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Oscarnomics: Evaluating The Economic Worth Of The Academy Awards, 2012 Fordham University

Oscarnomics: Evaluating The Economic Worth Of The Academy Awards

Fordham Business Student Research Journal

This investigation addresses limitations associated with previous research to determine empirically the value of winning or being nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award on an film's weekly box office grosses. in addition, this study delves into yet unstudied territory by measuring how an Academy Award affects the careers of actors and actresses nominated for or awarded the Best Actor and Actress trophies for the first time. Overall, results suggest that both nominations and wins in the Best Picture category increase weekly box office grosses following their respective announcements. Unexpectedly, findings indicate that Academy Award nominations and wins tend not …


Late Night Television And Its Impact On The Music Industry Via Album Sales And Social Media, Matthew Robin 2012 Syracuse University

Late Night Television And Its Impact On The Music Industry Via Album Sales And Social Media, Matthew Robin

Honors Capstone Projects - All

Experiential learning has been a large part of my college experience. My work experiences have allowed me to understand the music industry in a very unique way. One experience was my semester in Los Angeles, where I worked at Jimmy Kimmel Live! It was there that I was able to see the influence that these shows could have on musical guests and vice versa. The late-night landscape is as booming as it ever has been, with many different outlets for talent. I wanted to demonstrate that the process of getting an artist on a late-night show is a very …


University Union: Becoming Syracuse University’S Official Programming Board And A College Programming Paradigm, Robert John Dekker 2012 Syracuse University

University Union: Becoming Syracuse University’S Official Programming Board And A College Programming Paradigm, Robert John Dekker

Honors Capstone Projects - All

This Capstone project completed per the requirements of the Renee Crown University Honors Program in form is part research paper, part personal narrative, part topical history, part business plan, part guide and resource, and part portfolio. It is structured in four critical parts. The first will be a history of programming at Syracuse University as it relates to the history of University Union, the university’s official programming board. This overview covers fifty years, beginning in 1962 with the founding of the board. Following this will be an assessment of the capacity of college programming to further the goals of unifying, …


Fundraising For Preservation Of Islamic Manuscripts, Maria E. Gonzalez 2012 La Salle University

Fundraising For Preservation Of Islamic Manuscripts, Maria E. Gonzalez

Maria E Gonzalez

No abstract provided.


Internship Report For The New Orleans Ballet Association, Ashley Floyd 2012 University of New Orleans

Internship Report For The New Orleans Ballet Association, Ashley Floyd

Arts Administration Master's Reports

The following internship report documents my marketing internship with the New Orleans Ballet Association in the summer of 2011. Incorporated in 1969, NOBA is one of the few organizations in the Central Gulf region dedicated solely to dance. During my internship, I worked with the Marketing Coordinator and Executive Director on culminating events centered around NOBA's season of dance and education programs. My primary goals were to create and distribute marketing material concerning the upcoming season and to assist the Marketing Coordinator with event promotions. This internship report provides an overview of NOBA based on observational research and in-depth analysis …


Beads, Sculptures, And Baskets: South African Traditional Craft As A Means Of Economic Empowerment, Sasha Kaori Hippard 2012 SIT Study Abroad

Beads, Sculptures, And Baskets: South African Traditional Craft As A Means Of Economic Empowerment, Sasha Kaori Hippard

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

The significance of the South African traditional craft industry is often associated with the preservation of historical culture. However, besides being a crucial element in the protection and promotion of cultural heritage, craftwork also can be a significant source of income generation for disadvantaged communities across South Africa. The African Art Centre, a non-profit organization located in Durban, reaches out to various communities of disadvantage in and around the KwaZulu Natal province, holding training and design workshops, providing access to craft skills and materials, and providing a market for the sale of craft as a source of sustainable economic empowerment. …


Check-In, Attendees of the Symposium 2012 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Check-In, Attendees Of The Symposium

NJTIP Annual Symposium

Check-in for the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property's 7th Annual Symposium


The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas, Jennifer S. Mueller, Shimul Melwani, Jack A. Goncalo 2012 University of Pennsylvania

The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas, Jennifer S. Mueller, Shimul Melwani, Jack A. Goncalo

Management Papers

People often reject creative ideas, even when espousing creativity as a desired goal. To explain this paradox, we propose that people can hold a bias against creativity that is not necessarily overt and that is activated when people experience a motivation to reduce uncertainty. In two experiments, we manipulated uncertainty using different methods, including an uncertainty-reduction prime. The results of both experiments demonstrated the existence of a negative bias against creativity (relative to practicality) when participants experienced uncertainty. Furthermore, this bias against creativity interfered with participants’ ability to recognize a creative idea. These results reveal a concealed barrier that creative …


Diy Pr: How Independent Music Artists Use Online Social Networks For Public Relations Purposes, Martina Lawless 2012 Department of Media Communications, Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Diy Pr: How Independent Music Artists Use Online Social Networks For Public Relations Purposes, Martina Lawless

Theses

Significance of the study: Independent musicians are a huge part of the Irish music industry and yet they are the part that do not have the backing of a record label. This means independent musicians need to look at cheap or even free ways to promote themselves to existing fans and potential new fans. With the emergence of social networks musicians both signed and independent have the tools necessary to engage in a new form DIY PR. The purpose of this study is to look at the different ways that social networks have helped musicians in recent years, but also …


Museums, Leadership, And Transfer: An Inquiry Into Organizational Supports For Learning Leadership, Julie I. Johnson 2012 Antioch University - PhD Program in Leadership and Change

Museums, Leadership, And Transfer: An Inquiry Into Organizational Supports For Learning Leadership, Julie I. Johnson

Antioch University Full-Text Dissertations & Theses

Given the rapid changes that 21st century museums must manage, flexible thinking about leadership forms and purposes is needed. Today's complex leadership landscape necessitates that staff engage in enacting leadership with positional leaders. Limited empirical literature exists that describes how the next generation of museum leaders is being nurtured and developed. The purpose of this study was to: describe museum professionals' perceptions of leadership practices; investigate museums as sites of organizational and leadership learning; and consider the experiences of museum professionals who have participated in leader development programs. The study involved an on-line survey with 310 professionals working in U.S. …


Rationalising Public Service: Scheduling As A Tool Of Management In Rté Television, Ann-Marie Murray 2011 Technological University Dublin

Rationalising Public Service: Scheduling As A Tool Of Management In Rté Television, Ann-Marie Murray

Doctoral

Developments in the media industry, notably the increasing commercialisation of broadcasting and deregulation, have combined to create a television system that is now driven primarily by ratings. Public broadcast organisations must adopt novel strategies to survive and compete in this new environment, where they need to combine public service with popularity. In this context, scheduling has emerged as the central management tool, organising production and controlling budgets, and is now the driving force in television. Located within Weber’s theoretical framework of rationalisation, this study analyses the rise of scheduling as part of a wider organisational response to political and economic …


2011 Manifest Program, Columbia College Chicago 2011 Columbia College Chicago

2011 Manifest Program, Columbia College Chicago

Manifest Programs

A program for the Manifest Urban-Arts Festival held by Columbia College Chicago on May 13, 2011.


Influence Or Deterrence: A Critical Analysis Of The History And Current State Of Music Videos In The Us, Shannon Blow 2011 Stephen F Austin State University

Influence Or Deterrence: A Critical Analysis Of The History And Current State Of Music Videos In The Us, Shannon Blow

Undergraduate Research Conference

This paper critically examines the medium of music videos and its influences in society through examples and through a variety of critical theoretical concepts.


