McGill University News and Events
Crowdfunding’s profile has been on a constant rise ever since it first landed two decades back. It’s an ideal platform for entrepreneurs in edgy sectors looking for capital, as well as for getting...
Authors: Younkin, P., Kuppuswamy, V.
Publication: Management Science
Authors: Aleksandra Kacperczyk, Peter Younkin
Publication: Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 62, No. 4, December 2017
When Hollywood is taken to task for the lack of diversity in high-profile films, decision-makers' responses tend to boil down to the idea that they're actually giving audiences what they want....
The lack of diversity in Hollywood is obvious. But the more the issue is brought to light, the more those in charge continue to offer both blame and reasons why. Instead of looking to see what...
Hollywood’s track record on showcasing minority talent and storylines is pretty awful, even considering some recent efforts to diversify programming. Some studios argue that the fault lies not with...
Authors: Venkat Kuppuswamy, Peter Younkin
Films with multiple black actors in leading roles achieve significantly higher domestic box-office revenues than films with no black actors, according to a new study from the University of North...
Author: Peter Younkin
Publication: Organization Studies
We often try to hire people who are self-starters, who will work for us as if they own the business. The risk of finding such a person is that they may one day leave us to start their own company.