Lord, B. & Lord, G.D. (2009). The manual of museum managment. EE.UU., AltaMira Press.


List of Case Studies
vii

List of Figures
ix

List of Tables
xi

About the Contributors
xiii

Preface
ix

Acknowledgments
xxiii
Chap.1
WHY: The Objectives of Museum Management
1
1.1
The Purpose of Management
1
1.2
Foundation Statements
2
1.3
The Roles of Management in Museums
5
Chap.2
WHO: The Structure of Museum Organization
13
2.1
Modes of Governance
13
2.2
The Board
21
2.3
Museum Staff
28
2.4
The Role of Volunteers
44
2.5
Changing Roles in Civil Society Museums
47
Chap.3
HOW: Methods of Museum Management
53
3.1
The Executive Role
53
3.2
Collection Management
76
3.3
Public Program Management
109
3.4
Facility Planning and Management
166
3.5
Financial Management
212

Afterword
261

Appendix: Job Descriptions
263

Glossary
297

Index
323