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The Manual of Museum Management
     

The Manual of Museum Management

by Gail Dexter Lord, Barry Lord, Georgina Bath (Contribution by), Ian Blatchford (Contribution by), Isabel Cheng (Contribution by)
 

The Manual of Museum Management, Second Edition, presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the principles of museum organization, the ways in which people work together to accomplish museum objectives, and the ways in which museums, large and small, can function most effectively.

This new edition offers updated information on management practices to

Overview

The Manual of Museum Management, Second Edition, presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the principles of museum organization, the ways in which people work together to accomplish museum objectives, and the ways in which museums, large and small, can function most effectively.

This new edition offers updated information on management practices to satisfy the current needs of museum professionals. All new contemporary case studies provided by practitioners from museums and galleries around the world bring the principles to life with firsthand accounts of challenges and achievements in the operation of museums today.

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Juan Ignacio Vidarte
In an era of globalization and intense competition for collections, financial contributions, and new audiences, museums need to adapt to the new trends by promoting innovations and developing strategic alliances worldwide in order to create emotionally rewarding experiences. This book provides professionals in the art field invaluable advice and guidance to define positioning of museums in the increasingly complex cultural, social, economical and technological context we live in.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759111974
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Gail Dexter Lord and Barry Lord are the founders and presidents of Lord Cultural Resources.

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