General Management Writing

Writing.Jim has authored scores of reports and publications, many involving annual and multi-year budget plans, finance, general management, local government, and computer system planning. Many cannot be presented here as they are proprietary to respective employers.

  Editorials on museum management and volunteer organization strategy.

   Application for Foundation funding. Part of a long-range computer project, this application resulted in the desired grant.

   To Communicate Success and Excellence for an example of a managerial analysis of what some thought was just a public relations or technical issue. (This is an example of Jim's ability to draw diverse disciplines together into an overall organizational focus, in this case in a complex university setting.)

   Interpretive Challenges in Museum Management shows how Jim applies his management perspective to different venues. Includes links to philosophy and humor of artifact preservation and interpretation.

  Dealing with the Feds: Federal Funding, Idiosyncracies, and Urban Life in the 1960s. Recollections of how the capital city of New Jersey tried to use Federal beautification funds as an early tool to address urban decay and unrest.