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By Melanie Selfe, Ealasaid Munro, Philip Schlesinger

This examine relies at the authors' fieldwork within Cultural firm place of work, a small Scottish company that helps inventive companies. It discusses united kingdom coverage at the inventive economic system, the increase of intermediaries among policy-making and undefined, and the taking part in out within the supply of industrial suggestion companies to inventive microbusinesses.

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56 For those adopting a creative industries development strategy – as the Lab-Lib coalition did, and with which the SNP continued – having established a new focus or object for policy the task is to try and devise instruments to make it work better, in this case, to make more of a profitable business of culture. One of the consequences of this approach is to change the focus and functioning of public agencies operating in the public domain. This can involve renaming and reconstructing existing bodies or reorienting them profoundly by introducing new management styles.

Cultural Enterprise Cardiff (1995–2007) was an independent, not-for-profit company (a status CEO eventually attained in 2009) and, in addition to the nearly identical name, was a precursor to how CEO ultimately developed in Glasgow. The Cardiff model consisted of an information service, one-to-one advice sessions, a network of creative and specialist business knowledge mentors and a consultancy, with the latter designed to be financially self-sustaining. 5 When we compare the early development of Cultural Enterprise Cardiff and CEO, it is clear there were many similarities, not just in aims and support activities but also in strategy and process.

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