Strategic Cultural Center Management focuses on private cultural centers and their operational preconditions. The aim is to illustrate how to strategically manage a cultural center in varied external environments.
Analysing processes of organizational change, the author uses institutional and resource dependence theories alongside concepts such as business models, profitability, mission focus and quality management. The book examines theoretical and managerial implications, highlighting that cultural managers lean towards different strategies that diversify resource streams, facilitating agile strategic responses to institutional pressures.
Offering valuable theoretical, empirical and conceptual analysis, this book serves as an incomparable reference for researchers, postgraduate students, civic leaders and arts managers involved in the creative and cultural industries.