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

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

Examining Markets, Marketing, Consumers, and Society through Documentary Films

Russell Belk, York University, published "Examining Markets, Marketing, Consumers, and Society through Documentary Films" on August 23rd, 2011 in Journal of Macromarketing's OnlineFirst collection. Dr. Belk kindly provided the following responses to his article. Who is the target audience for this article? Those with an interest in macromarketing, historical, or film research regarding markets, marketing, … Continue reading Examining Markets, Marketing, Consumers, and Society through Documentary Films