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Monitoring managerial efficiency in the performing arts: A regional theatres network perspective

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Monitoring managerial efficiency in the performing arts: A regional theatres network perspective
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Publication: Annals of Operations Research
Publisher: Springer US
Issue: 1
Volume: 145
First page: 167
Last page: 181
ISSN: 0254-5330
Keywords: Managerial efficiency, cultural output, number of performances, number of attendances

Managerial efficiency within the performing arts programming can be understood as the technical efficiency of transforming the resources cultural managers have available into a determined cultural output. Through this explanation different conceptions on the finished performance product it leads us to select two different output variables (number of performances, and number of attendances). In this way, three different models are considered regarding those conceptual points of view.

Data on the Circuït Teatral Valencià, a Spanish regional theatres network, is used to develop empirically the concept of Managerial Efficiency and set up a framework to allow us to monitor it.

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