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Although Boyd made it clear that he was the leader of the RSC, his idea was that he and Heywood would work as equals (as at the National Theatre where there is also an Artistic Director and an Executive Director), with Heywood looking to the management side of the operation, and Boyd giving artistic leadership and, of course, directing plays. Boyd and Heywood wanted to open up the RSC. One of the first things done under Boyd’s leadership was to stop having virtually all financial decisions taken by one person, and to give each of the departments their own budgets.
That immediately gave many people more responsibility and involvement – and because it felt as though it was their money that they were spending, the budget deficit began to disappear. Another key decision was to change the operation of the Human Resources Department, responsible for hiring and firing and general company welfare. Previously, as in too many organizations, Human Resources kept themselves very separate from the rest of the organization, and it was almost as if they were working against the rest of the RSC.
The layout of offices was changed to make them open plan, with Boyd and Heywood accessible at opposite ends of the main floor. 39 The Cultural Leadership Handbook 40 Although Boyd and Heywood did use an outside consultant – an expert in organizational development, Dr Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge – to advise them and work with the senior team, they quickly realized that if the changes they wanted to achieve were to stick, they and the whole of the RSC would have to lead the process for themselves. They would have to own the process, not have it directed from outside.