Leadership in Creative Enterprise
The Curb Center presents the challenges and strategies of leaders, entrepreneurs, and decision makers
Elizabeth Lingo examines the work of catalysts, paying close attention to the challenges they face and the strategies they use to make things happen amidst a web of competing interests and perspectives.
In this final assessment of EmcArts Innovation Lab, Elizabeth Long Lingo considers the Lab’s major contributions to the field as well as more specific measures of Lab success. Throughout, she offers feedback on how the Lab might be improved to leverage further the investment in the program going forward.
Additional Leadership in Creative Enterprise features from The Curb Center:
May 9th, 2011
The Curb Center’s Washington, DC, based Arts Industries Policy Forum hosted Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as its guest conversationalist on April 5, 2011. His unique perspectives on public policy regarding technology, innovation and cultural diplomacy framed the discussion. Much of the discussion centered on the role of social media in changing the political dynamics in the Middle East.
February 18th, 2011
Law professor and former Obama Administration advisor, Susan Crawford, was guest speaker at the first Arts Industries Policy Forum of the year, held at the Washington, DC, offices of the Curb Center on February 7, 2011. Crawford, the most engaged voice for telecom/media/IP policy in the first year of the Obama administration, led the evening discussion, presenting her perspectives on current issues in media policy with special emphasis on the implications More…
December 7th, 2010
“Innovation is a complex process—characterized by fits and starts of insight; stumbling and triumphs; newly discovered obstacles and opportunities; and ultimately, a deepening under-standing of the innovation process and facility with the strategies and tactics needed to bring an innovation to fruition.” In her assessment of EmcArts Innovation Lab, Elizabeth Long Lingo considers the Lab’s major contributions to the field as well as more specific measures of Lab success. More…
October 31st, 2010
Mr. Jalopy speaks about his projects as part of the Curb Creative Leadership series. Mr. Jalopy seeks to empower and challenge consumers to repair, rebuild, reuse, and reinvent mass-produced goods. Mister Jalopy is an experimental welder, woodworker, bicycle and auto mechanic, writer, photographer, electronics troubleshooter, teacher, furniture rebuilder, garage saler, activist, blogger, editor, speaker, fabricator, builder, large appliance repairman, designer and entrepreneur. More…
April 23rd, 2010
This study examined how music producers manage their creative projects. We use the term “nexus work” to refer to individuals who are involved in synthesis or integration, rather than just communication or transference of ideas. With an ethnographic investigation of 23 independent music producers in the Nashville country music industry, we examined how producers in More…
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