An Operational Perspective of Yanni in Concert


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BUS 123
5 June 2010
An Operational Perspective of Yanni in Concert
The Yanni concert “Live at the Acropolis” was an example of effective operational management. The concert took place at the Herodes Atticus Theatre, Athens, Greece, on September 25, 1993. Yanni played the concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the infamous group based in London. There were over 10,000 concert-goers in attendance. A video and album were made from the concert, thereby immortalizing the event.
Perhaps part of the success of the concert can be surmised by the album sales. The best-selling album had “sold 3.6 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan” by the year 2008...
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.....ution. The concert, its success, and subsequent successes for the musical career of Yanni belies the prowess of the musician and his team in operational management. Any great event is conducted by ensuring that there is a strong setup and positive results which perpetuate.
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