The Trajectory of Success in Hollywood: The Roller Coaster Careers of Film Directors

[We're pleased to welcome Babis Mainemelis of The American College of Greece. Dr. Mainemelis recently published an article in Journal of Management Inquiry, entitled "Surviving a Boundaryless Creative Career: The Case of Oscar-Nominated Film Directors, 1967-2014" with co-authors Sevasti-Melissa Nolas of University of Sussex and Stavroula Tsirogianni of Canterbury Christ Church University.] For the general … Continue reading The Trajectory of Success in Hollywood: The Roller Coaster Careers of Film Directors

Pushing the Boundaries: Studying the Boundaryless Creative Careers of Film Directors

Creative careers can differ quite a bit from the average 9-to-5 desk job, but only some go so far as to defy boundaries in the way that boundaryless careers do. Individuals in boundaryless careers enjoy organizational mobility, geographical mobility, occupational mobility, the ability to work outside of organizational boundaries based on preference, and the ability to reject career opportunities … Continue reading Pushing the Boundaries: Studying the Boundaryless Creative Careers of Film Directors

Kim and Jensen (2011). How Product Order Affects Market Identity Repertoire Ordering in the US Opera Market

Republished with permission. The original post was published on the ASQ Blog. Authors: Bo Kyung Kim – Southern Methodist University Michael Jensen – University of Michigan Interviewers: Simone Napolitano – University of Bologna Paula Ungureanu – University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Article link: http://http://asq.sagepub.com/content/56/2/238.abstract Question 1. A central tenet of this interesting study is … Continue reading Kim and Jensen (2011). How Product Order Affects Market Identity Repertoire Ordering in the US Opera Market

No texting, plz! :)

It can be discouraging for instructors who, after taking the time to prepare a lesson plan, find their students texting rather than taking notes in class. Educators across all disciplines and state lines are faced with the dilemma of how to respond. Is it a sign of disrespect or simply the burgeoning of a new … Continue reading No texting, plz! 🙂

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Hollywood’s Gender-Wage Gap

Kaley Cuoco recently learned the hard way to be careful what you say in an interview after her comments on feminism in the February issue of Redbook magazine provoked some harsh criticism from the media and fans alike. When asked if she considered herself a feminist, the 29-year old actress was quoted as saying "Is … Continue reading A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Hollywood’s Gender-Wage Gap

A Cornucopia of Book Reviews!

Looking for holiday gift ideas or just a good read to relax with over the long weekend? We've provided you with three insightful book reviews to sink your teeth into. Saru Jayaraman. Behind the Kitchen Door. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2013. 208 pp. ISBN 978-0-8014-7951-9. $15.95 (Paperback). Read the review by Janice Fine … Continue reading A Cornucopia of Book Reviews!

Happy Thanksgiving from Management INK!

Happy Thanksgiving! In celebration of this American holiday, we're happy to share some Thanksgiving Facts for all to digest! Thanksgiving first became a holiday in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving. Later, President Franklin Roosevelt clarified that Thanksgiving should always be celebrated on the … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from Management INK!

SAGE @ AOM 2014!

Greetings from the city of brotherly love! The Academy of Management 2014 Annual Meeting is officially in full swing! This year's theme is "The Power of Words," reminding us that in an age of high speed communication, the might as well as the consequences of how we use words is ever increasing. A full program … Continue reading SAGE @ AOM 2014!

Using Gaming to Help Stroke Recovery

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 795,000 people in the United States experience a stroke every year. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke states that there are about 4 million people living in the United States living with the effects of a stroke, which can include problems such as … Continue reading Using Gaming to Help Stroke Recovery

An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur

We're pleased to feature Journal of Management Inquiry's "Meet the Person." Sonal Minocha, George Stonehouse and Martin Reynolds interviewed film director Shekhar Kapur, asking questions regarding his background, his thoughts on creativity, the role of education, and more. This interview and literature review serve our purpose of providing a deeper understanding of the concept of … Continue reading An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur