Management and the Arts

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Taylor & Francis, 2009 - Performing Arts - 476 pages
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.

*Class-tested questions in each chapter
*In the News quotes give real-world examples of principles and theories
*New info on the hottest topics in management now from board relations to e-marketing
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Management and the Arts
1
Chapter 2 Arts Organizations and Arts Management
23
Chapter 3 Management History and Trends
59
Chapter 4 The Adaptive Arts Organization
83
Chapter 5 Planning and Decision Making
121
Chapter 6 Organizing and Organizational Design
155
Chapter 7 Human Resources and the Arts
187
Chapter 8 Leadership and Group Dynamics
221
Chapter 9 Operations and Budgeting
265
Chapter 10 Economics and Financial Management
301
Chapter 11 Marketing and the Arts
345
Chapter 12 Fundraising
379
Chapter 13 Integrating Management Styles and Theories
419
Chapter 14 Career Options and Preparing for the Job Market
443
Index
465
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William Byrnes is the Associate Provost & Dean of Graduate Studies at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, UT. He is an adjunct professor in the MFA Arts Administration program at SUU where teaches graduate seminars in board relations and strategic planning, fundraising and grant writing, economics and financial management, and leadership and organizational development. His textbook, Management and the Arts, now in its fourth edition, is widely used in arts and culture management courses throughout the world. He has lectured on various arts management topics in America and in China, Japan, Singapore, Germany, Serbia, and Italy. He was member of the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management and is the editor for TD&T's "Inside USITT" report. He has been a long-standing member of the USITT Management Commission and has served in various leadership capacities in USITT since 1980, including serving as president in 2000-02. He is a Fellow in USITT and serves on the institute's Development Committee. He also serves on the board of the ESTA Foundation and is a member of the National Theatre Conference.

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