Keynote: vivian Hutchinson

Creativity for the Common Good 

Social Activists and Social Entrepreneurs are people who usually bring a great deal of creativity to addressing our major community and environmental challenges. And we certainly need more of that kind of creativity right now! vivian Hutchinson’s keynote will address the creativity challenge of social change … and what activists and entrepreneurs are learning about the process of social innovation.

vivian Hutchinson is the author of “How Communities Heal” stories of social innovation and social change featuring the stories of a unique group of New Zealand social entrepreneurs who are bringing insight, entrepreneurship and practical hope to our communities. He is a founder and trustee of Community Taranaki.

The musicality of work, leadership, organizing and institutionality. [90 min workshop]

Craig Prichard
School of Management
Massey University [NZ]

This workshop explores the place and practice of music (interpreted broadly) in and around organizations. It is in two parts: a presentation and discussion of  the popular and academic claims about the relationship between music and work, leadership and organizations and a music workshop where the group explores,   through a series of exercises,  the formation and development of rhythm, tempo,  melody and harmony as organizing practices.

Craig is Associate Head of the Massey Univesrity School of Management [Manawatu]. He teaches leadership, change and management knowledge courses. He wrote his PhD at the University of Nottingham (UK) and his research and service work contributes to the development of critical studies of management.                   He also has a passion for music. This workshop combines all Craig’s passions.