This book presents a critical analysis of the power and opportunity created in the implementation of community engaged practices within art museums, by looking at the networks connecting art museums to community organizations, artists and residents. The Art Museum Redefined places the interaction of art museums and urban neighbourhoods as the central focus of the study, to investigate how museums and artists collaborate with residents and local community groups. Rather than defining the community solely from the perspective of a museum looking out at its audience, the research examines the larger networks of art organizing and creative activism connected to the museum that are active across the neighbourhood. Taylor's research encompasses the grassroots efforts of local groups and their collaboration with museums and other art institutions that are extending their reach outside their physical walls and into the community. This focus on social engagement speaks to recent emphasis in cultural policy on cultural equity and inclusion, creative place-making and community engagement at neighbourhood and city-levels, and will be of interest to students, scholars and policy-makers alike.
A distorted view of power can impact every aspect of life; whether it is violence, famine, the struggle for civil rights, income disparity, or threats to the environment. So often we blindly adopt a flawed belief system and contribute to its perpetuation. We never question it, even though its implications on our life may be profound. Why do we do this? By and large, it is our desire to control situations leading us to believe we are powerful. Unfortunately, this mindset is an illusion. To control someone or something is false power. Real power comes from within. It's about being in the moment, listening to what is going on around you, and to allow things to just happen, instead of trying to make things happen. It's about following your heart, and in doing so, the universe responds positively because the vibration of your soul is in sync with the grand plan. You build an inner strength that no one can touch, everything is easier, you have no interest in holding on to anger or past hurts because you enter a state of grace. There is nothing more powerful than helping others. The Buddha once said, "Before giving, the mind of the giver is happy, while giving, the mind of the giver is made peaceful, and having given, the mind of the giver is uplifted." There is always enough! We don't need the Fortune 500 position to feel powerful. We just need to be authentic and awaken our inner truth. Everything you need is available to you at any time. You only need to ask and be grateful for what you have in this moment and know there is much more to come. This is true power! "The creation of authentic power is the creation of a life of joy." - Gary Zukav
Topics include• Improving the quality of life for the one giving and the one receiving care; Distinguishing normal aging from early warning signs ; Understanding caregiver sadness, resentment, guilt, and grief; Using strategies and skills to minimize an impaired elder's distress and emotional outbursts and the caregiver's own anxieties about growing old; Finding resources to aid in the care of the loved one and protect the caregiver from stress overload ; Moving forward after the death of a loved one to have a meaningful life of one's own; Overcoming ageist stereotypes and deciding what kind of "old personone will be• Making life easier for those who someday will care for usRedefining Aging will help readers think differently about caregiving and their own aging.
Experts in a variety of disciplines explore women's new roles in sport, politics, corporate America, and the professions, identifying arenas of success as well as persistent limits and barriers to women's leadership.
These two facts taken together --- the general notion of sign as the original initiative of Latin thought, and the use of the Latin language as the principal instrument for the development of speculative (i.e., species-specifically human) thought --- allow us for the first time to see the "medieval period" as a positively unified whole. This period forms truly and integrally the middle ages, the whole span between the end of ancient philosophy in the Greek language and the beginning of modern philosophy and science in the national languages. --
This progressive -volume introduces the concept of smart power in management, bringing contemporary humanistic values to the power dynamics of organizations and businesses. The chapters review sociopolitical, economic, and technological conditions fueling the recent shift in ideas about power in management, from the globalization of business to young workers’ motivation regarding their jobs and careers. Contributors examine a range of models, processes, and frameworks for planning and implementing smart power across diverse organizations, with accompanying challenges and caveats. In its theory and examples, the book makes a cogent case for the shift from traditional hard power, with its winner takes all culture and potential for abuses, to a more creative and democratic model. Included in the coverage: · The power of change and the need to change power: changing perception of power in the organizational setting. · The dynamics of Information and Communication Technologies and smart power: implications for managerial practice. · Economic growth, management, and smart power. · New Ways of Working: from smart to shared power. · Positive psychological capital: from strengths to power. · Narcissistic leadership in organizations: a two-edged sword. Redefining management : Smart power perspectives is proactive reading for students in professional and business-related academic fields (e.g., organizational behavior, sociology, and business and management), and for managers at all organizational levels. The book is a harbinger of transformative possibilities shaping the management landscape to come.
New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
Jack Balswick takes a fresh look at the many criticisms and confusing optionswhich confront men in the 1990s and describes an alternative which transcendsboth traditional and trendy approaches to male identity.
For more than 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (Computerworld.com), twice-monthly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest global IT media network.