The paper “ How Sydney Theatre Company Displays Open Systems Thinking ” is a well-turned variant of case study on management. Through a close analysis of the Sydney Theatre Company (STC), it can be revealed that the top management of the company achieved tremendous success through appropriate designing, adaptation, innovation and sustaining of the organization. According to my group, they are well aware that the STC is transformation has been made possible as a result of teamwork exemplified through the efforts of Cate Blanchet, Patrick McIntyre and Andrew Upton as the Managers.
The group members are also well aware that the STC is actually a $30 million enterprise, which has succeeded because of various stakeholders like for instance theatergoers, government funding, philanthropists and loyal subscribers. The group members are also well aware of the fact that the Sydney Theatre Company is a State Theatre Company, which is also a non-profit organization whereby business relationships are given uttermost importance. The group members know that STC is a company, which has embraced both cultural and environmental sustainability in its operations, and thus there is both the adoption of short-term ideas and long-range ideas in the company.
From their knowledge, the group members ascertained that the company operates with a view of being able to achieve cultural, social and economic benefits not only to the company but to the community as well. In addition, the group members are well aware of the fact that STC reports its issues through active lobbying, representation and even in media communication and it has invested a lot of the organization’ s time in the business plan in which the company has divided its activities into 3 parts namely art, business and the community (Philip, Et al, 1995). According to the group members, they know that the Sydney Theatre Company is keen on development and innovation, which are pecked on ideas related to business innovation.
In addition, the group members know that STC has diversified and tapped into cross-promotional activities aimed at ensuring the greater success of the company. STC, according to the group members, explores various business methodologies, which have immensely contributed, to the company’ s success. STC according to the group members is successful because it runs on limited resources and it is also run by fresh and innovative management styles by its leaders. Being a state theatre company, STC wholly believes that they owe their responsibilities both to the audience and to the industry as a whole.
The members of the group know that STC takes great pride in both experimentation and development because it is through creative art that thinking is led. Research conducted on the company by the group members made them realize that the company was not keen on building a company or an organization in their own image but rather, they were interested or keen on the establishment of sustainable relationships.
The company is also well aware of the fact that it can only succeed through being run as a team and not denuding it of all the necessary stardom influence. Through research conducted by the company, the group ascertained that STG values relationships with other stakeholders because they are vital to the company’ s funding base.