Building Leadership Throughout Your Organization

Jan 26, 2009
Leadership departures mustn't always be abrupt; all CEO's must retire or move onto their next opportunity at some point in their careers. In this discussion, museum consultant Laura Roberts will focus on how to create a a plan for developing the leadership talent on your staff and board and will help you to custom design a plan for your institution. Designed for CEO's, HR Managers, or Department Heads and Board chairs.

Emergency Succession Planning

Jan 12, 2009
What if your museum's CEO was suddenly unable to fulfill his or her leadership role? Would senior staff know how to carry on? Has succession planning been discussed at your institution? Museum consultant Laura Roberts leads a webinar that will take your organization through the planning and development of an emergency succession plan. Designed for CEOs, Board Members and Senior Staff Members, this webinar will help to initiate a dialogue on preparing your museum for an unplanned disruption in leadership.

Report to the Field: Deaccessioning Bill (A6959‑A/S4584‑A)

Jan 01, 2009
MANY's latest report details the results of our recent deaccessioning survey. Download Report to the Field: Deaccessioning Bill (A6959-A/S4584-A) (Acrobat/Adobe PDF format, 153KB) (Click here to get Adobe Reader)

MANY e-Connections monthly email newsletter (subscription)

Sep 06, 2008
Regular updates of activities and initiatives from state agencies and legislation that affect museums; member news; personnel appointments; funding calendar; employment column. A benefit of individual, institutional and corporate membership, but can be purchased separately. Please contact our office or 518-273-3400 to order

2008-2009 MANY Salary & Benefits Survey

Sep 05, 2008
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Websites & Blogs

Sep 02, 2008
New! Lucy P.


Sep 02, 2008
New! Tuhus-Dubrow, Rebecca. “The Female Advantage: A New Reason for Businesses to Promote Women, It’s Profitable.” The Boston Globe, May 3, 2009. New! Shellenbarger, Sue. Meritocracy or “Mean Girls: How Important Is Office Popularity?, Wall Street Journal Blogs, February 19, 2009, available online at Vedantum, Shankar, Salary, Gender and the Social Cost of Haggling, Washington Post, July 30, 2007, page A07 or on


Sep 02, 2008
New! Haigh, Jo. Tales From the Glass Ceiling: A Survival Guide for Women in Business, Piatkus Books, 2009. New! Frohlinger, Carol. Her Place t the Table: Using Negotiation Skills to Get What You Want. Jossey-Bass, 2004. New! Shephard, Molly D. Breaking Into the Boy’s Club: 8 Ways for Women to Get Ahead in Business, 2009 Babcock, Linda and Sara Laschever. Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation. Bantam, 2007.

Websites & Blogs

Sep 02, 2008 A general workplace mentoring site with some good tips and articles. American Association for State and Local History’s mentor page and program is still under construction, but keep it bookmarked.


Sep 02, 2008
Workplace Loyalties Change, but the Value of Mentoring Doesn’t, Published: May 16, 2007 in Knowledge@Wharton