Managing Museums And Galleries

Managing Museums And Galleries

by Michael Fopp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415094968

ISBN-13: 9780415094962

Pub. Date: 03/27/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The current economic climate, coupled with an all embracing desire for museums to be respondent to "the market," makes a proper grounding in management essential for museum and gallery professionals.

Managing Museums and Galleries examines the highly sophisticated principles and techniques of modern business management from the perspective of museums

Overview

The current economic climate, coupled with an all embracing desire for museums to be respondent to "the market," makes a proper grounding in management essential for museum and gallery professionals.

Managing Museums and Galleries examines the highly sophisticated principles and techniques of modern business management from the perspective of museums and galleries and delineates their practical application. This volume surveys the day-to-day issues of time management, delegation and recruitment plus problems of strategic planning and initiating and controlling conflict and change. This study incorporates the needs of both the independent and national sectors and discusses the links between the museum and commerce.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415094962
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/27/1997
Series:
Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1 The History of Management and the Museum Context

2 Managing Yourself: The `Player Manager'

3 Managing Other People

4 Choosing Your Team

5 Developing Staff

6 Communication

7 Leadership

8 Strategic Planning and the Management of Resources

9 Managing Organizations

10 Organization Structure

11 Structural Patterns and the Division of Work

12 Culture, Conflict and Change

13 Total Quality Management in Museums and Galleries

14 Conclusions for Museum Managers

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