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The Determinants of Artistic Innovation: Bringing in the Role of Organizations

  • Xavier Castañer
  • Lorenzo Campos
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    This article deals with the determinants of artistic innovation by arts organizations. First, we define artistic innovation. Second, we review the literature on its determinants, identifying some gaps. In particular, we observe that existing research mostly focuses on macro-environmental factors and tends to ignore the role of the organizations themselves. Thus, drawing from the organizational literature on innovation we formulate testable propositions that relate organizational factors to artistic innovation. We hope that our focus on organizational factors contributes to a more comprehensive framework on the determinants of artistic innovation in particular and programming in general. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Cultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 26 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 29-52

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jculte:v:26:y:2002:i:1:p:29-52
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