The AM Times

Opinion pieces, reflections and interviews from the arts management world.

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  • The impossibility of strategic management

    In 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic brought most of the cultural industries into a standstill. While scientists had warned about such crisis, the world was largely taken by surprise. In a matter of weeks plans were widely eliminated or seriously jeopardized. This poses questions regarding the methods of strategic planning and management, but a critical view argues that a fundamental unpredictability is inherent in the complexity of human interactions itself.

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This blog is a space for current arts management topics featuring students’ opinion pieces and reflections, interviews with field professionals from around the world, and occasional guest posts.