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Location: Fordham Law School Building, Skadden Conference Center, 150 W 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
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Tuesday, May 3 • 11:30am - 11:50am
Diversity and Team Performance: the US Music Industry

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A significant amount of research has been carried out to investigate the existing bonds between team characteristics and team outcomes in contexts of social creativity. Specifically, how work group diversity affects its performance is of great relevance but unfortunately, there is no clear understanding of the diversity-performance relationship. Therefore, to improve our understanding of this phenomenon, it would be worthwhile to investigate further empirical settings. For this reason, we decided to study the music industry that, to our knowledge, has never been chosen as empirical setting for the application of the theoretical constructs linked to the topic of team diversity and performance. Our research aims at analyze the US music industry to study the relationship between job-related characteristics of team diversity and team performances.

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Luigi Nasta

PhD Candidate, LUISS
Luigi Nasta is a doctoral student in the LUISS PhD program in Management. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Economics and Business Management. He works as teaching assistant for many graduate courses in the Business and Management department of LUISS University: corporate strategies, business strategies and strategic consulting. He also works in the LUISS Creative Business Center as a researcher and as didactic tutor for... Read More →

Luca Pirolo

LUISS "Guido Carli" University
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Patrik Wikstrom

Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology
I am a principal research fellow and chief investigator at the QUT Digital Media Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia. I use and develop computational methods to examine changing creative practices, usage patterns and social interaction in the digital creative economy - with a particular focus on music. | http://www.qut.edu.au/research/dmrc

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Richard Gershon

Western Michigan University
Richard A. Gershon, Ph.D., (Ohio University, 1986) is Professor and Co-Director of the Telecommunications & Information Management program at Western Michigan University where he teaches courses in Media Management and Telecommunications.  He is the author of six books, including Digital Media & Innovation: Management and Design Strategies in Communication (Sage, 2016) and Media, Telecommunications and Business Strategy – 2nd... Read More →

Tuesday May 3, 2016 11:30am - 11:50am
Room 401 Law School
  • Manuscript # 1078
  • Session # A12

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