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Case Studies in Distributed Leadership

May 13, 2019

Open Mind Consulting partnered with Informing Change to explore the possibilities and challenges associated with shared and distributed leadership, particularly within nonprofit organizations. Commissioned by the Performing Arts Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the case studies explore the intersection of equity and democratization within organizations once distributed leadership is undertaken. Using a unique framework, the authors begin to parse out and identify the attributes, practices and cultural norms that accelerate more inclusive, equitable workplaces—where a genuine sense of belonging is experienced and realized. Additional video resources can be found on the Hewlett website. (Open Mind Consulting partnered with Informing Change to explore the possibilities and challenges associated with shared and distributed leadership, particularly within nonprofit organizations. Commissioned by the Performing Arts Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the case studies explore the intersection of equity and democratization within organizations once distributed leadership is undertaken. Using a unique framework, the authors begin to parse out and identify the attributes, practices and cultural norms that accelerate more inclusive, equitable workplaces—where a genuine sense of belonging is experienced and realized. Additional video resources can be found on the Hewlett website (https://hewlett.org/case-studies-in-distributed-leadership/).