Bringing an important reference to a recent New Yorker article on the wider world of work into comparative focus, this post makes the case for nation- and even continent-wide research on the Quality of Working Lives in the museum industry. Anecdotal evidence of museum practitioner burnout and related ill-health is growing, but scant attention is being paid to the worsening human resources crisis in the field.
Important opportunity to participate in academic research on working conditions in museums.
The most comprehensive summary to date on Solving Task Saturation for Museum Workers of the dire need to change persistent poor working conditions in the museum field,
The American Alliance of Museums now provides access to its Constitution & Bylaws on-line.
museum occupational stress caused high turnover rates [& may continue to do so]