Managing Museums And Galleriesby Michael Fopp
Pub. Date: 03/27/1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Managing Museums and Galleries examines the highly sophisticated principles and techniques of modern business management from the perspective of museums/b>/i>
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.
Table of Contents1 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
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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