Artists and Managers as Executive Leaders of Arts Organizations



This chapter is about artists and managers working in partnership as executive leaders in arts organizations. This dual structure has become common in many organizational contexts: cultural, nonprofit, professional partnerships, banks and many entrepreneurial start-ups, particularly in the high tech field. The practice of dual leadership has a long tradition in performing arts organizations in North America and is becoming more common in Germany, as well.


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  1. 1.HEC MontréalMontréalKanada

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