|Appears in Collections:||Management, Work and Organisation Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Lifestyle Meets Market: Bohemian Entrepreneurs in Creative Industries|
|Author(s):||Eikhof, Doris Ruth|
|Citation:||Eikhof DR & Haunschild A (2006) Lifestyle Meets Market: Bohemian Entrepreneurs in Creative Industries, Creativity and Innovation Management, 15 (3), pp. 234-241. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8691.2006.00392.x.|
|Abstract:||By linking lifestyle studies with creative industries research, this article opens a new perspective on creativity and innovation management. We argue that artists in the creative industries have to bridge the gap between artistic work and the economic need for self-management, and that a bohemian lifestyle essentially supports them in doing so. The bohemian lifestyle, which is characterized by a devotion to art for art's sake, is an essential source for work motivation of artists and an increasing number of other creative workers. The article draws upon an empirical study into artistic work and employment in German theatres. Enacting a bohemian lifestyle enables actors as 'bohemian entrepreneurs' to integrate intensive self-management and self-marketing as well as subordination of private life to work into their artistic work life. Analysing the link between lifestyle and creative work is crucial for understanding the way in which creative workers become artists and, at the same time, entrepreneurs of their creative talent.|
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