Category: For-profit

Why are good museum workers leaving the field? –survey!

I’m working with museum colleagues Claudia Ocello, Dawn Salerno, and Sarah Erdman on this project. Please help!   As museum professionals we know that the success of the field depends on the individuals working in it. Ongoing conversations have looked at how to recruit and maintain a diverse and committed workforce and what museum professions need from the institutions they serve.  … Read more →

Oct. 15 – From the survey

Are there any for-profit/corporate organizations that you think have great workplace cultures? Why?   It seems like the tech companies (Google, Microsoft) have got it pretty good. I think organizations that value the idea of working hard and playing hard usually succeed. In museums I think sometimes a culture of “work mediocre and then get out of here” can develop… Read more →

Field trip to Genuine Interactive

One of our colleagues answered the survey question “Are there any for-profit/corporate organizations that you think have great workplace cultures?” with a company called Genuine Interactive. Since they are based here in Boston, I had to check them out.  I visited their offices last Friday with Chris Pape, Executive Creative Director/Founder. Here’s a handout that greeted me at the welcome… Read more →