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The Welcome Pole case involves public arts management, public administration, nonprofit management, Native American tribal politics, and murder-for-hire, among many other intersecting issues

The story of the Welcome Pole controversy at the Port of Olympia provides a window on effective public leadership, addressing such themes as management in an intercultural context, crisis managemen

The Laotian Organizing Project builds trust and leadership among Laotian refugees from tribal groups that do not have a history of interacting and for whom getting involved is both new and scary. Faced with industrial accidents impacting thier community and issues such as a lack of affordable housing or living-wage jobs, community members are speaking out and challenging traditional tribal conflicts and beliefs.

Formed in 1995, the Laotian Organizing Project builds trust and leadership among Laotian refugees in Richmond, California.

The Village of Arts and Humanities engages neighborhood residents, business owners, community groups, and other organizations in revitalizing North Central Philadelphia by recognizing and strengthening the communities existing assets and leadership.

The Village of Arts and Humanities has initiated a collaborative community planning process entitled Shared Prosperity in North Philadelphia.

Junebug Productions enables artists, community members, and students to share their experiences of the Civil Rights Movement. The process creates opportunities to engage in art and social change activities to improve their quality of life.

Junebug Productions, founded in 1980, enables artists, community members, and students to share their experiences of the Civil Rights Movement.

As the new Manager for the state's Division of Cultural Programs, Robert Felix knew he would have to establish a new direction for the troubled division and its fractured staff.

The dilemmas and escalating crises facing a new executive director of a small, multipurpose nonprofit, plus the particular challenges of taking charge after a popular founder/executive director leaves. The case presented an overview of general management responsibilities and some basic principles of board management and staff relationships.

These teaching cases present dilemmas and escalating crises facing the new executive director of a small, multipurpose nonprofit organization.

Examines the roles of boards and commissions as a cabal of board members issues an ultimatum to a new manager. What are the long and short-term strategic implications of refusing to comply?

This case is a good example of the roles of boards and commissions and the role of a new manager in affecting their behavior and agenda.