Managing creatives and innovation

Thinking about the way theatre companies organise, I did some reading into management theory. I was recommended to Gareth Morgan’s book, Images of Organization (Sage, 1986).  In it, he outlines a view that the way organisations think about what they do depends on metaphors, drawn from other realms: so there’s a mechanistic view: the organisation … Read moreManaging creatives and innovation

Stage managing in the curriculum

I’ve been putting off writing this post for some time now. The time has come to get things off my chest, and outline why I regard stage-managing as a valuable asset to the school and college syllabus. Having practised as a lecturer for thirty years; and been involved in the setting of vocational and academic … Read moreStage managing in the curriculum