Tanja Johansson

Professori, SibA/Taidehallinnon aineryhmä

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Tanja Johansson (D.Sc. Econ.), works as professor and head of the Arts Management Department at the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland. She is currently the only professor in arts management in Finland, and she has a  background in both music and business administration. Her research interests consist of opera management, critical management studies, the institutional context of arts organisations, the role of festivals in regional development, cultural joint ventures, and organisational ethnography. She has published in most leading arts management journals, such as the International Journal of Arts Management, Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, Event Management, and Creativity and Innovation Management. Her main responsibilities in addition to arts management teaching and research consists of supervision of master's and doctoral dissertations.

Professor Johansson works also for an EU funded project called Higher Education Institutions for Societal Engagement (HEISE) in which five partnering universities creates a toolkit for higher education teachers on how to engage community and societal actors more closely to the learning in universities.

Opetus

Professor Johansson teaches courses such as:

  • Art and Value in Contemporary Economy
  • Personal Development
  • Research Seminar
  • Research Methodology
  • Doctoral Seminar in arts management
Tutkimus ja julkaisut

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Johansson, T & Jyrämä, A. 2016. Dynamics of Organizational Identity Construction in the Formation of a Cultural Joint Venture: The Case of the Helsinki Music Centre. International Journal of Arts Management, Vol. 18, Spring 2016.

Luonila, M. & Johansson, T. 2016. Reasons for Networking in Institutionalized Music Productions: Cases of Opera and Music Festival.  International Journal of Arts Management, Vol. 18, Spring 2016.

Jyrämä, A., Kajalo, S., Johansson, T. & Sirén, A. 2015. Arts Organizations and Branding: Creating a New Joint Brand for Three Arts Organizations. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 45(3): 193-206.

Johansson, T., Lahtinen, A-M., & Ojala, H. 2015. Yhdistämisen pedagogiikkaa: Kalevala taiteen ja talouden rajanylittäjänä musiikin korkeakoulutuksessa. [Integrative pedagogy: Kalevala as a boundary object between art and economy in higher music education] Finnish Journal of Music Education. 18(1): 8-19.

Luonila, M. & Johansson, T. 2015. The Role of Events and Festivals in the Regional Development of Cities. Event Management, 19(2): 211-226.

Vilén, T. 2013. Being in Between – An Ethnographic Study of Opera and Dialogical Identity Construction. Finalists of 10th Thesis competition of European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration. EDAMBA Journal 2013.

Tuori, A. & Vilén, T. 2011. Subject Positions and Power Relations in Creative Organizations: Taking a Discursive View on Organizational Creativity. Creativity and Innovation Management, 20(2): 90-99.

Chapters in research books

Johansson, T. 2017. Introduction: Making sense of arts, management and education. In Johansson, T. & Luonila, M. (Eds.), Making sense of arts management: Research, cases and practices. Helsinki: Unigrafia.

Johansson, T. 2017. Dialogical leadership in the arts. In Johansson, T. & Luonila, M. (Eds.), Making sense of arts management: Research, cases and practices. Helsinki: Unigrafia.

Vilén, T. 2009. Creativity in Action: A Practice View on Opera Productions. In A. Rehn & N. Koivunen (Eds.), Creativity and the Contemporary Economy. Malmö: Liber.

Conference proceedings (refereed)

Jyrämä, A. & Johansson, T. 2017. Co-branding an identity – international comparison of Music Centres. Conference Proceedings of AIMAC 2017, Peking June 2017.

Johansson, T. & Jyrämä, A. 2015. Towards a community identity: Negotiating the boundaries of collaboration in the Helsinki Music Centre. 13th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 28-July 1, 2015.

Johansson, T., Lahtinen, A-M., & Ojala, H. 2013. Art-based business learning in higher education: connecting artistic and economic knowledge domains. Conference paper presented in the 15th European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Conference, Munich, German, August 27-31, 2013.

Luonila, M. & Johansson, T. 2013. The role of festivals and events in the regional development of cities – Cases of two Finnish cities. Conference paper presented in the 12th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC), Bogota, Columbia, June 26-29, 2013.

Vilén, T. 2012. Continuous negotiation of access in organizational ethnography: Examining the relational practice of fieldwork.  Conference paper presented in EGOS colloquium, Helsinki, Finland, July 5-7, 2012.

Vilén, T. 2011. The dynamics of institutional pluralism: Construction and intertwining of multiple logics in the context of opera house. Conference paper presented in EGOS colloquium, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 7-9, 2011.

Vilén, T. 2011. Perceptions on the forthcoming Helsinki Music Centre. Reflections on processes of creating joint organizational identity, image and brand. Conference paper presented in the 11th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC), Antwerp, Belgium, 3-6 July, 2011.

Vilén, T. 2010. Fighting for the Local: Tensions in Preserving the National Identity of an Opera House in the Globalized Field. Conference paper presented in EGOS colloquium, Lisbon, Portugal, July 1-4, 2010.

