What a Way to Run a Railroad: An Analysis of Radical Failure

What a Way to Run a Railroad An Analysis of Radical Failure How can the high failure rate of radical projects in the media and elsewhere be understood This book analyses the reasons why many of the key organisations and projects in this sector which grew up d

  • Title: What a Way to Run a Railroad: An Analysis of Radical Failure
  • Author: Charles Landry David Morley Russell Southwood Patrick Wright
  • ISBN: 9780906890806
  • Page: 383
  • Format: None
  • How can the high failure rate of radical projects in the media and elsewhere be understood This book analyses the reasons why many of the key organisations and projects in this sector, which grew up during the 1970 s boom in cultural politics, have either collapsed or moved into a state of permanent crisis In attempting to come to terms with this history of failure How can the high failure rate of radical projects in the media and elsewhere be understood This book analyses the reasons why many of the key organisations and projects in this sector, which grew up during the 1970 s boom in cultural politics, have either collapsed or moved into a state of permanent crisis In attempting to come to terms with this history of failure the key concepts of this movement collectivity, internal democracy, participation are critically re examined, and an argument is presented as to how and why radical projects also need to redefine their priorities and take on board questions of efficiency, financial control and marketing if they are to survive.

    One thought on “What a Way to Run a Railroad: An Analysis of Radical Failure”

    1. these kinds of books need to be written a lot more often. the authors make the point that many radical projects, from alternative newspapers to babysitting groups and tenants unions, face tremendous obstacles in pursuing their objectives. but that this alone does not explain or excuse their high failure rate. the authors claim that organization, management, basic bookkeeping, and the material circumstances and backgrounds of the individual participants in a given radical project, are factors tha [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *