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Creative Industries Management, 2021/22, Semester 1
James Roberts
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Creative industries management – 2018/19

Reading list

Background reading

Albarran A.B, Chan-Olmsted S.M, Wirth M.O. 2006. Handbook of media management and economics ISBN: 9780805850048 (pbk.); 9780805850031 (hbk.); 0805850031 (hbk.); 080585004X (pbk.). London: Routledge

Aris, A. & Bughin, J. 2005. Managing Media Companies: Harnessing Creative Value. London: Wiley & Sons

Björkegren, D. 1996. The culture business : management strategies for the arts-related business ISBN: 0415122341 : £40.00. London: Routledge

Bourdieu, P. 1993. The field of cultural production : essays on art and literature ISBN: 0745609872 (pbk); 0745609864. Cambridge: Polity Press

Caves, R. E. 2000. Creative industries : contracts between art and commerce ISBN: 0674008081 (pbk). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press

Cottle, S. Introduction. 2003. in Cottle, S. (ed.) Media Organization and Production. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Lampel, J., Lant, T., Shamsie, J. 2006. The business of culture : strategic perspectives on entertainment and media ISBN: 0805855823 (pbk) : No price; 0805851054. London: Lawrence Earlbaum

Lampel, J., Lant, T., Shamsie, J. 2000. Balancing Act: Learning from Organizing Practices in Cultural Industries.Organization science. ISSN: 1047-7039: A Journal of the Institute of Management Sciences. 11 (3).

Mierzjewska B. I. & Hollifield, C. A. 2005. Theoretical approaches in media management research, in Albarran, A. Chan-Olmsted, S. & White, M. (eds.) Handbook of media management and economics ISBN: 9780805850048 (pbk.); 9780805850031 (hbk.); 0805850031 (hbk.); 080585004X (pbk.). London: Routledge

Ryan, W. 1992. Making Capital from Culture. New York: Walter De Gruyter Inc 

Lecture 1: Introduction

Primarily background reading from some of the major schools of the study of media / creative industries.

Adorno, T and Horkheimer, M. 1977/1944. The culture industry: enlightenments as mass deception, in Curren, J., Gurevitch M., and Wollacot J (eds). Mass Communication and Society. London: Edward Arnold

Adorno, T. 1973. Philosophy of modern music ISBN: 0722066406 (pbk); 0722073399. New York: Seabury Press

DiMaggio, P.J. 1977. Market structure, the creative process and popular culture: toward an organisational reinterpretation of mass culture theory. Journal of popular culture. ISSN: 0022-3840. 11, pp.433-452

Doyle, G. Introduction 2006. in Doyle, G. (ed.) The economics of the mass media ISBN: 185898811X; 9781858988115. The international library of critical writings in economics, Cheltenham: Elgar reference collection

Du Gay, P. 1997. Production of culture/cultures of production ISBN: 076195435X (cased); 0761954368 (pbk) : £12.95. London: Sage

Gendron, B. 1986. Theodor Adorno meets the Cadillac in Molenski, T. (ed.) Studies in entertainment : critical approaches to mass culture ISBN: 0253203953. Indiana University Press

Hall, S. 1992. Cultural studies and its theoretical legacies, in Grossbuirg, L, Nelson, C. Treicher, P. (eds.) Cultural studies ISBN: 0415903459 (pbk); 0415903513. London: Routledge

Herman, E. S. & McChesney, R. W. 1997. The Global Media: The New Missionaries of Corporate Capitalism. Cassell

Hesmondhalgh, D. 2006. Bourdieu, the media and cultural production. Media, culture & society. ISSN: 0163-4437. 28, p. 211-231


Hirsch, P. 1972. Processing fads and fashions: An organization-set analysis of cultural industry system. American Journal of Sociology. ISSN: 0002-9602. 77 (4) pp.639-659

