Provides a survey of this comparatively new field of research specialization, from diverse perspectives and across key dimensions of management practice
Offers an accessible digest of the core literature important for understanding theoretical foundations
Highlights practical implications relevant for managers and students
Part of the book series: Media Business and Innovation (MEDIA)
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Table of contents (21 chapters)
Scholarship and Distinction
Governance and Accountability
Products and Markets
About this book
- Corporate Development
- Creative Industries
- Media Firms
- Media Industry
- Media Management
Editors and Affiliations
Media and Theatre, University of Tampere (UTA) School of Communication,, Tampere, Finland
Gregory Ferrell Lowe
The University of Westminster Faculty of Media, Arts and Design, Northwick Park, United Kingdom
About the editors
Gregory Ferrell Lowe (Ph.D. 1992, University of Texas at Austin) is Professor of Media Management at the University of Tampere in Finland (2009 – 2017). He previously worked ten years as Senior Advisor to the executive management board of the Finnish national broadcasting company, Ylesiradio, in Corporate Strategy and Development (1997 – 2007) and as the Head of Yle Programme Development (2002-2005). He is the founder of the RIPE initiative for development in public service media and President of the European Media Management Education Association (EMMA). He is an editorial board member for various journals, including the International Journal on Media Management.
Charles Brown is the creator and leader of the University of Westminster’s Masters in Media Management, which has been running since 2005. He has also led the development of the University’s new Masters in Global Media Business, a collaboration with the Communication University of China, to be delivered in both China and the UK. Charles Brown has been a media consultant and journalist for over 25 years and has worked with a wide range of media organisations in North America and Europe, advising on the development of strategy and contributing to the creation of digital products and services. Companies he has worked include the BBC, Home Box Office, Warner Home Video, Sanctuary Records, the Guardian, the Scotsman, the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television, the European Commission and the Department of Trade and Industry. His research interests include emerging digital business models, the development of digital products and services, new aggregation and distribution techniques, regulation and policy, media economics and evolving approaches to the preservation and promotion of public interest and public service values in the media and content industries.
Charles Brown is a former president of EMMA.
Book Title: Managing Media Firms and Industries
Book Subtitle: What's So Special About Media Management?
Editors: Gregory Ferrell Lowe, Charles Brown
Series Title: Media Business and Innovation
Publisher: Springer Cham
eBook Packages: Business and Management, Business and Management (R0)
Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-08514-2Published: 31 August 2015
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-36339-4Published: 23 August 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-08515-9Published: 20 August 2015
Series ISSN: 2523-319X
Series E-ISSN: 2523-3203
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: X, 382
Topics: Media Planning, Organization, Industrial Organization