Happy New Year from Management INK!

To celebrate winter on this New Year's Eve, here is a collection of beautiful, winter-themed art: Pancake Tuesday (Maslenista) by Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev Cathedral Rock by Albert Beirstadt Plum Tree in Snow by Ohara Keizan Fishing Fleet off Labrador by William Bradford Le Puy in the Snow by Albert Dubois-Pillet Waldlandschaft in Winter by Karl … Continue reading Happy New Year from Management INK!

Using Creativity and Beauty to Find Solutions

The news isn't always uplifting: declining home price growth, sinking big business profits, and rising gas prices can make for an economy that is less than reassuring. How can we even start to fix it? According to Nancy Adler there is hope if we allow our passions to lead us to creative solutions and we … Continue reading Using Creativity and Beauty to Find Solutions

The Role of the Arts in Organizational Settings

What if an artist ran your company? In an effort to determine what benefit organizations and practitioners can gain from the arts, this article examines song lyrics, drama scripts, and poems in the context of organizational development, with some useful implications for those seeking innovative approaches to business strategy. Oranuch Pruetipibultham of the University of … Continue reading The Role of the Arts in Organizational Settings

Leading Beautifully: The Creative Economy and Beyond

Nancy Adler, of McGill University, published "Leading Beautifully: The Creative Economy and Beyond," along with a corresponding video, in OnlineFirst of the Journal of Management Inquiry. In her article, Adler recognizes the many crises that the world is facing today and the necessity for business to reposition itself at the forefront of society. It is important to then shift … Continue reading Leading Beautifully: The Creative Economy and Beyond