This resource developed by the Cultural Careers Council of Ontario identifies small cultural organizations that have succeeded, at least to some degree, in implementing exemplary human resource management
Includes an organization’s Executive Director and managers, but not staff or supervisors. See also definition for “staff.” best practices
Best Practices / Good Practices / Promising Practices
Ways of working that are acknowledged as effective and deserving of emulation., and disseminate these practices to the broader cultural community
The broad group of people who are stakeholders of an organization. Extending beyond the people that enter our buildings and use our services, an organization’s community may include cultural groups, sectoral partners, and other groups of people joined together by common identity, geography, and other bonds. Often where we use ‘community’ the word is actually short for multiple communities. for them to replicate wherever possible. The resource includes best practices in retaining and rewarding staff
For our purposes, staff refers to agency employees who are neither managers nor executive directors., HR policy manual, training and development, managing staff performance.
NetGain Partners Inc. (n.d.) Human Resources Management: Best Practices in the Cultural Sector
Used broadly to define a group or cluster of agencies that share some commonality. Here ‘the sector’ refers to community based agencies that serve immigrants and refugees in Ontario. Other relevant sectors include the broader non‐profit sector (sometimes referred to as the voluntary sector), and the community social services sector. Retrieval date: May 27, 2014