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Module Reading List

Arts Management and Cultural Leadership, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Jon Price
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Bilton, C. 2007. Management and creativity : from creative industries to creative management ISBN: 9781405119962 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405119969 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781405119955 (hardback : alk. paper); 1405119950 (hardback : alk. paper). Oxford: Blackwell.  

Supplementary texts (books)

Brindle, M. and DeVereaux, C. eds. 2011. The arts management handbook: new directions for students and practitioners. New York; London: M.E. Sharpe

Caust, J. 2018. Arts leadership in contemporary contexts ISBN: 9781138677319 (hardback) ISBN: 9781317195672 (e-book: PDF); 9781315559599 (e-book); 9781317195658 (e-book: Mobi); 9781138677319 (hardback). London, Routledge.

Caust, J. 2015. Arts and cultural leadership in Asia ISBN: 9781138815377 (hardback); 1138815373 (hardback); 9780815364290 (paperback); 9781315746739 (ebook). London, Routledge.

Chong, D. 2010. Arts management. London, Routledge.

Deresky, H. 2014. International management: managing across borders 8th ed. London: Peason.

Foster, K. 2018. Arts leadership : creating sustainable arts organizations ISBN: 9781138740297 paperback : £34.99; 9781138740211 hardback : £99.99. London, Routledge.

Paquette, J. and Redaelli, E. 2015. Arts management and cultural policy research. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Simon, N. 2010. The participatory museum ISBN: 9780615346502; 0615346502. Santa Cruz, CA: Museum 2.0

Simon, N. 2016. The art of relevance ISBN: 9780692701492; 0692701494 Santa Cruz, CA: Museum 2.0

Stevenson, D. (ed.). 2018. Managing organisational success in the arts ISBN: 9781138736764 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781138736726 (hardback : alk. paper); 9781315185729 (ebk). London: Routledge.

Walmsley. B. (ed.). 2011. Key issues in the arts and entertainment industry. Oxford: Goodfellow.

Articles, reports and book chapters

Abfalter, D. 2013. Authenticity and respect: leading creative teams in the performing arts. Creativity and innovation management. ISSN: 0963-1690. 22(3), pp. 295–306.

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.

Boorsma, M. and Chiaravalloti, F. 2010. Arts marketing performance: an artistic-mission-led approach to evaluation. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society ISSN: 1063-2921. 40, pp. 297–317.

Colbert, F. 2011. Management of the arts. In: Towse, R. ed. A handbook of cultural economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 261–265.

Cook, B. and Kothari, U. 2001. Participation, the new tyranny? ISBN: 1856497941 (pbk.) : £14.95; 1856497933. London:Zed.Introduction.

Caust, J. 2005. Does it matter who is in charge? The influence of the business paradigm on arts leadership and management. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management. 3(1), pp. 153–165. Available online:

Hewison, R., Holden, J. and Jones, S. 2010. All together: A creative approach to organisational change. London: Demos. Available online:   

Holden, J. 2011. Current issues in cultural and strategic leadership. In: Walmsley, B. ed. Key issues in the arts and entertainment industry. Oxford: Goodfellow, pp. 179–193.

Knell, J. 2007. The art of living: A provocation paper. London: Mission Models Money. Available online:

Leicester, G. 2007. Rising to the occasion: cultural leadership in powerful times. London: Mission, Models Money.

O'Brien, D. 2010. Measuring the value of culture: a report to the Department for Culture Media and Sport. London: Department of Culture, Media and Sport. Available online:

Osborne, A. and Rentschler, R. 2010. Conversation, collaboration and co-operation: courting new audiences for a new century. In: O’Reilly, D. and Kerrigan, F., eds. Marketing the arts: A fresh approach. London: Routledge, pp. 54–71.

Peacock, D. 2008. Making ways for change: museums, disruptive technologies and organisational change. Museum management and curatorship. ISSN: 0964-7775; 1872-9185. 23(4), pp. 333–351.

Price, J. 2017. The construction of cultural leadership: concepts and critique. ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy, 7:1, pp. 5-16. Available online:

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

Walmsley, B. and Franks, A. 2011. The audience experience: Changing roles and relationships. In: Walmsley, B., ed. Key issues in the arts and entertainment industry. Oxford: Goodfellow, pp. 1–16.

Walmsley, B. 2013. Co-creating theatre: Authentic engagement or inter-legitimation? Cultural trends. ISSN: 0954-8963. 22(2), pp. 108–118.

Walmsley, B. 2012. Towards a balanced scorecard: A critical analysis of the Culture and Sport Evidence (CASE) programme. Cultural trends. ISSN: 0954-8963. 21(4), pp. 325–334.

Walmsley, B. 2013. Whose value is it anyway? A neo-institutionalist approach to articulating and evaluating artistic value. Journal of arts and communities ISSN: 1757-1936; 1757-1944. 4(3), pp. 199–215.

Journals & Periodicals

Arts and the market. ISSN: 2056-4945
ArtsProfessional. ISSN: 1474-385x
Cultural trends. ISSN: 0954-8963
Harvard business review. ISSN: 0017-8012
International journal of arts management. ISSN: 1480-8986
The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632
International journal of nonprofit and voluntary sector marketing ISSN: 1465-4520
Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society ISSN: 1063-2921
Leisure Studies ISSN: 0261-4367
Poetics. ISSN: 0304-422x

This list was last updated on 21/09/2018