Jones, P., Comfort, D., Eastwood, I., Hiller, D. (eds.). 2004 in Introduction to Creative Industries, Economic contributions, Management Challenges and support initiatives. Management Research News. 27, pp11-12 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 02/10/2018) 

Miège, B. 1987. The logics at work in the new cultural industries. Media, culture & society. ISSN: 0163-4437. 9, pp. 273-98

Murdoch, G. 1990. Redrawing the map of the communication industries: concentration and ownership in the era of privatisation, in M. Ferguson (ed.) Public communication : the new imperatives : future directions for media research ISBN: 0803982682 (pbk); 0803982674. London: Sage

Peterson, R.A. & Anand, N. 2004. The production of culture perspective. Annual Review of sociology. 30, pp. 311-334

Lecture 3:  Broadcasting

Bielby, W.T. & Bielby, D.D. 1994. All hits are flukes: institutional decision making and the rhetoric of prime time network programme development. American Journal of Sociology. ISSN: 0002-9602. 99, pp.1287-1313

Born, G. 2004. Uncertain vision : Birt, Dyke and the reinvention of the BBC ISBN: 0436205629. London: Secker & Warburg

Cantor, M. 1971. The Hollywood TV producer : his work and his audience ISBN: 0465030378. New Jersey: Transaction Publishers

Cantor, M.G. & Cantor, J.M. 1992. Prime-time television : content and control. Newbury Park: Sage

Collins, R. Garnham, N. & Locksley, G. 1988. The Economics of Television. London: Sage

Eastman, S.T. & Ferguson, D. A. 2007. Media programming : strategies and practices ISBN: 9781111835026 (pbk.) : £44.99; 1111835020 (pbk.) : £44.99, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co   

Elliot, P. 1972. The making of a television series : a case study in the sociology of culture ISBN: 0094584001. London: Constable

Gitlin, T. 1983. Inside prime time ISBN: 0520217853 (alk. paper). New York: Pantheon

Hoskins, C. McFadyen, S. & Finn, A. 1997. Business Issues and strategies in Global television and film : an introduction to the economics of the business ISBN: 0198711476 (pbk); 0198711484. Oxford: Clarendon Press

Küng-Shankleman, L,. 2000.  Inside the BBC and CNN : managing media organisations ISBN: 0415213223 (pbk.) : £12.99; 0415213215. London: Routledge

Owen, B., & Wildman, S. 1992. Video economics ISBN: 0674937163. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Turrow, J. 1985 Unconventional programmes on commercial television, in Ettema, J S & Whitney D.C, (eds.) Individuals in mass media organizations : creativity and constraint ISBN: 9780803917675; 080391766X Unpriced; £8.25 (pbk.); 9780803917668. Sage Annual review of communication research, Vol 10

Lecture 4: Music and packaged media

Cohen, S. 1991. Rock culture in Liverpool : popular music in the making ISBN: 0198161786. Oxford: Clarendon Press

Coser, L.A. Kadushin, C, Powell, W.W. 1985. Books : the culture and commerce of publishing ISBN: 0226115933 (pbk.) : $11.95 (est.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Frith, S. 1996. Performing Rites. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Negus, K. 1992. Producing pop : culture and conflict in the popular music industry ISBN: 0340575123 (pbk). London: Edward Arnold

Negus, K. 1999. Music genres and corporate cultures. London: Routledge

Peterson, R. & Berger, D.G. 1975. Cycles in Symbol Production: The Case of Popular Music. American sociological review. ISSN: 0003-1224. 40, pp. 158-73

Ryan, J. & Peterson, R. 1982. The product image: the fate of creativity in country music song writing, Ettema, J. S. & Whitney D.C. (eds.) Individuals in mass media organizations : creativity and constraint ISBN: 9780803917675; 080391766X Unpriced; £8.25 (pbk.); 9780803917668. Sage Annual review of communication research. 10

Stratton, J. 1982b. Between two worlds, art and commercialism in the record industry. The sociological review. ISSN: 0038-0261; 1467-954X. 30, pp. 267-285

Lecture 5: Performing arts

Beaven, Z. & Laws, C. 2007. Service quality in arts events: Operations management strategies for effective delivery. Event management. ISSN: 1525-9951; 1943-4308. 10, pp. 209-219.

