas Dick 2011 Southern Cross University

Southern Gold Coast Music Hubs Legacy Document, Ben Farr-Wharton, Kerry Brown, Thomas Dick

Thomas Dick

This report accounts for the potential economic and social benefits of the Southern Gold Coast Music Hub Project to the Southern Gold Coast (SGC) region. It explores linked subprojects, events and activities that will come under the banner of the SGC Music Hub project, accounting for the quantification, timing and synergies of such endeavors. Significantly this report proposes implementation strategies including a roadmap to secure a signature creative industries-­ based festival to occur in Southern Gold Coast region over the next three years. This document has been informed by an extensive research and data collection process. This has included a ...


An Investigation Into How Greater Financial Stability Can Be Achieved For Portugal’S National Museums Under Management Of The Portuguese Institute Of Museums And Conservation (Imc), Luis Ramos Pinto 2011 Sotheby's Institute of Art

An Investigation Into How Greater Financial Stability Can Be Achieved For Portugal’S National Museums Under Management Of The Portuguese Institute Of Museums And Conservation (Imc), Luis Ramos Pinto

MA Theses

The European sovereign debt crisis has led to considerable cuts in public funding for the arts. Portugal, one of the countries most affected by the crisis has recently seen consistent public cuts for its cultural organizations. With the prospect of continued budget cuts, this paper seeks to examine how Portugal's largest public institute for the management of museums and built heritage the IMC (Instituto de Museus e Conservação) can seek to generate more private revenue and lower its costs in order to garner greater financial stability for itself. The research, based primarily on financial information dating up to 2010 ...


Entrepreneurship In The Creative Industries: An International Perspective, Lori Wagner 2011 Sacred Heart University

Entrepreneurship In The Creative Industries: An International Perspective, Lori Wagner

New England Journal of Entrepreneurship

Book review by Lori Wagner.

Henry, Colette, ed. Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries: An International Perspective. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007. ISBN 9781845426101


U.S. Biennial, Inc.; Prospect New Orleans, Ashley Chavis 2010 University of New Orleans

U.S. Biennial, Inc.; Prospect New Orleans, Ashley Chavis

Arts Administration Master's Reports

In February 2010, I began an internship with U.S. Biennial, Inc. in their New York City office. U.S. Biennial, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that produces Prospect New Orleans, an international contemporary art show. I was asked to be the Development Intern to work directly with the Director of Development as well as assist the other staff with their day-to-day duties. The following report includes an overview of the organization, a description of my role as an intern with the organization, my analysis of the administration of the organization, and my recommendations for the organization that I developed ...


How To Achieve Customer Knowledge Retention., Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

How To Achieve Customer Knowledge Retention., Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Redes Culturales: Corresponsabilidad Social Y La Sostenibilidad En El Aprovechamiento De Los Recursos Culturales, Sylvie Duran 2010 InCorpore / Cultura e Integración

Redes Culturales: Corresponsabilidad Social Y La Sostenibilidad En El Aprovechamiento De Los Recursos Culturales, Sylvie Duran

Sylvie E. Duran Mrs.

Presentation on cultural networks, especially in Central America. It begins with a discussion on paradigms concerning networking and a serie of tools to account for sustainability in culture and networking as systemic strategy.


The Robert E. Gard Reader : To Change The Face Of America, From Writings By Robert E. Gard, Robert E. Gard, Maryo Gard Gard Ewell, LaMoine MacLaughlin 2010 Northern Lakes Center for the Arts

The Robert E. Gard Reader : To Change The Face Of America, From Writings By Robert E. Gard, Robert E. Gard, Maryo Gard Gard Ewell, Lamoine Maclaughlin

Scholarship Collection

This Reader draws from the works of Robert E. Gard, professor at the University of Wisconsin, Extension. His chief areas of activity were in the theatre arts and in creative writing, with a strong side activity in collecting and publishing the folklore of the state. He established the functional area of arts development under University Extension and remained a specialist in the arts in smaller communities and rural areas.


Transitions To A New Museum: An Examination Of The Factors That Lead Museums Toward Education As An Institution Priority, Tanya Tobias-Tomis 2010 Skidmore College

Transitions To A New Museum: An Examination Of The Factors That Lead Museums Toward Education As An Institution Priority, Tanya Tobias-Tomis

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Student Scholarship

This essay discusses how changes to state and federal funding, increasing competition from non-museum arts organizations and a desire to strengthen, build and diversify audiences encouraged museums to position education as an institutional priority. These factors combined with an intensifying frustration about a lack of professional standards and growing criticism of the field, encouraged museum educators to develop and adopt new, more effective ways of engaging audiences. This essay also explores how and why museums universally adopted Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) to better position themselves to compete for participation and funding. This essay concludes with several suggestions, or a plan ...


Nerve Endings: Betty Parsons, Marcia Tucker, And Alanna Heiss, Cyndi Conn 2010 Skidmore College

Nerve Endings: Betty Parsons, Marcia Tucker, And Alanna Heiss, Cyndi Conn

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Student Scholarship

When initially presented, new forms of art and installation can incite hostility and derision among art patrons, critics, and general audiences. New paradigms are unsettling and artistic breakthroughs can threaten belief systems people hold dear to their understanding of the art world and how it functions. Some of the most distinguished and iconic artists in modem history have found notoriety and recognition through years, even decades, of slowly evolving acceptance into the cultural mainstream.


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