This was originally published in Volume 2 // 3 of Aesthesis: International journal of art and aesthetics in management and organisational life (now defunct) in 2008.
I interviewed a handful of organisations in the Custard Factory, Birmingham. This was in the New Labour heyday of growth and bigging up the creative industries. I hope they are all still doing well.
The Artist-entrepreneur in the New Creative Economy
‘New knowledge is available at little or no cost to those who are on the lookout, full of curiosity and bright enough not to miss their chances.’
Fritz Machlup, 1980: 179