Art For Reward's Sake: Visual Art Recruits The Ventral Striatum, Simon Lacey, Henrik Hagvedt, Vanessa Patrick, Amy Anderson, Randall Stilla, Gopikrishna Deshpande, Hu Xioping, Joao Sato, Srinivas K. REDDY, Krish Sathian 2011 Singapore Management University

Art For Reward's Sake: Visual Art Recruits The Ventral Striatum, Simon Lacey, Henrik Hagvedt, Vanessa Patrick, Amy Anderson, Randall Stilla, Gopikrishna Deshpande, Hu Xioping, Joao Sato, Srinivas K. Reddy, Krish Sathian

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

A recent study showed that people evaluate products more positively when they are physically associated with art images than similar non-art images. Neuroimaging studies of visual art have investigated artistic style and esthetic preference but not brain responses attributable specifically to the artistic status of images. Here we tested the hypothesis that the artistic status of images engages reward circuitry, using event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) during viewing of art and non-art images matched for content. Subjects made animacy judgments in response to each image. Relative to non-art images, art images activated, on both subject- and item-wise analyses, reward-related …


Impact Of Human Capital On The Organization Performance, Philadelphia University 2011 Philadelphia University

Impact Of Human Capital On The Organization Performance, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Southern Gold Coast Music Hubs Legacy Document, Ben Farr-Wharton, Kerry Brown, Thomas Dick 2011 Southern Cross University

Southern Gold Coast Music Hubs Legacy Document, Ben Farr-Wharton, Kerry Brown, Thomas Dick

Thomas Dick

This report accounts for the potential economic and social benefits of the Southern Gold Coast Music Hub Project to the Southern Gold Coast (SGC) region. It explores linked subprojects, events and activities that will come under the banner of the SGC Music Hub project, accounting for the quantification, timing and synergies of such endeavors. Significantly this report proposes implementation strategies including a roadmap to secure a signature creative industries-­ based festival to occur in Southern Gold Coast region over the next three years. This document has been informed by an extensive research and data collection process. This has included a …


An Investigation Into How Greater Financial Stability Can Be Achieved For Portugal’S National Museums Under Management Of The Portuguese Institute Of Museums And Conservation (Imc), Luis Ramos Pinto 2011 Sotheby's Institute of Art

An Investigation Into How Greater Financial Stability Can Be Achieved For Portugal’S National Museums Under Management Of The Portuguese Institute Of Museums And Conservation (Imc), Luis Ramos Pinto

MA Theses

The European sovereign debt crisis has led to considerable cuts in public funding for the arts. Portugal, one of the countries most affected by the crisis has recently seen consistent public cuts for its cultural organizations. With the prospect of continued budget cuts, this paper seeks to examine how Portugal's largest public institute for the management of museums and built heritage the IMC (Instituto de Museus e Conservação) can seek to generate more private revenue and lower its costs in order to garner greater financial stability for itself. The research, based primarily on financial information dating up to 2010 looks …


Entrepreneurship In The Creative Industries: An International Perspective, Lori Wagner 2011 Sacred Heart University

Entrepreneurship In The Creative Industries: An International Perspective, Lori Wagner

New England Journal of Entrepreneurship

Book review by Lori Wagner.

Henry, Colette, ed. Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries: An International Perspective. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007. ISBN 9781845426101


U.S. Biennial, Inc.; Prospect New Orleans, Ashley Chavis 2010 University of New Orleans

U.S. Biennial, Inc.; Prospect New Orleans, Ashley Chavis

Arts Administration Master's Reports

In February 2010, I began an internship with U.S. Biennial, Inc. in their New York City office. U.S. Biennial, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that produces Prospect New Orleans, an international contemporary art show. I was asked to be the Development Intern to work directly with the Director of Development as well as assist the other staff with their day-to-day duties. The following report includes an overview of the organization, a description of my role as an intern with the organization, my analysis of the administration of the organization, and my recommendations for the organization that I developed over the …


How To Achieve Customer Knowledge Retention., Philadelphia University 2010 Philadelphia University

How To Achieve Customer Knowledge Retention., Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


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