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H. also „nichtweiter-Hinterfragung“ der jeweiligen Situation bei den zwei Interaktionspartnern (ebenso wie beim o. a. “ Berger/Luckmann schreiben hierzu: „Diese wechselseitige Typisierung ist zwar noch keine Institutionalisierung, da bei nur zwei Personen keine Möglichkeit zu einer Typologie der Akteure besteht. ) in die sich die habitualisierten Tätigkeiten von zwei oder mehr Einzelpersonen einfügen können“ (Berger/Luckmann 1991: 61), d. h. 2 Organisation als Institution 43 dauert“ (Berger/Luckmann 1991: 59).

Für ihn sind es gerade diese „andauernden Mehrdeutigkeiten“ die dazu zwingen, die Organisation so flexibel und offen wie möglich zu halten. Und gerade Kunst- und Kulturbetriebe 52 3 Mensch als Ausgangspunkt leben ja permanent in diesen „Mehrdeutigkeiten“, denn „Mehrdeutigkeit“ ist eines der Grundprinzipien aller Kunst. Diese Überlegungen sollten jedoch keineswegs dahingehend missverstanden werden, dass im Bereich von Kunst- und Kulturbetrieben nun völlig auf Planung und Organisation verzichtet werden soll.

B. ; die Ebene der bekundeten Werte, d. h. konkrete Wertvorstellungen und Verhaltensweisen, wie z. B. Strategien, Ziele, Philosophien, bekundete Rechtfertigungen, ungeschriebene Verhaltensrichtlinien (was gilt als „gut“ bzw. „schlecht“, welches Verhalten wird „belohnt“ oder „bestraft“), Verbote usw. Diese schlagen sich nieder z. B. in Strategischen Leitbildern oder der Mission eines Kulturbetriebs, aber auch in bestimmten Vorstellungen von dem, „was sich gehört und was nicht“; die Ebene der Grundprämissen, d.

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