The introduction of strategic management to local authority museums in Britain: a missing link between policy and organisation theory
Kawashima, Nobuko. (1999) The introduction of strategic management to local authority museums in Britain: a missing link between policy and organisation theory. Policy and Politics, 27 (3). pp. 359-373. ISSN 1470-8442Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/030557399782453073
Public authorities in charge of museums have over the last decade been recommending the introduction of strategic management to the museum sector in the UK. However, in the local authority museum sector at least, the recommended procedure has not been as useful as is generally thought. This article delineates some of the distinctive features of museum organisation which have contributed to making the standard model of museum management difficult to operationalise in practice,and questions the basic assumptions of the model. The article concludes by calling for the need to enhance the relationship between organisation theory and policy analysis.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Policy and Politics|
|Publisher:||The Policy Press|
|Number of Pages:||15|
|Page Range:||pp. 359-373|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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