An in-depth guide to the role of the Production Manager, Joe Aveline's book includes real-life practical examples and 'Aveline's Fables' - anecdotes of his experiences with real messages behind them.
Chapters included in "Production Management" are the Role of the Production Manager, Relating to Designers, Production Managers and Technical Crew, Production Managers and Performance, Production Managers and Contractors, Money, and Critical Path Analysis.
Simon Corder states this in his Prologue: "In this book Joe shares nearly half a century of experience and teaching, and draws the conclusion that Production Management is a proper job. The Production Manager has a responsibility to his employer, to deliver product on time and on budget; to his staff and crew, to provide a safe and well organized workplace; to suppliers, to make realistic deals and fair contracts; and to the artists, to proactively work with them to relate visions and dreams, while keeping a tight grasp on all the forgoing."
For anyone considering a career as a theatrical Production Manager, "Production Management" provides an essential insight into this linchpin position. ©2002