Vilén, T. 2010. Becoming an ‘Insider’: Participation and the Continues Negotiation of Access in Ethnographic Research. Conference paper presented in the 3rd Qualitative Research Method Conference, Vaasa, Finland, June 1-3, 2010.

Vilén, T. 2009. In Between the Identities – Dialectic Struggles and Organizational Identity Construction in an Opera House Context.  Conference paper presented in Critical Management Studies Conference, Warwick, UK, July 13-15, 2009.

Tuori, A. & Vilén, T. 2009. Producing Subject Positions and Power Relations in Creative Industry Organizations: Taking a Critical View on Organizational Creativity. Conference paper presented in EGOS colloquium, Barcelona, Spain, July 2-4, 2009.

Segercrantz, B., Tuori, A. & Vilén, T. 2008. Hearing Voices? Narrating, Polyphony and Identity in Qualitative Research Process.  Conference paper presented in ‘Telling Tales’ Qualitative Research in Management and Organization Conference, Albuquerque, USA, March 11-13, 2008.

 

Non-refereed scientific articles

Johansson, T., Lahtinen, A-M., & Ojala, H. 2015. Art-based business learning in arts management education. Encatcscholar/. Vol. 4.

Non-refereed conference proceedings

Johansson, T. & Jyrämä, A. 2013.  Do we have joint values to build on? Practices of valuation in the case of Helsinki Music Centre. Conference paper presented in Kulttuuripolitiikan tutkimuksen päivät [Cultural Policy Research Days], Helsinki, Finland, May 16-17, 2013.

Luonila, M. & Johansson, T. 2013. Towards a festival city? The role of festivals and events in the regional development of cities – cases of two Finnish cities. Conference paper presented in the 4th Workshop on Managing Arts & Cultural Organizations, Bologna, Italy, October 25-26, 2012.

Luonila, M. & Johansson, T. 2013. The role of festivals and events in the regional development of cities – Cases of two Finnish cities. Conference presentation in Jazz for Professionals, scholarly meeting, Pori, Finland, July 20, 2013.

Vilén, T. 2009. Leading Artistic Productions in Institutional Context. Jazz for Professionals, scholarly meeting, Pori, Finland, July 21, 2009.

Vilén, T. 2007. New House, New Identity? De-aesthetication, Nostalgia and Identity in an Opera Organization after the Change of Place. Conference paper presented in 3rd Workshop on Art & Aesthetics for Organizing and Management, Gattierés, France, July 18-20, 2007.

Vilén, T. 2006. Inside an “Opera Factory” – Managing the Integration of Business and Creative Knowledge. Conference paper presented in Call for Creative Futures, Oulu, Finland, November 10-11, 2006.

Scientific books (monographs)

Johansson, T. & Luonila, M. (Eds.) 2017. Making sense of arts management – Research, Cases and Practices. Sibelius Academy Publications 11. Helsinki: Unigrafia.

Anttonen, R., Ateca-Amestoy, V., Holopainen, K., Johansson, T., Jyrämä, A., Karkkunen, An., Kiitsak-Prikk, K., Kuznetsova-Bogdanovits, K., Luonila, M., Kolar, J-M., Plaza, B., Pulk, K., Pusa, T., Ranczakowska-Ljutjuk, A., Sassi, M., Stiller, I. & Äyväri, A. 2016. Managing Art Projects with Societal Impact. Study book for students, stakeholders and researchers. Sibelius Academy Research Report Publications 17. Helsinki: Unigrafia.

Vilén, T. 2010. Being in Between – An Ethnographic Study of Opera and Dialogical Identity Construction. Economics and Society nr 216. Helsinki: Edita.

Luonila, M. & Johansson, T. 2014. Tapahtumakaupungit Pori ja Seinäjoki – strategisesti ja käytännössä: Festivaalituotannon keskustelu strategiateksteissä sekä käytännön toiminnassa. [Event cities Pori and Seinäjoki in strategy and practice: Discourse on festival production in strategies and practices of cities] In M. Luonila (Ed.), Tapahtumakaupungin hyvät käytännöt – keskustelua suomalaisista tapahtumakaupungeista. Sibelius Academy Research Report Publications 16.

Laakso. E., Rekola, H., Tanninen-Komulainen, E., Vilén, T., & Wulff, S. 2010. Changing Room: Mobility of Non-Artistic Cultural Professionals in Europe. Research report, Sibelius Academy Kuopio department.

Publications intended for professional communities

Anttonen, R., Ateca-Amestoy, V., Holopainen, K., Johansson, T., Jyrämä, A., Karkkunen, An., Kiitsak-Prikk, K., Kuznetsova-Bogdanovits, K., Luonila, M., Kolar, J-M., Plaza, B., Pulk, K., Pusa, T., Ranczakowska-Ljutjuk, A., Sassi, M., Stiller, I. & Äyväri, A. 2016. Managing Art Projects with Societal Impact – in a nutshell. Publication of European Commision funded project within the Lifelong Learning Programme.

Asiantuntijuusalueet
arts management
Arts Management
societal impact of arts
Qualitative research
Ethnography