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Arts Management Test
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What are the four functions of an Arts Manager
The four functions of an arts manager are planning, deciding what is to be done. Organizing, deciding how it is to be done and who is to do it. Leading, deciding how other people are to get it done. Controlling, is deciding if it is or isn't getting done, and what to do if it isn't.
What are the 7 functions an arts manager fulfills in the 4 functions of management
Planning and development- arts organizations are always seeking new ways to increase revenue to fund new programs and pay for the inevitable increases in marketing costs. marketing and public relations- without a strong connection to the community the arts organization will find it difficult to attract audiences and donors. personnel management- Essential if the organization is to be productive,Neglect or abuse of HR available to a manager can disrupt the entire enterprise.fiscal management- Critical if the planning, marketing, and fundraising efforts are to succeed. Board of Directors- the board and the management may sometimes have a different set of priorities. Until the differences are resolved, the organization will find it difficult to meet its goals and objectives. Government relations-New laws are passed or court rulings are enforced that change the way an organization does business. These types of changes typically add to the expenses of the organization.
Non profit tax code - what it is and does
501 (c)3, an american tax exempt non profit organization. Section 501(c) of the United States Internal Revenue Code provides that 29 types of nonprofit organizations are exempt from some federal income taxes.Sections 503 through 505 set out the requirements for attaining such exemptions.
History of Arts Management
Ancient times- The first examples of performance management were the public assemblies associated with religious rights in early societies. These performances were managed by the priests. The beginnings of a system of state sponsored play festivals can be traced to the Greeks around 534 BCE . These festivals required the management skills of planning, organizing, leading and controlling and molding a culture. Financial support came from the wealthy
Define a manager
A manager is a person who is responsible for the work performance of one or more people.
Define digital divide
The divide between people who have access to technology and those who do not. Itcan refer to inequalities between individuals, households, businesses, and geographic areas at different socioeconomic and other demographic levels
What is the Experimental Enviornment
Sources of trusted arts management info that an arts manager should consult
Advocacy is key for continued government support of the arts, it is most effective when those advocating can demonstrate how influential the arts are to them . Arts advocates should contact their representatives directly, or work with the media to present a continual positive image of the arts to the public. Arts advocacy is an essential ingredient of the effort to encourage funding and support from government at all levels.
Define an organization
a collection of people working together in a division of labor to achieve a common purpose
the process of converting plans into a course of action. Getting the people and resources together, defining the details, creating a schedule and budget, estimating the number of people needed and assigning them their jobs is all part of organizing.
open system model
a graphic representation of how organizations interact with the world around them
Sets, lights, costumes etc
Board Chair,Managing director, Communications director
manages employees who are not managers
lead a particular function or subunit,
A general manager is a business executive who usually oversees a unit or firm's marketing and sales functions, as well as the day-to-day business operations.
is the use of institutions and order rather than relying on personal qualities to get things done.
often reffered to as middle management because, it coordinates the operations and acts a bridge between the operational and strategic levels of management.
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