Articoli taggati con ‘management’

Tafterjournal n. 66 - dicembre 2013

The rise of the unconventional approaches

di Vittoria Azzarita

The complexity of the contemporary world, combined with the social needs of increasing portions of population, puts on the table new issues to address. In a context characterised by high degrees of competitiveness and few stocks of monetary and natural resources, enterprises and cultural organisations, in particular, have to face a growing number of challenges in order to survive. The global society’s state of art points out a huge variety of common weaknesses and structural threats that makes hard to imagine a better future. The current scenario speaks about museums at risk – considering, for example, the case of Detroit Institute of Arts which is very close to sell off its artworks to pay for a city’s general debt -; culture budget cuts from local authorities, which means that arts companies could lose their funding completely; downsizing plans, as it is happening to Bloomberg where the brand of cultural journalism is being shut down or to Australia’s major classical music magazine that may close; crisis in the humanities and social sciences, seen as “luxuries” or “a waste of time” and beaten by scientific faculties.

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Progettare e valutare nel sociale. Metodi ed esperienze

di Francesca Quadrelli

L’attività di progettazione e valutazione, consolidatasi quale metodologia di intervento nel sociale a partire dagli anni settanta su tutto il territorio nazionale, ha comportato l’assunzione di una visione strategica e l’accrescimento nel tempo di capacità e competenze di dirigenti, responsabili e operatori del sociale che appaiono oggi più che mai fondamentali per far fronte alla carenza di risorse disponibili.

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