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Management and the Arts

4th Edition

By William Byrnes, William Byrnes

  1. ISBN: 9780240810041
  2. Publication Date: September 2008
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 496
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Description

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.

Author Bio

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.

Reviews

"One might well say that Management and the Arts is the cumulative use of cross-sector common sense, resources, and wisdom to influence the behavior of the next generation of nonprofit arts managers." -- Will Maitland Weiss, Executive Director, Arts & Business Council of New York

"Management and the Arts is a comprehensive introduction to those business principles everyone involved in the arts should know. In addition to using it in my classes, I have recommended it to arts managers as an excellent resource." -- Wendi Hassan, Lecturer, Utah State University, and Education and Outreach Coordinator, Cache Valley Center for the Arts

"William Byrnes' book is obviously one of only a few books touching all aspects of arts management today." --Dirk Heinze, Arts Management Network, Germany

Contents

Overview of the Arts and Management; Arts Organizations and Arts Managers; Management History and Trends; The Adaptive Arts Organization; Planning and the Arts; Organizing and Organizational Design; Human Resources in the Arts; Leadership and Group Dynamics; Operations and Budgeting; Economics and Financial Management; Marketing the Arts; Fundraising for the Arts; Managing the Arts Organization; A Career in Arts Management