Understanding who is driving the artistic choices as well as to how they fit into an overall organizational artistic vision is important both for continuity and stability.
It is a given for just about any nonprofit that attracting, retaining and upgrading patrons is the name of the game. Afterall, if an organization produces great art and there is no one in the hall to see it is it still great art? An organization's marketing plan is crucial to operations.
It is a fact of life that people change jobs. Whether it is for professional growth or other reasons, organizations are facing more job transitions as a result of the improving economy.
What drives your organization's success? Do you understand the processes that get you to the results you need? If not, spending more time on process and less on results will lead to sustainable success and a continuous learning environment for your organization.