Bolton, M., Cooper, C. Antrobus, C., Ludlow, J. and Tebbutt, H. 2011. Capital matters: How to build financial resilience in the UK’s arts and cultural sector. London: Mission, Models, Money. Available online

Boorsma, M. 2006. A strategic logic for arts marketing: Integrating customer value and artistic objectives. The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632. 12(1), pp.73–92.

Byrnes, W. J. 2009. Management and the arts. 4th edition. Oxford: Elsevier.  – good general textbook

Chong, D. 2010. Arts management. Chapter 4 Appendix, pp. 107-114 - fundraising.

Colbert, F. 2011. Management of the Arts. In R. Towse (ed.), A Handbook of Cultural Economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp.261-265.

Fillis, I. 2011. The evolution and development of arts marketing research. Arts marketing : an international journal. ISSN: 2044-2084. 1(1), pp.11–25.

Reason, M. 2010. Asking the audience: Audience research and the experience of theatre. About performance. ISSN: 1324-6089. 10, pp.15–34.

Walmsley. B. 2011. Why people go to the theatre: A qualitative study of audience motivation. Journal of Customer Behaviour. 10(4), pp.335–51.

Webb, D. M. 2004. Running theaters : best practices for leaders and managers ISBN: 1581153937. Chapter 3: Programming Theaters.

Lecture 6: organisation, labour and management

Castañer, X. & Campos, L. 2002. The Determinants of Artistic Innovation: Bringing in the Role of Organizations. Journal of cultural economics. ISSN: 0885-2545. 26, pp.29-52.

Ettema, J. S. & Whitney D.C. 1985 Introduction in Ettema, J. S. & Whitney D.C. (eds.). Individuals in mass media organizations : creativity and constraint ISBN: 9780803917675; 080391766X Unpriced; £8.25 (pbk.); 9780803917668. Sage Annual review of communication research. 10

Hesmondhalgh, D. 1996. Flexibility, post-fordism and the music industries. Media, culture & society. ISSN: 0163-4437 18, pp.469-488

Gans, H.J. 1957. The creator–audience relationship in the mass media: an analysis of movie making in Rosenberg, B. & White, D.M. (eds.) Mass culture : the popular arts in America. New York: Free Press

Jeffcutt, P. & Pratt, A. (2002) Editorial in managing creativity in the cultural industries, Creativity and innovation management. ISSN: 0963-169011 (4), pp: 225-233

Negus, K. 2002. The work of cultural intermediaries and the enduring distance between production and consumption. Cultural studies.. 16(4), pp. 501-515

Negus, K. 1997. The production of culture, in Paul du Gay (ed.) Production of culture/cultures of production ISBN: 076195435X (cased); 0761954368 (pbk) : £12.95. Milton Keynes: The Open Universality Press

Perretti, F. & Negro, G. 2007. Mixing genres and matching people: a study in innovation and team composition in Hollywood. Journal of organizational behavior. ISSN: 0894-3796. 28, pp. 563-586

Stratton, J. 1982a. Reconciling contradictions: the role of the artist and repertoire person in the British music industry. Popular music and society. ISSN: 0300-7766. 8 (2), pp. 90-100

Thompson, P., Jones, M., Warhurst, C. 2007. From conception to consumption, creativity and the missing managerial link. Journal of organizational behavior. ISSN: 0894-3796. 28, pp. 625-640

Wright, D. 2005. Mediating production and consumption: cultural capital and cultural workers. The British journal of sociology. ISSN: 0007-1315. 56 (1), pp. 105-121


This list was last updated on 23/09/2019