Are Academy Awards Effective Signals of Quality Films?

The Academy Awards is a well-established celebration of talent and achievement in the film industry. Yesterday marked the Oscars' 88th award ceremony, a testament to the popularity of the Academy Awards, but popularity alone does not mean that the Oscars are a reliable signal of quality. We revisit the article, "Why Some Awards Are More Effective Signals … Continue reading Are Academy Awards Effective Signals of Quality Films?

The Oscars, Creativity and Management Research

And the Oscar goes to... You may have heard that the 2015 Oscars/Academy Awards are being telecast today to a worldwide audience. At this time each year we turn our attention to the world of entertainment and how it's portrayed and studied in top research. This always yields an interesting array of articles. And here they are... 15 articles spanning … Continue reading The Oscars, Creativity and Management Research

Behind the Scenes: Management Research on Film

Talk about films is in the air today as the Oscars/Academy Awards are telecast to a worldwide audience. This means it's that time of the year again when those of us at Management INK not only pause to enjoy films as entertainment, but also to explore what top research has to say about the creative arts. It … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Management Research on Film

The Oscars: Shining a Light on the Best in Film

Today the Oscars, or Academy Awards, program for excellence in cinematic achievement will be telecast worldwide. What does academic research have to say about global films and the industries surrounding them? Plenty, it appears. We’ve pulled together a collection of articles spanning film and television and covering such issues as: using films to teach organizational … Continue reading The Oscars: Shining a Light on the Best in Film