Management and the Arts

Management and the Arts

Management and the Arts, Fourth Edition provides you with theory and practical applications from all management perspectives including planning, marketing, finance, economics, organizational, staffing, and group dynamics ALL related to an arts organization. Whether you are a manager in a theatre, museum, dance company, or opera, you will gain useful insights into management. Topics written especially to help you with your management skills include: * How arts organizations and management evolved * The theories and processes behind strategic planning and decision making * Organizing and organizational design * Staffing and personal relations * The tools and techniques available from communicating effectively and keeping track of information * Budgeting, fundraising, and financial management * Integrating various management theories and practical applications * How to work effectively with boards * Sections on e-marketing and Web marketing * Includes: case studies, statistics, career, and financial information Revised to reflect the latest thinking and trends in managing organizations and people, Management and the Arts, Fourth Edition features class-tested questions in each chapter, which help you to integrate the material and develop ideas as to how the situations and problems could have been handled. Case studies focus on the challenges facing managers and organizations every day, and "In The News quotes give you real-world examples of principles and theories. Developing career skills and options, graduate and postgraduate training opportunities, and professional organizations and conferences are highlighted.

Management and the Arts

Management and the Arts

The fifth edition of Management and the Arts provides you with theory and practical applications from all arts management perspectives including planning, marketing, finance, economics, organization, staffing, and group dynamics. Regardless of whether you are a manager in a theatre, museum, dance company, or opera, you will gain useful insights into strategic planning, organization, and integrated management theories. Case studies, statistics, and real-world examples will allow you get a handle on all aspects of arts managements, from budgeting and fundraising, to e-marketing and social networking, to working effectively with boards and staff members. Revised to reflect the latest thinking and trends in managing organizations and people, this fifth edition features class-tested questions in each chapter, which help you to integrate the material and develop ideas about how the situations and problems could have been handled. Case studies focus on the challenges facing managers and organizations every day, and "In the News" quotes give you real-world examples of principles and theories.

Management and the Arts

Management and the Arts

"Revised to reflect the latest thinking and trends in managing organizations and people, Management and the Arts, Third Edition provides the reader with the practical tools necessary to manage an arts organization. The class-tested questions in each chapter help the reader to integrate the material and develop ideas as to how the situations and problems could have been handled. New case studies focus on the challenges facing managers and organizations every day, and new "In the News" quotes give the reader real-world examples of principles and theories. A new chapter called "Career Options and Preparing for the Job Market" is devoted to developing career skills and options, discussing graduate school options and postgraduate training opportunities, as well as highlighting professional organizations and conferences."--BOOK JACKET.

Management and the Arts

Management and the Arts

Management and the Arts, Second Edition provides the prospective arts manager with theory and practical applications from all management perspectives (planning, marketing, finance, economics, organizational design, staffing, and group dynamics) as they apply to an arts organization, regardless of whether it is a theatre, museum, dance or opera company. Readers will learn how arts organizations and arts management evolved, the theories and processes behind strategic planning and decision-making, and how to integrate various management theories with practical applications to this type of organization. Revised to reflect the latest thinking and trends in managing organizations and people, Management and the Arts, Second Edition provides the reader with the practical tools necessary to manage an arts organization. The class-tested questions in each chapter help the reader to integrate the material and develop ideas as to how the situations and problems could have been handled. New case studies focus on the challenges facing managers and organizations every day, and new "In The News" quotes give the reader real-world examples of principles and theories. Fifty all-new illustrations give clear diagrams of management concepts and solutions. Entirely new budget and financial worksheets bring this edition completely up-to-date.

Management and the Arts, 3rd ed.

Management and the Arts, 3rd ed.

Revised to reflect the latest thinking and trends in managing organizations and people, Management and the Arts, Third Edition provides the reader with the practical tools necessary to manage an arts organization. The class-tested questions in each chapter help the reader to integrate the material and develop ideas as to how the situations and problems could have been handled. New case studies focus on the challenges facing managers and organizations every day, and new "In The News" quotes give the reader real-world examples of principles and theories. A new chapter focuses on developing career skills and options. Graduate school options and postgraduate training opportunities are discussed and professional organizations and conferences are highlighted.

Strategic Management in the Arts

Strategic Management in the Arts

"This book looks at the unique characteristics of cultural organizations and shows readers how to tailor a strategic plan to help these organizations meet their objectives. Including examples, cases, questions and suggestions for further reading, this book is designed to accompany classes on strategic planning, cultural management or arts management"--

The Art of Management and the Aesthetic Manager

The Coming Way of Business

The Art of Management and the Aesthetic Manager

Business reflects culture, and those managers who are most successful are those who can interpret shifts in the prevailing attitudes and aspirations of the dominant culture. Dobson argues that the old models of technical and moral management are giving way to the idea of the aesthetic manager, who holds the art of management and the search for excellence as the highest ideals. He incorporates business ethics, postmodernism, virtue-ethics theory, and real-world examples to illustrate the emerging paradigm of the manager as artisan.

The Arts Management Handbook: New Directions for Students and Practitioners

The Arts Management Handbook: New Directions for Students and Practitioners

Whether the art form is theater, dance, music, festival, or the visual arts and galleries, the arts manager is the liaison between the artists and their audience. Bringing together the insights of educators and practitioners, this groundbreaker links the fields of management and organizational management with the ongoing evolution in arts management education. It especially focuses on the new directions in arts management as education and practice merge. It uses cases studies as both a pedagogical tool and an integrating device. Separate sections cover Performing and Visual Arts Management, Arts Management Education and Careers, and Arts Management: Government, Nonprofits, and Evaluation. The book also includes a chapter on grants and raising money in the arts.

The Art of Managing Middle: Medium-sized Business Management and Its Ecosystem in Long-run Stagnation

Medium-Sized Business Management and Its Ecosystem in Long-Run Stagnation

The Art of Managing Middle: Medium-sized Business Management and Its Ecosystem in Long-run Stagnation

With economic stagnation continuing to take a toll, it's more important than ever for medium-sized enterprises to thrive. These businesses can stabilize national economies and are expected to increase in number throughout the world - and we need to create an environment where they can succeed. Yoshiyuki Oba, who has twenty-seven years of experience in multinational SME banking and related fields, explores what managers, business partners, service providers, bankers, and politicians can do to help medium-sized enterprises thrive in this guide. He answers questions such as: What are the common great ideas of excellent, medium-sized business managers? How are medium-sized enterprises defined? He also highlights policies governing medium-sized enterprises, management tools and consulting services to avoid, and why people still aren't paying enough attention to this niche in the middle. While medium-sized enterprises are often the most difficult to manage, you can master The Art of Managing Middle.