Arts administration and management - a guide for arts administrators and their staffs.

By: Shore, Harvey.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: 1987; Quorum. ISBN: 0899300723.Subject(s): Performing Arts | Management | ArtsDDC classification: 792.068SHO
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>The book takes general management concepts and proves that they are applicable to all forms of the arts be they visual or performing. It gives life to the often vague and abstract writings in management by the use of art organization examples. This is a good introductory text on the management of the arts and puts the entire management process into perspective.</p> <p> James E. Suelflow, Professor and Director, Arts Administration Program, Indiana University </p> <p>The primary function of Professor Shore's practical handbook is to help arts administrators create conditions for successful collaboration by integrating management know-how with the special needs and values of an arts organization. Designed for maximum user convenience, the book presents numerous examples, graphic aids, and anecdotes that help the reader understand and retain important principles and methods.</p>

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Figures and Tables (p. ix)
  • Preface (p. xi)
  • Prologue (p. 1)
  • Part 1 General Concepts of Management and Arts Administration (p. 5)
  • 1 An Overview of Management and Arts Administration (p. 7)
  • 2 Management and Arts Administration as Systems of Decision-Making Functions (p. 15)
  • Part 2 The Planning Function (p. 31)
  • 3 Planning: Specifying Objectives (p. 33)
  • 4 Formulating Policies, Preparing Forecasts, and Drawing Up Plans (p. 49)
  • Part 3 The Organizing Function (p. 69)
  • 5 Organizing: Creating a Work System (p. 71)
  • 6 Boards (p. 87)
  • Part 4 The Staffing Function (p. 103)
  • 7 Staffing: Providing Employment Opportunities (p. 105)
  • 8 Training and Development (p. 123)
  • Part 5 The Leadership Function (p. 137)
  • 9 Leadership: General Concepts and Styles (p. 139)
  • 10 Communication and Motivation (p. 153)
  • Part 6 The Control Function (p. 169)
  • 11 Control: Measures, Standards, and Deviations (p. 171)
  • 12 Exercising Control in Practice (p. 185)
  • Epilogue (p. 199)
  • Glossary (p. 201)
  • Bibliography (p. 207)
  • Index of Names (p. 213)
  • Index of Organizations (p. 215)
  • Subject Index (p. 217)