Thriving in the Knowledge Age: New Business Models for Museums and Other Cultural Institutions

Thriving in the Knowledge Age: New Business Models for Museums and Other Cultural Institutions

by John H. Falk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759107572

ISBN-13: 9780759107571

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: AltaMira Press

In Thriving in the Knowledge Age, John Falk and Beverly Sheppard argue that museums require a radically new business model to survive the transition into the knowledge age. Only by shifting towards more personalized and community-based learning experiences can museums reverse the declining attendance figures of the twenty-first century. Written to provide clear

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Overview

In Thriving in the Knowledge Age, John Falk and Beverly Sheppard argue that museums require a radically new business model to survive the transition into the knowledge age. Only by shifting towards more personalized and community-based learning experiences can museums reverse the declining attendance figures of the twenty-first century. Written to provide clear answers to fundamental questions about the purpose and goals of the museum of the future, this visionary book is a must-have for museum professionals and trustees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759107571
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 I. Doing Business in a Knowledge Age Chapter 3 1. A World in Transition Chapter 4 2. Creating a New Business Model Part 5 II. An Environmental Scan: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Chapter 6 3. Business in the Industrial Age Chapter 7 4. The Brave New World of the Knowledge Age Part 8 III. Building a Knowledge Age Business Model Chapter 9 5. Experiences That Matter Chapter 10 6. Understanding What's Important Chapter 11 7. Being Community Chapter 12 8. Attending to the Bottom Line Part 13 IV. Implementing and Sustaining a Knowledge Age Business Model Chapter 14 9. Strategic Decision-Making Chapter 15 10. Putting It All Together: Thriving in the Knowledge Age Chapter 16 References

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